Succes ?

Does anybody know how to be succesful on Dreamstime?

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July 11, 2013

Egomezta

Almost everything sells, always think as a buyer not as a photographer.

July 10, 2013

Zenonk

check what sells best, upload a lot and keep learning.

July 10, 2013

Igordabari

So all in all I must upload huge numbers of images to be successful ?

Not quite. To be successful you must upload huge amount of stock oriented and excellent performed images. :)

July 09, 2013

Suyerry

I want to know the answer to this one myself. :)

July 09, 2013

Robinstockphotos

Well I have been around for a little while only, compared to others. But 100 sale mark already. All my competitor newbies (those who began around same time as me) are at approximately half my number of sales at best. So I guess mine is going pretty good.

Like the admins often say, I'd repeat, camera and equipment doesn't really matter. 100 technically amazing junk shots with Canon 1Dx wouldn't sell compared to a beautiful one shot with a simple compact camera. I didn't have a DSLR until this month. So just take care of lighting. Lighting matters. Post process ALL your photos. Don't upload right out of camera. It will affect performance I think. Camera photos come out rather boring.

So numbers AND quality game. Review your photos. Ask yourself, does it look perfect? Any faults? If yes, don't upload. :)

Regarding illustrations, use of colors matters. Isolating most illustrations is a great idea because people usually...

July 09, 2013

Henrymm

--> Amlyd, love your comment.. :D
[And I don't mean the one you set on your camera....]

July 09, 2013

Amlyd

Yes! as with every other art form, exposure is the most important factor. And I don't mean the one you set on your camera....

July 08, 2013

Augustinasg

So all in all I must upload huge numbers of images to be successful ?

July 08, 2013

Nikon4004

Any type of stock is a numbers game. THe more you shoot, the more you can upload, the more you upload, the more you can get approved. THe more you get approved, the more that get posted to the site. THe more that are posted the more buyers you will attract. THis gives a higher chance of an image being bought. Looks the guys tha are selling the most. THey avhe the most images posted. Unless youi can get a shot of the first aliens landing and sell that bor a bajillion dollars, just keep shooting!!!!!!!!!!

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