Since my first Dreamstime upload a little over 4 years ago I have planned to blog about significant milestones; first anniversary, first 100 sales, first 1000 uploads etc. However, for various reasons, including tick bite fever (do not try this at home), I never got around it. So, why blog now? My uploads this morning are 7100, a nice round number, but significant because my 1 January 2018 goal was to get 7000 uploads by end October, with 8000 by the end of the year. My other stats are 818... continue reading
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With this article, I'm going to look to the facts on how to increase sales while uploading images to Dreamstime, so if you think that you have great images and enough sales simply just skip this article, this is not for you. But if you have some outstanding images and still think you deserve more sales, please continue on reading this blog and check if you are doing these things that I will talk here about.Fill in relevant image info. It doesn't matter how wonderful your pictures are if... continue reading
We use Newsletter for several years. Now I would like to share my experience and our technique giving more subscriptions for newsletter. See our website, Newsletter form is on right side here(Attention: This work only on desktop website, mobile and tablet pages are different - available hereor here)We are providing newsletter like an everyday or weekly service sending forecast on email called:Weather for your emailWe say: Emails are without advertisement and without spam.... continue reading
Journey is often more beautiful than the destination , this is proved again and again.Mostly we start the journey for Photography destination early in the morning and as soon as we reached the outskirts of city we first encounter Sunrise then season specific fields, then hills and forest, rivers and bridges, lakes.We we pass through the fields and forest we got opportunity to shoot lots of birds , wild animals and reptiles.Season after rain provides opportunity to shoot clean blue... continue reading
Good Morning to everyone on Dreamstime. Today I am sharing my experience on crossing over 250 images online on dreamstime and also sharing my experience of getting exclusive badge on my profile.StartingI am interested in photography from my college time and wanted to become a photographer with online existence of my portfolio.When I was in college I always search on google for a online photo selling website so that I can sell my photo that I capture and get an chances to win some cash... continue reading
Really excited to share my first sale experience with you friends. I uploaded five files around 15 days ago(from the sale) and all of them gets selected and I was lucky enough to got the attention of a buyer in this short span of time, and my image got sold in 8 credits($1.80). What surprise me more that I find myself motivated and energetic after my first sale and created few more illustrations/graphics for coming events, so I created graphics for 4th July celebration... continue reading
Ever felt frustrated because you’re unable to get out of a vehicle to take photos while passing through beautiful and interesting places? Fear the bluurr no more and join me clicking away on the move! These shots are some of my favorites – perhaps not absolute technical perfection but often unique. Here’s what works for me with a DSLR…Image: Denali National ParkGetting Ready for action:1)You want to freeze all motion - especially your own - so set your camera to Shutter... continue reading
When speaking of domains like beauty or food, one of the most important marketing tools is the visual itself. A strong message, coupled with a good visual, has a more meaningful effect and the campaign stands more chances of being successful. This is the main reason we opted for a stock agency, as it allows us to have a constant source of relevant, high quality photos. We use social media, on and off site graphic visuals, email marketing, blog articles, prints - leaflets and flyers - as part of our... continue reading
'How' is important more than in 'What' Being a novice stock photographer we have may face many problems as economically, lack of proper device and equipment and so on as we are new to stock photography. But according to my point of view being a budding photographer we shouldn’t blame our situation. I like to remember a famous line given to a novice. That is, ‘start with what you have, where are you and do what you can’. This is golden rule to become... continue reading
Look through any micro-stock web-site and it's pretty obvious that buyers do like images with people in them. Sites are full of attractive, smiling or laughing models, beautifully dressed and full of confidence, staring straight at the camera.However is this what buyers really want? I don't think so, at least not always. From time to time we read that buyers actually don't want models that look like models. Rather they are looking for more natural images of real people engrossed in... continue reading
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