10.000 Sales and My Story


posted on 22nd of october, 2012











It all started in July 18th 2005, my interest in photography was renewed after I bought a Canon point-and-shoot (my old SLR was stolen from inside my bags in trip to New York City 3 years before).


I moved to Sao Paulo and did a photography course, but didn't know what to do with what I´ve learned. I had done a fantastic trip to Spain and Portugal with my wife and thought some of the images turned out quite good and I´ve heard about this new microstock world and that you could actually do some money online.




I didnt know if anybody would care about my images, but decided to give it a try, so I uploaded some images. This was my first approved image.







It took some months for the...

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Posted by Afagundes on July 04, 2013
Thank you Seanvantonder, I am glad you liked my story.
Posted by Seanvantonder on July 04, 2013
An inspiration indeed.
Posted by Afagundes on May 10, 2013
Thank you Janeken, I am waiting for your images to see what you are coming up with!



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Tips of the Trade


posted on 24th of october, 2012

Hi Folks,

After all the response on my 10.000 sales blog, i decided to write down some tips of the trade, many things you already know, but its always good to emphasize, things I learned from my experience here, some you may know, but has long forgotten, some you may dont know, even better:







- mind your acceptance ratio, this can seriously compromise your long term goals, I did loose a lot of time because of that, you loose it because you upload a lot and few are accepted and you loose it because after a while DT wont let you upload much.









- be an active member of this community, I am pretty sure this helped and keep helping me a lot, I disagree with many people opinions sometimes, and the other way around,...

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Posted by Afagundes on December 13, 2012
Thank you Victor312 for sharing a link in your blog and for all the kind words by Photobee, Anindyo, Calyx22 and Dprogers
Posted by Victor312 on December 12, 2012
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Posted by Photobee on November 06, 2012
Thank you very much for sharing! Very good creativity!



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