Hi,this is my first blog :)When I started with DT 1.5 years ago, I had a lot of rejected photos. I didn´t want to give up, even if it was frustrating. I started to go to the College for a course in portrait and food photography, read a lot and just made photos.Learning by doing.My photos getting better and better now. When I upload now, nearly every photo is accepted.Even if I have just 31 sales yet, every sale makes me proud that someone likes or need my photo. And I´m proud that... continue reading
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Its been 2 years since I joined Dreamstime, and after some struggle to get my photos approved, Ive finally reached my 300th photo online. Getting them up can be tough initially, but with perseverance, one can work their way up.What Ive learned is- look into where few have gone. Ive had a thought that maybe one could generate income from resources that many others may have access to, so I looked into oil palm. So far, it turns out to be the work horse out of my gallery.... continue reading
Having been with DT for nearly a year I have experienced a range of highs and lows. Something I suspect most of us have to deal with is the rejection of images. In trying to analyse patterns in the rejections I have had I have noticed that they generally come in one of six forms;1. Uploading too many similar images to your portfolioThis is something I did a lot of early on and unfortunately did not learn my lesson quick enough as I had quite a few rejections early on. Quite righting, similar... continue reading
Finally I have 25 photos!!! I’m half the way to becoming a “photographer working exclusively with Dreamstime.com”. It’s really not so easy to start, so many rejects. I came to conclusion that there are several ways to minimize reject:First of all analyze quality (sharpness andcomposition ).If they are not perfect, there is no need to waste time processing these pictures. If you doubt to send picture or notbecause of the quality, don’t send them. They won’t be approved.If you... continue reading
23.07.2011 I had my first sale. I was so excited about it.I love this site because it inspires me to improve my pictures’ quality. All rejects are explained and it is a real help. Now I understand how useful rejects are. They are not a reason to be disappoint or to give way to despair. I feel like walking along a road with clear signs. If you follow them you will find what you are looking for. I hope I will reach my goal. continue reading
I have habit (last couple months) to upload 10 files...and DT team has got habit to refuse one of them:)OK, nobody and nothing is perfect (I mean own pictures). Some are rejected for Poor execution, some - for Too many on site but today I've got this reason:- File approved by accident. We apologize for the inconvenience but the image needs to be removed.I wonder what was wrong with my file, is it state secret to not say to me? Folks, did anybody ever receive such reason? continue reading
Hello all,I need some help.I'm currently in college and work for a non-profit sailing organization.Thus, my disposable income isn't to great.I currently own just an incredibly basic Nikon Coolpix camera so low and behold when I went to upload my images they were all rejected for "Poor optical performance due to low lens quality, such as lens fringing, chromatic aberrations, uneven sharpness in focus area. "The place where I take most of my photos to provide a unique set is several... continue reading
Hello my DT family,This is really a very happy moment for me that I've my 2 out of 3 graphics approved. The third on is under pending approval. The interesting thing is that as I uploaded them they got approved in no time (within 5 min).I was kind of scared regarding my graphics. Since I's submitting photographs I thought submitting graphics wouldn't be bad idea but fear is something that takes you back you know. So I limited myself to photographs. I used to think that what if my graphics got... continue reading
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