>Not all stock photos were shot for stock. That's probably not a secret to anyone (and if it was - then it isn't anymore). It's becoming increasingly more difficult to deliver successful content. That's probably not a secret to anyone either... at least not to those who take their involvement in microstock seriously. So, what do you do? Or better said - what should you do?
Concept. Concept. Concept. Did I say that the concept is crucial? No, I only said concept. ;) So here it goes - the concept if your image(s) is crucial to its success. Very crucial.
If you had the exposure to all images which come in through the pending line as we, the editors have, you'd be surprised to see how many of them are just random shots taken on holidays, snapshots from family moments, etc. etc. Few... [ Read more...