7 Years in Stock Photography


posted on 1st of october, 2013

Its been 7 years and a week to be precise that my journey in stock photography started. It has been with success, failures, saturation and probably a rebirth of me as a photographer in the end. There were moments of celebration where there were ocassional SR-EL or EL sales and also the frowns of subscription sales and low RPD months. What probably was an additional source of income came close to become a secondary source of serious income and stayed that way for quite long. Had I concentrated more and continued with the same pace and vigour, stock photography might have ended up becoming my primary source of income.
Before starting stock I wasn't a serious photographer but surely was a good one. Being an artist its...

[ Read more... ]
Comments (38)

Posted by Thefinalmiracle on November 04, 2013
Thank you Clearvista
Posted by Thefinalmiracle on November 04, 2013
Hi Libux77. Thanks for your feedback. Cheerup. Things can be brighter. Ups and downs are a part of any business. Yes maybe today stock photography in RF is harder due to oversaturation of contributors since almost everyone has a digital camera or a good smartphone with good camera. Keep trying for a moderate income, don't keep your expectations too high. Even I dont have the earnings I used to have before.
Posted by Clearvista on November 03, 2013
Very interesting and inspiring blog, seeing you go from strength to strength. Thank you. Great portfolio. Wish you all the best.



Comments (38)

This article has been read 1391 times. 2 readers have found this article useful.

About me

(Thefinalmiracle)
Pune, IN

Blogs
Archive
2014
July (1)
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007

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

stock photography creativity artist sales

Photography related stock images