Being registered here since December 2007, I really started to upload in 2008, August. Before This I had read a lot of articles written by happy photographers who made good money on stock. What they said sounded very optymistic - a sort of "shoot what you want and sell each photo 500 times". Yuri Arcurs was the example, and things seemed easy and fun.
But reality showed that not all was so simple.
I got my first sale very late, in three months after first upload. Here is this image . Second sale came only in another month, next - in 5 months. What was wrong? Were my pictures really that bad that noone wanted to buy them? I believe, this question is familiar to many newbies.
I began to read message-board, look who sells how much, compare the difference between best-selling portfolios... [ Read more...