Looking at the history of my photography sales, I have learned that travel blogs and real estate advertisements are a good source of steady income for my stock photography. I often photograph swamps and river scenes which have been used all over the internet for travel list best lists, real estate company headings, and Magazine articles. Over all, green and blue colors are the most successful in terms of salability according to my sales history.I started to label my photographs with keywords... continue reading
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I dont know why but sometimes i upload some photo whit any sense,i mean a picture of some thing or place and even doubt if it will be accepted but finally happens and the most strange thing about it is the selling of this pictures before some other that i really think and planned to be selled. example, one ocational shot selled in 50 credits worked image suscription sale 1.98$ Plan it pic No sales yetSo, no exist anything as the perfect shot, not in terms of technique but... continue reading
Last year I spent the Christmas break in Porto city, Portugal. The decorations at the central plaza was simply mesmerising. I took the pic below on the night of xmas eve and was just amazed when i transferred it to my laptop. I was in love with the pic the moment I saw it. It did not get any sales for 1 year so I was a bit disappointed, but i was pleasantly surprised when i just saw that it got 3 sales during last week- one of them a credit sale ;)I consider this my gift from Santa.Wish you... continue reading
I've just been playing the Dreamstime Stock Game - interesting challenge to see which of two images has sold! How have you scored?There's some tricky ones in there, but some definite themes too... A good few images waiting for the buyers messages to be added, like this one - continue reading
Hi photo-maniacs!I promised to come back as soon as I had a new milestone, it happened, sold my 10th image and again learned so much more. Working with dreamstime is a pleasure for me, sometimes painful, when many pictures in a batch are refused. But, People, fellow photographers, buyers, sellers, it is learning me so much each time. Approving my skills thanks to refused pictures, learning from my mistakes, I cannot thank the Moderators enough for their time and advice.So New fellow photographers,... continue reading
Hello everyone,After 7 months from my first access to Dreamstime, I've reached my first 200 sells and 1370 pictures online :)I've very happy to get to this first goal and hope to keep following this way :)Here some of my best selling:From assignment 'Roaring 25' Norway landscape Sky view: Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska Sky view Alaska: Glacier Bay National Park Nambia: dirt road in Fish River Canyon My 3th Editors... continue reading
I am asked these questions so often : So what are stock photos?What should I be shooting? What is most popular? What are designers looking for? What photos sell the best?Does it sound familiar, or maybe you too are asking the same questions.I did for a little while, but then I decided that rather than try and figure out what nobody seems to really know those answers to, I put the searching aside, grabbed my camera and just started living.Life sells folks. My portfolio... continue reading
Pictured in this article is my 700th accepted image and represents one heck of a journey, one year ago I started my adventure on Dreamstime with lofty goals and high expectations, but there was one problem I had no idea what I was doing and really had no one to ask and there was no "most asked questions" for beginners.My only choice was combing through the multitude of forums for answers, such as what sells?, what type of camera do I need to get started? and what to expect when expecting success... continue reading
After reviewing my dreamstime portfolio, I have been very pleased with my progress since October of 2012.I now have 42 sales and only 7 dollars away from my first $100.00 dollars. Yes!I have uploaded a variety of 180 images ranging from birds, landscape, cars, flowers, dogs, horses, wildlife, boats, statues, architecture and people.So, in review I found I have 24 sales in architecture, 8 sales horses; 3 sales landscapes; 1 sales dog; 2 sales wildlife; and 4 sales of people, all of Prince... continue reading
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