Hi folks,I’m well on my way of my first target of having 50 of my images accepted onto Dreamstime - still a long way to go I know, but I am getting there.Now onto my next target; to have my first sale.Beside the usual way of Tweeting, Pinterest and Facebook to promote my images I occasionally write about them on my blog.At the same time I also make sure I promote the Dreamstime website as well, because there are so many wonderful photographers and portfolios on site, that I just find... continue reading
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These are the thoughts of a new photographer at Dreamstime.I have been with Dreamstime for nearly two years and would like to share from my own experiences establishing my portfolio.When I started to build my portfolio at Dreamstime I found it often difficult to understand which images potential customers would be searching for. Besides keywords (maybe my next topic), I found that different compositions of the same subject often attracted more "views" and possibly translating into different... continue reading
If you're about to develop your web portfolio it might be useful to have a look at the blog of Zack Arias, Atlanta based photographer.He gives some Photography Critique Episodes on video, which are extremely helpful in "what's good and what's bad in photography and self-promotion" understanding.I like his blog generally as well, because besides the critique there is a lot of useful information, interesting thoughts, creative photos etc.I hope you won't be disappointed in spending time... continue reading
I think that I will stop looking through others portfolios, seeing the most popular images, the newest images.I worry too much that I might accidently copycat someone else.I love to see everyone else's designs and yet I am concerned that it will inspire me and that inspiration may be too close to the original, or a few days from now I will design something that is a vague recollection of something I have seen by someone else.I have a varied portfolio as you... continue reading
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