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The Concept of Concepts for Amateur Stockers

I think everyone understands the "Concept of Concepts" when it comes to stock yet it seems amateur stockers have a difficult time putting that "concept" into practice.Just browse through the database and look at what the high-end professionals are doing and you'll understand concepts. All you have to do is grab your camera, $20,000 worth of lighting equipment, hire three or four models, and rent a venue such as a resort pool or bank lobby. A few shots of people interacting in a bank setting would... continue reading

Stocker's Notebook

Do you have or carry a Stock Notebook?I’m sure, like me, you all have been out and about (very often without camera) and have come across a subject which you thought would make stock material.Other times we may have shot a subject but may not have just got it right either compositionally or technically at the time.This is where the “little black book” comes in handy. In particular it is very useful for outdoor work.Here you can make a memorandum of subjects for a return visit, taking... continue reading

Top 10 Posts from Yuri Arcurs I'd Like to See

For those who know anything about the business of online stock, they will agree that the world's greatest stocker is Yuri Arcurs. [link=https://www.dreamstime.com/Yuri_arcurs_info] continue reading

Actually Beginning to Become a Stocker of sorts...

Well i have had Dreasmtime now for about a year and in it I have learned a tremendous amount about photography and editing. I began by submitting whatever photos I thought looked appealing, I think as most of us do. After a round of continue reading

Diary of a rueful microstocker

I bought my first digital camera on 2004 ans I discovered stock photography on 2006, I was searching if I could do some money with my pictures and discovered microstock agencies, what people call "big 6". Beginning were very very frustrating, rejections a lot and more, sites that requires 10 pictures accepted to be contributor and they rejects all you send, etc...So one year ago I decided to be DT exclusive, it had a very attractive option for exclusives. And here I amI would like to talk... continue reading

First Vacation as a Stocker: Egypt

I've been doing landscape and fine art photography for a while now but I am new to the Stock world. As I write this blog, it will be one week from today that I will be off for a two week vacation to Egypt... I think you Europeans call it "Holiday." :-)I've always taken lots of photos while on vacation/holiday but this is the first time I will be going with an eye for stock. It remains to be seen how successful that is. The fundamental goal is to get my camera equipment to Egypt and safely back... continue reading

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