Editorial photography turned into stock


posted on 24th of february, 2012

Hello, this is my first blog , so bear with me . I wanted to share my experience with editorial, street photography turned into stock , since I think very few of us tackle this niche . I did some research and since there are so many royalty free stock images on this particular site and on the internet in general , I found it very difficult to come up with fresh ideas. So I wanted to take a risk and I was surprised to notice that my editorial photos had considerably more views than my non editorial ones. So I continued to upload this kind of photographs and now I have to say my editorial pics have a big part in my portfolio and bring me most of my income. rnThe conclusion is : I encourage you to take a risk since your editorial photos might be rejected and try to see if it's an opportunity you haven't explored just yet . Good luck and many sales to all . Thank you .

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Comments (24)

Posted by Miraclemoments on April 18, 2012
I have just finished browsing your portfolio and noticed the large amount of editorial images you have. Was wondering about it then I saw this blog you did. Thanks...will look into this.
Posted by Ralukatudor on March 22, 2012
yes, you are right ...check out my portfolio and see what kind of photos I have to get an idea.
Posted by Dan1 on March 22, 2012
I just read a article on this. PHOTOGRAPHY through a departnent store or restraunt does not requiree a 'mR' as long as the photograp is used as an editorial. Am j right or was thesubject wromg?
Posted by Serjedi on March 22, 2012
Thanks for the amazing suggestion, you opened my eyes.. I have few editorial pic in my portfolio, but from now I'll be more active in this kind of pic
Congratulations.. Well done.. Thanks for sharing.. :-)

If you have time have a look to my portfolio, I need your comments!
http://www.dreamstime.com/Serjedi_portfolio_pg1
Posted by Montylola on March 21, 2012
Yes, I agree as well.

I uploaded an editorial image of a not to popular holiday destination in Europe and it was licenced that same day not as a subscription image, so it was not just part of someone bulk download.

Keep up the good work and thanks again for sharing.
Posted by Laurasinelle on February 28, 2012
Thanks for sharing!
Posted by Walleyelj on February 27, 2012
Raluca - I totally agree. My sales exploded once editorial images were allowed here on DT, and they make up the majority of my sales by far. Keep up the great work!

L.J.
Posted by Dejai63 on February 27, 2012
Hello, thank you for sharing this idea with us, Dieter.
Posted by Ralukatudor on February 27, 2012
thank you very much everybody ...and for Afagundes - my most expensive editorial photo was sold for 24 dollars , which I think is high enough . thank you all.
Posted by Savcoco on February 27, 2012
Thanks for sharing your photo with as. Wish you many editorial images with many sales!
Posted by Dmccale on February 27, 2012
thanks great blog.And Nice photos
Posted by Alvera on February 27, 2012
Useful (so few know about this little green button on the top-right of this page).
Posted by Udra11 on February 27, 2012
Thank you Raluca. It is useful information. I think i can learn a lot from your editorial photos.
Posted by Afagundes on February 25, 2012
A lot of my portfolio is editorial as well, they sell quite well, but some of the most expensive options are not available for editorials...
Posted by Jdanne on February 25, 2012
Your are right! It took me a long time to realize that. Now I have more and more editorial photos in my portfolio.
Posted by Jianbinglee on February 25, 2012
Your conclusion is correct.You and me have the same view. Good luck!
Posted by Celiaak on February 25, 2012
Really nice ones! I'm pretty new, but I took some editorial this Carnival and, WOW, am I surprised with the number of visits to the editorial ones! also one of my few sales was editorial, so I got a bunch on my machine to see if they suit. Also, my Nikon will never miss an event again.
Posted by Davidwatmough on February 25, 2012
Your pictures in this posting are great........... I wish someone had said this 3 years ago when I started........ think of all the work in photoshop it would have saved. Thank you. David.
Posted by Egomezta on February 24, 2012
Thanks for sharing, the same has happened to me.
Posted by Clearvista on February 24, 2012
Thank you. I have no editorial and it is something I really should look more closely at. :)
Posted by Nikon4004 on February 24, 2012
Same here, as the majority of my portfolio is editorial.
Posted by Akulamatiau on February 24, 2012
Thanks for sharing, I am actually thinking about the same thing. And thanks for adding me in your list.
Posted by Banol2007 on February 24, 2012
Thanks of sharing! Congratulations with the nice collection of taking eye pictures!
Posted by Igordabari on February 24, 2012
Thanks for sharing new ideas. It's interesting, I have to think.

Good luck!



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