Recently I had my 2000th sale. The image ”Abandon ship” is taken when participating in a STCW Basic Safety Training course. During the training you will learn how to act in various emergency situations onboard of a ship. Subjects being trained are: elementary first aid, personal safety and social responsibilities, personal survival techniques, fire prevention and fire fighting. The course leads to an international certificate for seagoing personnel which needs to be renewed every five years with... continue reading
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Hello. Today finally decided to create the first collection of my photos from the portfolio. At this moment I combined 10 photos on a single topic. In the future, this collection will increase. I hope that the creation of the collection will help in successful sales. Please tell me what the idea of adding photos of other authors in your collection and how many those photos should be added? Whether one of my photos posted in my two collections at the same time? Whether is it possible to convert... continue reading
Hi, it's me again. Now is the beginning of May and the topic of the last days is inspiration. Where to find it? I desided to say a word, too ;)So... My problem is usually quite the opposite. It's not how to find inspiration, but how to find time to do all things which inspire me and how to finish doing all these things. Because I'm like that bird which carrys all shiny things in her nest - everything I see inspires me in a second. I have to deal with my inspiration before my inspiration makes... continue reading
Most of the images that were created in the Arabic language are artistic & sacred calligraphy, almost nothing about how to write it in normal script, the way the natives write it on their day by day or what does it mean!!!No it can not be done by joining the letters only!I thought of putting this kind of "raw" or silhouette script in images with their meanings attached in English, so it can help who would like to use the word as a topic comment or even a tattoo!There are many tattoo lovers who... continue reading
Lots of heated debates on keywords on DT right now...So here is my little story, I hope it will make you laugh.I recently submitted this photo of a cute little girl wearing a pretty red hat. I asked my husband if he could think of some keywords and his response was "she looks like a cute little cowgirl" - he's Australian, you see.Anyway, I thought yeah, why not, and added the keyword to the list. But when I submit a picture I like to check keywords and come back to them as more come to my... continue reading
Recently I have read some material about stock photography. Some photographers and stock-photography experts say that it is neccessary if a photographer is specilized in one topic. On the contrary, there is a group of photographers who considers a specific style and a high quality the most important and not specialization in a topic.Before making goals for 2010, I thought a lot about this subject. I love to create images with mystical topics. I have got even a lot of beautiful comments about... continue reading
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After recently updating my web design skills, I have put them to good use in creating my own paid-to-click advertising site. As well as paid advertising service the site has a $50 jackpot lottery! Having use of my stock portfolio helped with branding the site.It only opened this week and it only has 33 members, but hey if you want to get paid a whopping $0.01 per click or advertise your site go and check it out at: http://www.thexyz.orgYou can also earn money from your referral downline. continue reading
All the best-seller contributors create artworks almost at the same topics: business, holidays, shopping etc. It is understood because these topics are commercial (that's why we all are here:). But what to do if you decide to draw something extremely new on very common subject?I'll tell you my story about my horoscope series. The first step in my approach is analysis. Sometimes it takes a lot of your precious time to look through 50, 100 and sometimes 300 pages to discover all the artworks that... continue reading
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