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The business woman in stock photos:the strong, the smart, the graceful

Times are changing and so is the woman's place in business. From secretary to CEO, we now see more women at the helm of major companies than ever before and the perception of the woman's role in business has clearly shifted from marginal to central.What about the business woman's portrayal in stock? How does the business woman stock photo should look like in order to be successful today?1. First of all, she should be strong and show strength. Being a woman in business has... continue reading

Best Seller Tips-Illustration

I have just reviewed some of the most popular images as selected by our users during 2007. I’ll first discuss what I learned about illustrations and then next week the lessons from the most popular themes/images captured in photographs. Some of my findings surprised me and I hope they will inspire you to create fresh images. Fair warning though: an image may be popular for a variety of reasons that aren’t necessarily the subject, the composition or the keywords. These are the key points but by... continue reading

The I Hate to Keyword Guide to Keywording (part II)

Correct Image Name, Description, Categories and Age of Models.Dreamstime offers a variety of methods to identify the important information in an image. The system provides variety and choice by offering four different means of adding information. These are the Image Name, Description, Categories and Keywords.Here are some tips to entering information that will give you the best success:Overall Impression. First, get a general overall... continue reading

The Do Nots of Successful Keywords

Over the next week or so, I'll continue a short course in keywording the Dreamstime way. I can't promise that our guide will take all the tedium out of the job but if you follow it, the time you spend in adding data to your images should improve your downloads and the process made smoother.Ok, let's admit it. You don't love photography because you love keywording. Keywording can be a dull task and the rewards for good work elusive to... continue reading

New milestones to me

 Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves. There are two things which give me too surprise and they are the most important things to me. Thanks the buyer and DT ! The first is, I have a new record which are 13 images sales in one day. The images are taken in Fujian Province of China. They are Fujian Tulou: the... continue reading

Let's congrats for the winners!

This assignment - "Country life" have already finished. Let's congrats for the winners first. They are so beautiful. Here they are:   I have attended several times and there are 7 images passed. Although they are both failed to become the winner but I still feel that I was successful. The 7 images both are 5 level now. It's very important because it bring us enough confidence. But however, I came so close to first place this time! One of my assignment just only o.17 away to the first and... continue reading

The Dreamstime is come back

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

Most viewed doesn´t mean most successful

There is quite big gap among the most viewed images and the most successful ones. My most viewed photo has almost 5000 views and only 1 download. The 4th most viewed with 2700 views has no download.On the other hand the most successful photo has 7 downloads at 438 views. And similar it´s with the next ones.It seems that when you have photo with lots of views and lack of downloads, it will never become one of the most popular. More important is, how quickly can be soled. continue reading

Successful in stock photography?

How do you get successful in stock photography?Answer = Have a BIG portfolio of high quality images and in ALL different categories.What images sell in stock then? -Almost everything. People, food, nature, animalsI have sold images of open doors....Yes, a open door, a few times.The stock image market is NOT about having a "great mind-blowing" shot, its about simplicity and versatility. How many companies and magazinesneed a beautiful waterfall with a nice sunset in the... continue reading

The Road to 3,000 Sales

When I first started on this road to Stock Photography I thought it would be an easy transition from Wedding Photography to Stock Photography, but it wasn't as easy as I anticipated. What makes a great Wedding Photograph doesn't necessarily make great Stock Photography.While I started this as a hobby I also wanted to make it a successful adventure. So I wanted to find a balance between what I love to photograph and what sells good as Stock. And what I found is that I could photograph things... continue reading

Stock photography that blogs

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