From an image editor's (generalized) stand point there is three categories of images we deal with: good, average, and such that simply leave you wondering.
In spite of the (by now countless?) microstock tutorials, blogs, forums, FAQs and so on, there still seems to be some misunderstanding as to what is suitable as a commercial product and what not. Especially in regard to people who are just starting to upload images for the first time. I don't intend to dig down to the very bottom of this issue, but rather ask you, the reader, a few guiding questions. So, here it goes.
1) Would you actually give money for your own images? There's only a few things that would help one understand the market better than being in the shoes of a customer. And let's be honest - if you were to spend... [ Read more...