A year ago one of the contributors of DT, a great person and a great photographer and designer, Richard Hoffkins (Macdaddy) did a generous thing:

he bought pictures from 15 newbies, and I was lucky to be one of them. He then posted a blog article ( 15 Lucky Newcomers To DT) presenting our pictures.

The day he bought my pics was special for me, as for the first time I had more than one picture bought.

I remember how inspired I was to be chosen for that blog, and now after a year I’d like to make the same thing for other newbies. I got only five credits for my blogs,

so I could choose only 5 newbies, but at list five more new contributors will believe in themselves.

I looked through a great deal of new portfolios

to choose these one. So here they are:):

I was just mesmerised by this beautiful mysterious photo that could be used as a decoration picture or could make a beautiful card to express love.

This paw couldn't leave me indifferent:)

I just feel how satisfied with life and relaxed this tiger is:)

I enjoy fireworks a lot, and this picture gave me that feeling of fairy tale and holiday, besides it would make a great background.

Great ornament with these tiny leaves and flowers, and the combination of black and gold is always great. And again plenty space for text that makes this illustration not only beautiful, but useful as well.

© Dapyx
Masks are my passion, especially Venetian masks. This picture just gives the feeling of mystery, this strange combination of daylight and the people from another place and another world just great...

So good luck to you all! And thanks again to Richard who helps making this world a better place. This another beautiful illustration from his portfolio

I'll definitely buy it for my wedding invitations;)

Photo credits: Agustin Tinoco Garcia, Dapyx, Inna Andrushchenko, Lench76, Richard Hoffkins, Christian Schmalhofer.

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March 15, 2011


A good deed indeed. (how come I missed this blog earlier)

June 25, 2010


!! Thank you very much for choosing my imágen. Such as a good say, am a novice, but with many earn of learning, and whose better than of the people as you that help to the rest of them. This has given me encouragements to follow working. I repeat, THANK YOU.

June 24, 2010


Many thanks! It ment a lot to me to see the first sale. A great morale boost, I even called my friends to tell them about it. :)
A newbie bows in front of your generosity!

June 22, 2010


Thanks everybody for your nice comments! They show once more what a great community DT is!
Yes, Melonstone, although they might receive only something around 30 cents, I really hope it will be supportive for these newbies. I've chosen among those contributors who had no sales so far but had really beautiful portfolios.

June 22, 2010


Thumbs up to you Kaththea!

June 22, 2010


Yeah, great idea to give a little something back, but suspect for the newbies concerned it will be a big thing, not a little thing, just like you found. And a big up for Macdaddy for starting it all!

June 22, 2010


what a fantastic idea, well done on the initiative :)

June 22, 2010



thank you for using my photo in your blog. I know how you are feeling a year ago ;-) I think I will have a very nice time here at DT.


June 21, 2010


Wow,this is wonderful Kaththea!Congratulations for your act and congratulations for all people who make these gestures and show a big generosity for other people:)

June 21, 2010


This is wonderful blog, Kaththea! Good luck with your endeavors!

June 21, 2010


You have a warm and caring heart, as does Richard, and you have chosen the images well. I wish you and the newbies continued successes!!

June 21, 2010


It's great to see our community spirit in action again this year :) Congratulations to the photographers whose images you picked. Thank you too Kaththea for your generous gesture. Big hug from me :))))

June 21, 2010


this is definitely a great initiative !

June 21, 2010


Nice act from a nice person! :)
Richard is definitely a great example as well... Cheers ;)

June 21, 2010


Nice blog! Wonderful photos!

June 21, 2010


What a lovely blog :-) Wonderfu... I am happy to read about "your DT story"... I wish you a lot of successes and a lot of beautiful time during creating images :-)

June 21, 2010


You did a beautiful thing to write such a lovely blog article... I enjoyed reading this!

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