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Thoughts on the Getty Images deal with Google

Following the Google Images layout changes made a few years ago, changes that we addressedhere, the erosion of commercial photography has continued. In a nutshell, whenever someone clicked on 'View image,' this action would actually load the image rather than the page that used the image or the original source page. As immediate results, piracy has found an excuse and unintentional usage of unlicensed content has flourished, with more people downloading images found with Google image... continue reading

About keywording

Hello Dreamstimers,As you know i wrote already in previous blogs about keywording and the importance of it. The next step to know is how to use your keyword skills in your advantage when it comes to the Google search engine.As you know in Google you can search on image. If you would like to check which photos are available in the internet for example a Volkswagen Golf car people will add the keywords "Volkswagen Golf" in Google images. All images of this car available in the internet will... continue reading

Why Use Dreamstime Legal Photos vs. Pull Photos from Search Engines?

Topic today : Why use legal, licensed images from Dreamstime vs. pulling from a search engine or social media?  Did you think that? Why we don't use any photos we want from Google search engines or from Pinterest like social medias?Here's the reasons that you may know or might know :1. Free Photos Are EverywhereIf you're using free photos from search engines such as Google, let's imagine. You're preparing to make a travel advertisement on your local TV channels. You make it and sent... continue reading

5 More Ways to Find the Perfect Image for your Next Project

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” said Alice to the Cheshire Cat.“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat.“I don’t much care where–” said Alice.“Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat.“–so long as I get SOMEWHERE,” Alice added as an explanation.“Oh, you’re sure to do that,” said the Cat, “if you only walk long enough.”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland   5 Tips to... continue reading

Exclusive contributor sales vs non-exclusive contributor sales

till now have 152 image online 11 salesif your client buys SR-EL license then you have to remove your image within 72 hours from your portfolio but if not get SR-EL sales then your same image can give you more income for long term.Advice from myself personally want to request you go for exclusivity if have low time and unable to handle more than 1 agency ,if you work more than 1 agency then {your time+ data uploading cost+ internet cost+ time for title, keyword and description+ review time+... continue reading

Have Camera, Will Travel!

I suspect that I am like most of the contributors to Dreamstime- not a photography professional (where photography is how I make a living), but a hobbyist who does this as a creative outlet on the side of my normal life and job.My actual profession sometimes requires a substantial amount of travel, most of which is NOT to places that would normally be considered exciting or exotic.In the past, I looked at “work travel” as something to be endured.I’m not sure exactly when my perspective... continue reading

5 Tips to Finding the Perfect Image for Your Project

46 million and counting.That’s the number of images and videos available in dreamstime’s database today.So how, with all this fabulous selection, do you find the one image that is ideal for your next project?Whether you are a newcomer to the site, or are just looking for some new tips to help with your searches, here are 5 ways to get you started towards finding that perfect image.   1.Words Matter.Keywords, that is.Sometime your mind’s eye is clear on the image that... continue reading

One small step

Tuesday, the 19th seemed to be just like any other day, with some lecture, papers, and all the fun stuff that comes with university life. But that morning was also the first time I have ever had a sale on dreamstime! It was only for 58 cents, at an "extrasmall" resolution. Apparently, the buyer did not even search for any keywords, as the entry was marked as n/a. I have no idea who bought it, or what they intend to do with this image, but I'm sure it will be put to good use! I actually like... continue reading

New on Dreamstime

Just recently I got accepted on Dreamstime. I was really very happy and honored I got accepted.Step one was taken, now I will have to find my way in this.I will have to find out what kind of pictures are accepted and which pictures are not. Also I will have to discover what pictures are sold and which pictures are not.I will keep uploading and hopefully I will keep improving my pictures.Now, I will go for my first milestone: Getting 100 images accepted. Or...My first sale!     ... continue reading

My Keyword Thoughts

Hello Everyone!Just want to start by saying I am no SEO expert by any means! But I do have an understanding of just how important keywording is.However as I learned a great way for key wording in Lightroom that is going to save me a ton of time by the way!! (another story) I started to think about this:Does anyone add their name as a keyword? Now I know I am not famous or anything so it is unlikely that someone will search for me specifically ( I am talking more for Google searches... continue reading

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