Children, to me, are one of the most magical things in this world. I'd say that as a mother of one, with another on the way, my view might be biased. But I've long loved being in the company of children, and not only my own. Anytime I'm feeling exasperated, overwhelmed, upset, anger, confused... children have this knack of getting me to laugh. I'm not even sure they try, either. Yet the real question is why are children so magical? After a lot of thought, I've come up with... continue reading
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From an early age I had this strange obsession with buildings, and items that had been abandoned by humankind. The more old and overgrown by nature these items were, the more fascinating they became for me. It wasn't until recently that I began to piece the reasoning behind this together. Online searches told me I was not the only one with this 'gothic' obsession, either. It all boils down to four very simple facts. 1. These abandoned things and places represent a very real image of what... continue reading
Six year pass from the day join Dreamstime, from the hobby, I think about earn some money from my image, so I request Dreamstime to be an exclusive user.Today, I receive email from Dreamstime approve my request. And I'm very happy when I see my Earning increase from 21$ for 19 download to 46$. Surprise!!!!!Now, I have a reason to take more picture and upload to Dreamstime, waiting for the first 100$.Thanks Dreamstime! continue reading
Hi there.I had to learn the hard way with under 50% approval...So i would like to help YOU to get started BETTER!Problem: Dreamstime don't accepts single Web Graphic ButtonsSolution: Group your buttons and banners to 2 or more in one pictureProblem: Car's and Car Parts are under copyright!Solution: Don't waste your time taking photos of car parts. (The ones visible from outside.)Problem: Tight Crops!Solution: Don't crop your pictures, the more is visible the better!Problem:... continue reading
It happened again.For the second time over the course of many, many years, I've suffered a hard-drive failure. The poor 500GB drive on my desktop unit, after enduring years of endless spinning and whirring,and for reasons unknown to me, passed on. And with much sadness and horror, having done so, took with it a ton of data to a now invisible and inaccessible land of 010111011000's.The real headache however, is that this drive was my 'photo' drive, and upon it were written tons of photos. Countless... continue reading
Check out this thread!In the above thread there is a discussion on how to remove the text from the concerned image. Now what I was wondering about is, why do people put that thing there anyway? That was quite a nice customer (or a desperate customer) who bought that file. Even if you do have the best greeting card background in the whole website and the customer has no idea how to remove your "Your text here" guide, why would the file be bought? They'd go look for something else.I have read... continue reading
Don't be too happy about the title. I'm not going to tell you the exact process to get rid of it. Call it a trade secret reserved for the persistent guys? I'll tell you what they are exactly referring to - fix it yourself. (I'm soo mean?)I recently intentionally uploaded a set of overprocessed images. Okay, it might bring my AR to 30% or some day to a negative number...but it doesn't bother me much. Common sense says I'll be able to upload only 20 images a week for the lack of time. And getting... continue reading
Today I sold a set of images showing the beauty of Indian women/girls:I suspect it was bought by one buyer. It would be so nice to know for what sake:) I am aware of the fact that it is possible to search pictures in the internet but so far I have been successful only few times.Anyway, the buyer (or maybe not the single one) thank you very much! continue reading
A while a go I created a real funny blog about the Top ten reasons to date a photographer:Today a friend photographer published another 10 reasons in FB and here they are:1.- They'll show you the light.2.- You'll always have a great camera at hand.3.- You can talk to him/her about other stuff different from football.4.- You'll get to see many cultural expresions.5.- The (book) shelves will be full of interesting books that will give your house an interesting mood.6.- You will go... continue reading
How many kinds of reasons have you received about refused files? Did you really understant these reasons and do a well job to avoid receiving again? Undoubtedly, reading these reasons carefully is very helpful for you to avoid refusing and improve your acceptance ratio. Here is the complete list of refusing reasons which I collected before when my pics are refused. And some reasons are added for this time. So I call it vol. 2:) Maybe, some of them are too old to use, but I still hope this can be helpful... continue reading
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