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First Sale

Hello Folks,First of all I want to thank the mystery buyer of one my images, marking my first sale on Dreamstime.Hopefully it will now lead to further sales. The excitement of having images accepted on DT in the first place is just fantastic, especially after having quite a few rejections, but to have a sale - well it’s a different feeling altogether.Many thank’s for all the encouragement from the Dreamstime Family on my previous posts, and here’s to the future and more sales.Take... continue reading

A bit more from the past

Perhaps this photo shoot will forever remain a mystery. Furthermore, this was one of my favorite.This was the last massive photo shoot for the year 2010. I was really into making something special with that much people involved. And so we succeded. continue reading

Ethereal

Even if not the stockest (if I may express this way) of images I like dreamy, misty, ethereal shots a lot. I like to get into the atmosphere in make it happen. And I take inspiration from paintings, movies and other photographs when I take shots like that.For those of you who, like me, dream a lot, I'll talk a little about this type of images.Let's start with the begining.Back in 2004 I went to bank and had a loan made to buy a digital camera. Digital was expensive back then so I settled for... continue reading

The mystery of what sells

Like many other contributors on this site, I have placed some of my images on other stock sites to get as much coverage as possible of the stock agency market. This inevitably means giving up Exclusivity on some sites, but that is something I'm prepared to do for the moment.Spreading images over two or more sites gives us amateur photographers a fine opportunity to see what sells and what doesn't sell. What makes this process even more intriguing is the fact that, all too often, there are no clear... continue reading

Mystery in the tall trees

Dramatic images of trees are powerful symbols of growth, shelter, change and endurance. Trees as a metaphor are popular for many brands and services. Beyond commercial use, many people have a somewhat universal emotional connection to trees that goes beyond simple awe.Where I sit at my desk overlooking Puget Sound I can see probably 10,000 or more trees. How do you capture an image of trees that designers will want and how do you separate it from the forest? What trees and what images best... continue reading

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