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How to work with models? (Combine the Ideal & Reality)

As a microstocker when I think about models, before looking for a model I have to decide what I'm planning to shoot with my model. Fashion & glamour? Close-ups & body parts? Social concepts? Business concepts? If you plan your shooting that will make it easier to decide what model & from where!If you have a long list of different planned shooting you can try to choose models that comply with these different ideas & concepts! It's an easy mission but possible!Usually glamour... continue reading

Can We Get ”Real” this Thanksgiving?

Apparently every American has Martha Stewart on speed dial.At least that’s the impression you get when you look at holiday stock images.Just search keywords like Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Dinner or Holiday Traditions.The images that are returned are all a mélange of smiling, happy families sitting down to beautifully set dinner tables with a perfectly cooked meal.    I don’t know about you, but that’s not exactly how thing go down at my house.Do we always have a great meal... continue reading

Goal: To Sell Images Not to Capture Reality

I love all aspects of photography especially learning new things and challenging myself to create new images.When I first began in photography about 25 years ago, it was very difficult to change or alter what you captured.I shot mainly slide films for publishing.Pretty much what you shot is what you got.There were no second chances.When I first started selling stock photos, I was to a small degree, still in this same mindset.I mean, I would occasionally clone out a distracting branch... continue reading

Difference between expectation and reality

Now I have reached my personal first goal in DT.More than 50 photos were accepted. Of the more than 120 photos reject, we want not to talk to them now. But the rate of accepted photos increases. This is most definitely the right way. What surprised me most, however, is that differ significantly from Favorite my buyers and still my favorite. I like most the picture of the skyline of Regensburg, which was composed of six individual photos.Or the pictures of the Augsburg Town Hall with... continue reading

New stock fashion word or soon to be reality: Midstock

Midstock or better said stock photo's sold for between 10 to 100 dollars instead of 1 to 5.The word midstock is so fashionable new that they did not even yet decide on the proper definition yet.It comes, very rudely spoken to this:The big expensive stocks will realize they can't compete with microstock any longer and will lower their prices. NOT to a microstock level but in between micro and Big.Microstock will realise, they have become so popular that they can rise their prizes a bit and... continue reading

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