Stock photography has long been regarded as commercial-oriented content, intended for ads and all sort of advertising related materials. And it’s true, most of the buyers are using stock images in commercial purposes, meaning that, in order to comply with the laws, there are a number of limitations to what you can and what you can’t sell as stock. However, creativity and limitations don’t go really well together. Yes, you should avoid copyrighted elements and have a model release for each visible... continue reading
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Hello everybody, I just wanted to share an experience I had with DT that took me a while to figure out.I have been uploading RAW files taken with a Nikon D300 as additional format with every submission with no problems. It was after I started using a Nikon D800 with the "uncompressed RAW" setting when I could not upload files on this format anymore.After sending several inquiries to Costumer support and not getting a valid response or solution, it occur to me that maybe there's a "limit on... continue reading
to day, while i am uploading and submitting several image to Dreamstime, one of my image sold and make me reach my 1st payout limit... i can imagine before..here the image downloaded:and then.. to uploading much more my work will be my next goal with Dreamstime continue reading
You know when you are on top of your game when you get this error message from DT :)."Error: Due to the massive uploads, you can only make 53 submissions per week. Please continue the upload process after 7 days have passed since your first submission." - Have 63 pending files as im writing this.It means that you are really committing to your portfolio and shooting a lot of great images.That error message = good stuff, you should ALWAYS keep your upload que full. Always have a steady flow... continue reading
After two years I sold the 201st image:) I know it is not much and impressive but still, since I upload mostly editorials taken during my travels therefore stocks are rather my hobby than occupation so I am really happy and a kind of proud of myself:)These are few ofthe last sold images of mine: continue reading
It's really a good day today,right?That's the first time that all of my ten pictures were accepted in once upload.But there is still some problem.My photos before are not so good that my approval ratio is just 26.4% until now.This means that I can upload only 26 images per week.It's sounds so bad.Is there any way I can increase my upload limit?Can you tell me?Thank u. continue reading
Now I understand why people celebrate and announce their uploads. I went from 10 to 5 uploads a day because of massive uploads. Today I was "done" after one single upload!With this limit it takes forever to built a reasonable portfolio and everyone knows that size does matter.....Besides that: the last weeks there have been some technical problems that even made my 5 uploads a day impossible.I hope DT understands that this won't work for us (creative) photographers! continue reading
On the 27th of August I heard some inaccurate news (I don't remember if it was an e-mail!) that Mars will be the closest to earth, so it will be seen like another moon!On that night I was driving home and suddenly when I remembered I stopped the car and had a walk to see if I can see the moon clearly!I saw half of a moon :)) But haven't seen the other moon (Mars)! I confess I started looking to the stars like who has lost something :))But this story has inspired me to make these illustrations.... continue reading
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