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How To Use Stock Media so Well No One Will Know You’re Using Stock Media

Tired of the same million versions of a “business man smiling in a meeting” or “customer support representative with headset”, or even the ages old “woman with salad smiling”? Fear not, there is still hope that your project will be finished in time and not look like a stock photography presentation at all.If you want to know how all you need to do is keep reading.1. Stay authentic Above I’ve enumerated a few of the best sold and most used image in stock photography worldwide. Why?... continue reading

Pingyao - one of the four most well preserved ancient cities in China

Pingyao County is located in central Shanxi, is a city with 2700 years of history and cultural city, with the same Chinese as the second batch of national historical and cultural city of Sichuan Langzhong, Yunnan Lijiang, Anhui Shexian was known as the "four best preserved ancient city",is currently the only China in the whole city to declare the success of the ancient world cultural heritage city.Read more about it view my complete album:Pingyao Ancient City, China   continue reading

So well... let´s do microstock, what could possibly go wrong?

First things first: Hi. My Name is Konstantin (yep call me Konsti pls) and i´m 19 years old. So i did photography for a year now and wanted to go commercial since i started this thing. I love it! I´m kinda addicted to upload. Until the weekend, i think I´ll gonna get exklusive with dreamstime.Happy shooting to all and sorry for my english!Konsti    continue reading

Do you need a card ?

The other day I rang a friend who said she had fallen and was nowin bed after the skin on her leg had become infected.I was on my way to buy a get well card when I remember the images that I had recently posted on DT.I thought using Photoshop I can add text 'get well soon ', which only took a few minutes.I then printed two copies on an A4 sheet of photo quality paper and guillotined it.I bought soon nice envelopes from a craft shop and the card was soon in the post........... a unique... continue reading

500 well actually 514 images online TODAY

For the past several days it was 499, I was itching for it to click over to the magic (well magic as far as I am concerned 500) what a pleasant surprise this morning to find not 500 but 514 images online.A very large cruise ship was in the harbour last week and I shot away from all sides and here is what I got out of it. continue reading

My first sale...well, almost...

Today, when I checked my DT account, I noticed that my three zeros next to Earnings balance changed. Now it says $0.10. So I wanted to know which of my images was that lucky one... Unfortunately there were no earnings from images, I have no refferals and it couldn't be Extended license order (I guess it gives you more than 10 cents).I finally found that lucky image...Weird is, that this image was approved for free section only. I discovered it is for some "SFI subscription" on page stockfreeimages.... continue reading

Well....Over a year since my first Blog Post. Trying to make a change!

My very first blog was titled "28 photos and $10.00 Later" Posted April of 2011.My Next Blog had a titled "I found one of my photos on the web!! And what a strange article!" posted just a week later.Well it's 2013 now and just wanted to share with the community how I have come along. Although I do not have thousands of pictures uploaded and most of them are of outdoors/nature, in fact I am lucky to make a sale a week nowadays ...and I completely understand why that is......I only... continue reading

Feel lucky? Well do ya?

Mr Callahan, meet Shadow.Shadow, pay your respects to Mr Callahan.I love writing these blogs.Partly because I am incredibly shy and yet am still an egotistical maniac with an overwhelming propensity to volubility.Speaking for any length of time to any number of people renders me a nervous wreck.And yet holding my tongue and not saying anything would create such a huge conflict within my already demented mind that the resulting explosion could surely provide enough power to light up Times... continue reading

Sky with clouds - a good shot of a well covered subject

Some weeks ago I got this image of a beautiful sky accepted. I know there are thousands of pictures of a sky, however when I saw this beautiful sky one morning in September this year I could not resist. (thanks to the reviewers for still letting it through!) I live in a high-rise building so I could take a picture without any obstacles in the way. What makes this shot special is the use of a wide angle which I can highly recommend for shooting images of the sky. It often captures well the impression... continue reading

Now I'm a Buyer As Well....

Friends,I've been submitting photos for several years now. But now I find myself on the other side of the table, so to speak.In addition to my photography work, I've also been writing an novel based on some fascinating events in the Korean War. I found myself needing a map of North & South Korea - and had not found just what I wanted.So, I posted a message on the Dreamstime forums. A nice person replied that she would make the map just as I wanted it. She did, uploaded it, and it was approved.... continue reading

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