(A Little) Advice For Microstock Newbies


posted on 19th of august, 2012

After reading over the message boards I realized there is a lot of frustration coming from new photographers who are dipping their toes into the stock pond. Take heart and make note, we all (or most of us) have been there before.

Here are a few tips to make life easier.

1. Practice. Every. Day. Practice doesn't just makes perfect, it also make you more comfortable as a photographer.The first couple I shot for engagement photos made me nervous, but the more experience I got, the easier things became. Now people are my favourite thing to shoot (as I'm sure you can see going over my portfolio). When you practice you are more likely to get creative, catch your "mistakes" and remember the "rules" of photography. You will also find your niche this way. Lighting and rule of thirds...

[ Read more... ]
Comments (7)

Posted by Giannit on August 29, 2012
Good tip!!! thanx for sharing with us your knowledge....
Posted by Alvera on August 28, 2012
On the run:
1. Practice will drain and age your DSLR battery.
2. Guys from photo club are arrogant and don't tell you nothing.
3. Other sources will confuse you because of bad copy-paste from another sites.
4. Social media is ONLY for meeting girls.
5. I cry a week for every rejected photo.
Posted by Angkawijaya92 on August 28, 2012
thankyou! Great Tips!



Comments (7)

This article has been read 1170 times. 1 readers have found this article useful.

About me

(Angelaostafichuk)
Currently On The Road, CA

Blogs
Archive
2014
August (1)
May (1)
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

My favorite articles

    None

More favorite articles

Related image searches

help photography tips advice

Photography related stock images