It's hard to believe. But the announcement was real. Ranks second for the assignment contest. Very movingIt seems unfair if I do not share this happiness with my friends at DT, at least I can tell a little story behind this victory.Not even one year I joined the DT, and predictable sales are still very quiet. Please note, that when joining DT April last year I only uploaded 4 files and that was only a condition. Then a week later I tried uploading as many as 9 files with the same photo series... continue reading
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Continued from Part I...Your intentions matter!Are you looking for shortcuts to make easy money online? Trying to anyhow get an image past the reviewers who seem to reject everything? It can be easily observed that many of those new to microstock photography believe that their images will be popular if they get past the review process. These intentions and beliefs do not go well with a fiercely competitive business. You must keep in mind that you should be willing to cooperate with your agency... continue reading
Above is a catchy title that most stock photography veterans would raise an eyebrow at. Is there really a winning strategy? Not really. Or maybe there is. It depends largely on your expectations and definition of “winning”. This article has been compiled keeping the new players in mind and “winning” refers to a significant growth in popularity and sales.As can be easily predicted these days, the major part of the strategy is off-camera and online. While your potential clients and opportunities... continue reading
The digital generation gives us the possibility to shoot as many images as you like so that we can afterwards edit them with software. Especially when you shoot in RAW you will have the extra space without losing any quality. Because of this reason many of us use to spend many hours in the digital room to adjust the composition, light, colors, white balance and so on. Sometimes spending much time for one image doesn’t mean it is automatic a more interesting image. You can have the same quality in... continue reading
Thanks to the image editors for picking this image of my book worm, library, reading dog as an editors choice image.It only took two views to earn a download.This is my second editors choice award.My other one was this Easter image:Sales and downloads are nice but the special recognition from the editors is so valued.It's recognition from your peers despite whether or not the image finds commercial success.Editors choice winners appear on the home page and currently the collection... continue reading
As much as it hurt to see the US team to lose, its great to see Japan win the World Cup after the tragedy that happen this year. Way to go Japan!! continue reading
In recent years many states in the United States have created a new class of winery license, the farm winery, to allow farms to produce and sell wines on site. Farm wineries differ from commercial wineries in that the fruit which is the source of the wine is usually produced on the farm, and the final product is also sold on the farm. States such as New York have given a special permit to open a satellite store in a tourist area. With New York's passing of the Farm Winery Law of 1976 an example was... continue reading
Bobbie Darbyshire, British author of best selling novel "Truth Games",has been selling out copies of her new book fast!She contacted me to let me know that my painting,titled: Dreams Time, is on the cover!!We're now friends on facebook! She's totally awesome, I can't wait to read Truth Games!Every week she's signing books in local book shops!She also has a second novel published, titled, Love, Revenge & Buttered Scones.Bobbie is currently working on her third novel!Truth... continue reading
Hi.I am proud to say that a photo of mine was voted bird picture of the month of April by the SAN Parks forum members.The pic below is of a female Namaqua Dove and was by change the first shots taken of our recent visit to the Kalahari.Below are a few of my recent additions. Please take a look.Thank you for taking the time to look and comment. continue reading
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