Many questions & opinions are going around the fact that there is a Free Section on DT & the fact that photographers are not paid any minimum cents by giving for free...!I wanted to answer the question made in a recent blog & I found my self over writing! So in order not to give incomplete answer, I'm writing you this...Q WHY THERE ARE FREE IMAGES?A Marketing strategy, competing with the other establishments in the same field. When the offer is high & the demand is low, some measures has... continue reading
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For over a year I am a contributor to DT and after that year, I did put some pictures in the free section that were not even looked at. To my surprise these images are now the best downloaded ones of my portfolio.There are more than 97.000 photographers active on DT alone. If every one of them has 10 pictures in the free section, well you can do the mathematics. That is 970.000 free photo's! I am sure there will be a usefull one for every designer. I have 4 pictures in the free section, but I... continue reading
I'm wondering - why has some of the images ended up in the free section - i've seen alot of very nice strawberry pictures that has been downloaded quite alot - Dreamstimes loses money per free download - but do they gain interest instead, that is more worth - i dunno - but from one point of view I feel DT are shooting themselves in the food by providing good quality free photos. continue reading
Royalty Free Clipart is great on:- most personal and promotional uses;- website and blog headers, magazine articles;- promotional greeting and postcards;- flyers, brochures;- banner ads.Is best to hire a freelance artist if you want:- logo design;- an image "taylor made" for you;- caricatures;- children's books.Different Price Tags.Clipart is cheaper but is not exclusive, and any competitor can have access to the same images.Clipart Licenses have restrictions... continue reading
Last months I've tried to promote my portfolio uploading all my images sellecting the point "If this submission doesn't qualify for the commercial stock section, I agree to make it available within the free section (RF-LL license)" and some of my uploads have been refused because they haven’t comercial interest as microstock.I understand that if refusal is for tecnic reason obviously image has to be refused also as free image, but… if the only problem is comercial interest...Anyone... continue reading
^@^Dear friends:Welcome to download my free images! :)These free images are about the spring, I like spring,spring is the season of their vitality,the Chinese saying goes: the spring, spring is the good start the year,plant germination, flowers bloom,so spring Show a beautiful picture of, lead us to a promising future!I love spring!^0^↓My free images!↓① Please click here to download② Please click here to download-... continue reading
I think donating images is very important, because it´s always great to get something for free.And, of course, it´s a good promotion for the other images in the portfolio.The new approved image is a set of various three-dimensional icons isolated over white:Other free images from my portfolio:If you like any of them, just download ;)Thanks for reading! Your feedback is always welcome! What do you think about donating images? continue reading
Hi Folks,I joined DT about 4 months ago. I got the DP virus about 10 years ago but went to DSLR very recently ... and I'm addicted now.Thanks to hard work and learning basic skills I managed to become an exclusive photographer.My next goal is to get 100 pictures online and at least 1 in level 2...we'll see :)NB : I think that as an exclusive photographer, in order to bring more people in, DT should give 2/3 free credits to the people we refer, to make them enroll and make a... continue reading
To all of you who have contributed your free images, thank you. Not only does it delight me to look at what you've donated to the community, but it provides an insight into your own personal portfolio. It sparks my own creativity, helps me to become a better designer and provides a portal to reach those of you more quickly that I can contact for an assignment-based project.I've often bookmarked those of you who frequently come up and have purchased from you in the past.I started out with... continue reading
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