25 photos or how to minimize rejects

posted on 29th of august, 2011

Finally I have 25 photos!!! I’m half the way to becoming a “photographer working exclusively with Dreamstime.com”. It’s really not so easy to start, so many rejects. I came to conclusion that there are several ways to minimize reject:
First of all analyze quality (sharpness and composition ). If they are not perfect, there is no need to waste time processing these pictures. If you doubt to send picture or not because of the quality, don’t send them. They won’t be approved. If you doubt because of the picture content, that will be a different question.
Secondly, If you processed the picture, scan it for trademarks. They might be so small and almost unnoticeable, but they will be an annoying reason for reject. Here is a good article every newbie should read - http://www.dreamstime.com/thread_148

Comments (17)

Posted by Joezachs on September 18, 2011
Yes that trade mark thing is something we miss out on. I had to rework at two instances.
Posted by Uidea on September 01, 2011
Thanks for sharing your tips!
Posted by Akulamatiau on August 30, 2011
Thanks for sharing!
Posted by Keki on August 30, 2011
good luck to reaching your milestone!
Posted by Jdanne on August 30, 2011
Posted by Adeliepenguin on August 30, 2011
With all you've learned, your next 25 should come much faster! Don't let the rejections get you down:) Just remember they help you build a stronger portfolio. Nice work!
Posted by Joezachs on August 30, 2011
Half way through..... congrats.
I always had that doubt of "picture content" and those are the ones that got accepted.
Posted by Nadezhda1906 on August 30, 2011
Posted by Scottysally2 on August 29, 2011
Congratulations, you have a lovely portfolio. :)
Posted by Mani33 on August 29, 2011
I like your port! Keep on going & good luck!
Posted by Laurasinelle on August 29, 2011
Keep working!
Posted by Digikhmer on August 29, 2011
I would add an other thing witch gave me a lot of trouble that can be avoided easilly, zoom your picture at 100% and all the details become obvious.
Posted by Elianehaykal on August 29, 2011
Lots of talent shows in your portfolio :)
Posted by Nero67 on August 29, 2011
Posted by Egomezta on August 29, 2011
Keep on the good work... We all learn here all the time.
Posted by FabioConcetta on August 29, 2011
Congratulations and thanks for approvals for the tip!
Posted by Mariaam on August 29, 2011
Nice tips! Thanks for sharing!

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