I retired from my "job" and now I'm a photographer! Yay PLEASE READ ONOver the past few months I've been struggling with the question, "what is retirement"?Is it quitting your job?Is it collecting a pension?Is it the beginning of a new, fun career?Is it traveling?Is it having the opportunity to explore new and exciting activities?Is it becoming a babysitter to the grandkids?Is it sitting in front of the TV?Is it wasting the rest of your life?Is it struggling to support... continue reading
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It is a constant for new contributors joining Dreamstime so there are always people who are beginning their journey into the business of commercial photography. And thus, many of them invariably ask the same questions over and over as they seek answers for being successful in the world of microstock.One of the biggest problems they face is being able to separate the good advice from the bad. There are many myths and a general mindset that is perpetuated even by experienced microstockers. This... continue reading
HelloI'm glad to share with you my new milestone in less than 1 year contributing.My first year dreamstime birthday will be on 9th may 2015 :)the beautiful day when I took the courage to make my first account in microstock photography and meet a professional judgment for my imaging works.Up to now I get 507 sales and I want to thank you all for support and all the Dreamstime staff for the good web-marketing and google partnership that they made to increase our sales ! :)This is my last... continue reading
This week is a new start for my collaboration with Deamstime. After, almost4 years as contributor, I decided to cash out my two years sales to upgrade my main gear for a Full Frame one as I mentioned in the previous post.It is really a great moment for several reasons :1) I can afford to buy a full frame Canon 6D from my two years sales.2) The conversion dollar/euro is very advantageous for me (1USD = 1Euro)3) I reached the critical technical stage that my actual gear cannot give me anymore.... continue reading
Surfs up, and I’m riding the wave.What an unbelievable month.I had a magazine cover, a book cover, reached a milestone of 6000 sales, plus ended last week with a bang, enjoying the fruits of the Google ad relationship with lots of sales.I am sitting here wondering how quickly the wave will crash at the shoreline. The magazine cover was expected.I had approached the editor of the magazine at the request of my model’s mother.Check out the link to the cover:magazine cover .... continue reading
Today has been a very good day for me here on Dreamstime.I am quite a new member so one sale now and again makes me very happy. What about 8 sales in a day? Well today is that day! In relation to my 21 sales within months this day is very special! I am trying to shoot everything that catches my eye. Diversity is the key for me ;) I hope everyone will have as good day as im having ! Until next time! continue reading
The camera lens and the human eye are two amazing entities. For me to be able to see the world through the "eye" of a camera has unimaginable significance.Five years ago I was diagnosed with a rare degenerative eye disease; macular telangiectasia.It was devastatingnews but I refused to let it stop me from living my life to its fullest. I joined a research group from the most prestigiouseye institute in the USA, I volunteered to receive thelatest and greatest investigational... continue reading
In past year I joined DT. The first I learn to upload picture, write the key word and blog. The more and more I exchanged from others. Almost a year in the past, I find it is more easy for me to do something in the DT. Till today, I have 1452 images online and 146 sales altogether. Among of it, I have finished 4 assignments and one picture was Editors' choiced. Looking it everytime, I am very successful. But since last November, I don't know what' the matter, the uploading and edit picture... continue reading
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