Get yourself a cup of your favorite beverage and settle down in your reading chair because this is going to be a long but informative blog. We're going to go in depth of what Buyers are looking for, understanding the stock industry, and how you can compete in a dynamic and changing environment.WHAT ARE BUYERS LOOKING FOR?What kind of images are Buyers looking for? The short answer is this: EVERYTHING. Travel images, business, parenting, industry, technology, you name it, Buyers have a need. However,... continue reading
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Like most boys, I used to be fascinated by cars, and back when I was a kid, it was the Countach, Diablo, F40, and the Porsche 959 that covered our bedroom walls.Maybe it's just me being nostalgic, but I feel that today's car design flipped to a new paradigm that sorely affects both style and personality.Initially there was the American way and the European schools in terms of both engineering and styling. Then the Japanese industry took off and some decades later, the Koreans emerged... continue reading
An industry many of us probably don't consider when we are getting ready for our photo shoots is the scrap metal industry right? Well I would like to shine some light on on the subject and maybe you would consider adding some rustic charm to your portfolio.The picture above is the first ever image I have ever sold on Dreamstime and in my entire life I may add and its a pile of rusty scrap metal in a trailer. I'm sure a few of of us would scrap our heads thinking "why would a picture... continue reading
The Thermal Power Plant. Sunset. The contrast between the beautiful nature and a terrible human activity. Ideal sky and frightful smokestack pipe. The Thermal Power Plant 27 is a combined heat and power plant located in Moscow Oblast, Russia. It provides heat and power to Northern and Northeast districts of Moscow. Construction of Thermal power station began in 1987. The reinforced concrete pipe has a height of 249,6 m. The main fuel for the Thermal power station 27 is natural gas.... continue reading
Hi,I'm glad, my first one view = one sale, that's really a nice feeling... this is the picture: This picture is taken at less then a mile from my home, a strange place at night with the sounds of cars over your head and never nobody around... it's a depot of Belgian transport.Keyword buyer: desolate industry. Thank you!It really happens, Hope to get more surprises like this in Future and hope my favourite community is fine and clicking.Have a nice day full of beautiful pictures!... continue reading
Hello everyone :)Two years ago I've joined Dreamstime. Unfortunately, I haven't made any sell yet. I was not very active in the past two years, but now I work every day and looking forward for some result. My portfolio counting about 5.000 images that need to be retouched. Also, there is almost 200 images online. Photographing nature scene is my favourite discipline, but I have alot of images of people, buildings, business concepts... If you have some advice for me please, do not hesitate to hit... continue reading
I often see newbies asking questions on the message boards about what types of images are needed in this highly competitive business. To understand what end users are looking for, I recommend looking at the way dreamstime classifies images into categories and sub-categories.This is the their way of telling you what is being searched for by their users.Take the Business category, one of the most popular categories for stock images, as an example.You'll see the sub-categories break down as follows.... continue reading
This is what is left from the past for our generation. This is what we live. That is what we breathe. What remains in memory only some - but standing in front of the eyes of many people. It traces catastrophe that continues ... Cities that have become a symbol of danger. The mechanisms that are designed to make life easier - but in fact destroy it. Waste that can not cope with those who created them ... Every day we look at these deadly ikebana, and every day we ask someone to blame for... continue reading
It is a constant for new contributors joining Dreamstime so there are always people who are beginning their journey into the business of commercial photography. And thus, many of them invariably ask the same questions over and over as they seek answers for being successful in the world of microstock.One of the biggest problems they face is being able to separate the good advice from the bad. There are many myths and a general mindset that is perpetuated even by experienced microstockers. This... continue reading
I thought I would try bringing together some elements of my existing images to form one new image that works to a theme. All the component images are of the same topic.This type of image is very useful to designers, who often have a need for images to use as page headers, especially when designing websites.Here is a good example of what I'm talking about.This first one has a 'financial' theme ... continue reading
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