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Royalty Free Or Editorial?

I love taking photos of passenger planes as they are usually brightly painted but the downside is that they are usually covered in logos making them only suitable for editorial sales. I know that this can restrict use for developers, so when ever I get an opportunity to make a royalty free upload I take it.No chance with this one!  Or this!  Or this, Fan Force One!  But this is OK!  And this!  And this one!  Happy Christmas to everyone... continue reading

What is a Stock Photo license?

When you are subscribing a photo on a agency you will be asked to choose a type of license on with your photo will be sold.Type of license may vary slightly depending on the agency but in fact there are two types of license: Rights Managed and Royalty Free.(RM) Rights Managed LicensingIf you choose this type of license for your photo, the terms and conditions of this license will cover the nature and scope of the intended usage witch will automatically determine the fee needed for this... continue reading

The truth about income from royalty free stock photography!

If you are a professional photographer in the sense that you derive your sole income from your photography, then you might look at royalty free stock photography as a low maintenance form of income because you already have the volume ready to go and might have already earned income from it! As a professional photographer, you might submit your out-takes which have already been paid for in service fees on past assignments. Everybody else must build it up over the years! You will not make a living out... continue reading

Appeal to Buyers

Would you please postpone any purchase of my images until the 10,000,000th Image Milestone Day?According to the current ETA, it's Nov. 24th but it might change, hopefully sooner. So please monitor the tab below Assignment on the Welcome Page to keep updated about the date!!I really want to get 100% on my sales & you'd really want to get 20% off, right?Disclaimer: Not playing the system, it's just an innocent request! continue reading

Editorial vs RF

A couple of blogs ago I wrote that my editorial pictures are not selling that well, but at this stage I do sell more editorial than RF. Of the last 40 sales, 24 are editorial.These pictures are my latest editorial ones. continue reading

P-EL

How many of your sales are "Print Usage (P-EL)"? I've got 5 so far (shown below), pretty good increase in earnings such sales bring!My latest P-EL was today, the swan, hence this blog... Go ahead and post yours. continue reading

Royalty Free Clipart v. Hiring a Freelance Artist

Royalty Free Clipart is great on:- most personal and promotional uses;- website and blog headers, magazine articles;- promotional greeting and postcards;- flyers, brochures;- banner ads.Is best to hire a freelance artist if you want:- logo design;- an image "taylor made" for you;- caricatures;- children's books.Different Price Tags.Clipart is cheaper but is not exclusive, and any competitor can have access to the same images.Clipart Licenses have restrictions... continue reading

Trend line

Today I reached my sales goal for the first time since I've joined DT, 30$ per day. When you think about it, it's not much, only600$ a month (Average of 20 days of sales a month, for me), but considering the fact this is a passive income from photos uploaded long time ago, this is a very nice income.I started with 5$ a month, and it's amazing to see how things grows.I have come to couple of conclusions regarding how to increase your sales on DT, some I apply for myself, some I have thought... continue reading

One way to shoot people without needing a model release form

I just want to share in this blog one way to shoot people oriented stock photo without needing a model release form. For those who are new to stock photography, any photo with recognizable persons in it must have an accompanying model release form or else it can be sold only for editorial use.I have two photos taken last week at farmer market have been accepted by Dreamstime and most other microstock sites as Royalty Free image without needing to fill in a model release form.What I did is... continue reading

Editorial V Royalty Free

Editorial V Royalty FreeMy editorial images are bringing a good share of downloads with a lot less effort on my part.I don't have to get a model release or go through and remove all of the logo's or other possible copyrighted items from the images.I struggle with the thought of loosing potential downloads by not having RF, so I have started working on keeping a balance between the two.After a game, I'll go through and upload the top 4 images from the game. (4 seems to be the magic... continue reading

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