Last month and this month I have been playing around with some design ideas and came up with taking a few pictures of different rivers and editing them to look like something you would see out of a fairy tale, like bright pinks and purple colors that give the image an enchanted feel.Pictures out of the ordinary can sometimes be very appealing to a buyer or a designer because its one of a kind, for example its very easy to go out and take a picture of a plain old river, but taking a picture of a river... continue reading
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Having pictures that go together in your portfolio can transition to more sales for the simple fact of if designers like the one photo they may want the other for there project which means more sales for you. Sometimes taking photos of the same objects at different angles isn't enough, sometimes it may be wise to consider adding another prop to the picture.Pictures at there simplest form can be even considered valuable, like a plain old napkin with the words I love you on it can appeal to buyers... continue reading
Asperagrass is a small little green vegetable that is loaded with vitamins that grows out in the wild mostly but some people do grow it as well. Why you should consider taking some pictures of asperagrass if you harvest them every year is that it has an unique taste that many people enjoy but also many that don't so that strikes conflicting arguments, which then can start an topic of conversation in a blog article for example and the designer of the blog having a picture of the asperagrass to... continue reading
Get yourself a cup of your favorite beverage and settle down in your reading chair because this is going to be a long but informative blog. We're going to go in depth of what Buyers are looking for, understanding the stock industry, and how you can compete in a dynamic and changing environment.WHAT ARE BUYERS LOOKING FOR?What kind of images are Buyers looking for? The short answer is this: EVERYTHING. Travel images, business, parenting, industry, technology, you name it, Buyers have a need. However,... continue reading
I have a job about 45 minutes from home that involves trips to various clients' branches for meetings.I love shooting landscape and nature as well as scenic views in Israel.By taking my camera with I have managed to capture my country and create a unique niche, that has been profitable and has generated nice steady income.I want to suggest couple of things that had helped me to succeed despite the limited free time to photograph between my base and my destinations.1) Plan you route&... continue reading
When speaking of domains like beauty or food, one of the most important marketing tools is the visual itself. A strong message, coupled with a good visual, has a more meaningful effect and the campaign stands more chances of being successful. This is the main reason we opted for a stock agency, as it allows us to have a constant source of relevant, high quality photos. We use social media, on and off site graphic visuals, email marketing, blog articles, prints - leaflets and flyers - as part of our... continue reading
Business is the canonical stock subject. It's undoubtedly the most photographed, the most illustrated and the best sold concept to this date.There are more than 7.1 million results matching the 'business' search on Dreamstime. You might think it's a topic that's been dealt with exhaustively, that everything is already very well covered. Allow us to contradict this and assure you that the 'business' concept is far from meeting its end in the stock business.... continue reading
When people travel through rural America they may wonder "what are those white towers with propellers on them in the sky?" those are wind turbines and there used by taking in the wind and making electrical power from it, the next question is usually "but why are there so many in the mid west of the United States?" In central America there are flat grass plains and cornfields which allow wind to carry at great speeds through it without being broke up by any mountains or large valleys.... continue reading
Hello everyone,I am here at DT for more than 3 years. At first I read blogs, watched other peoples photos/work, got inspiration and obviously ideas then I started shooting. I had completed art and drawing course from some university for 3 years once in my life. I changed my profession from art to other. Then one sunny Autumn day my Dad asked me - why don't you try photography as you have some basic knowledge of art? Why don't you enhance the knowledge. Photography is a... continue reading
A constant occurrence in the forums is seeing contributors who ask the question of why they are not getting sales. They want people to look at their images and tell them what's wrong. People oblige and say the photographs are great, you're a great photographer, and everyone scratches their heads over the lack of sales. Someone might suggest improving the keywording but in the end, everyone fails to see that stock photography rests on three fundamental foundations.So what are the Three Pillars... continue reading
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