We submit primarily model released images to Dreamstime and a few select other sites. There are several different ways we obtain these model released images for our microstock submissions.
We have a sign up area for potential models on our website: www.sparklingmoments.com where interested people can fill out a model interest form. We then contact them to schedule their "test shoot." This is a TFCD shoot in exchange for a signed model release. People love it! We get at least one a week from this method. (Which is perfect, as we are busy with traditional studio shooting, as well.) Here is a girl we recently took pictures of who found us this way: © Sparkmom (Help)
Which brings me to our 2nd method: Traditional studio clients are invited back in for a TFCD... [ Read more...