I thought Microstock Is Complicated

posted on 15th of january, 2009

My attitude towards microstock has changed drastically for the last 2 weeks. I have finally decided to submit regularly in small numbers since Christmas ’08. I’m currently experiencing a daily download at another site and Dreamstime has approved 100% of my latest submission. These things made me so proud of myself and made my son really proud of his father.

I’m just a regular office employee at the city hall as a case officer at the moment, with no background in photography. But I do have a passion for colour. I love playing with colour combinations especially in PowerPoint presentations and food garnishing - mostly for family and friends though.
I’ve been a member at one microstock site for over a year now and joined Dreamstime last year. It basically took me more than a year to finally...

[ Read more... ]
Comments (7)

Posted by Vinge on February 04, 2010
Hej Ricardo

Jeg er journalist og vil blive meget glad, hvis du kan ringe til mig på 39 62 82 02 hurtigst muligt. Det haster.

Venlig hilsen Journalist Thomas Vinge
Posted by Klummen on January 16, 2009
Some good points you made. I just started, and haven´t even gotten any photos approved yet.

About age: I´m 53 and still on my way up. For several years I´ve been forced to make a living as a trucker. I´ve always been into writing and photography, and the years of trucking start to pay off now in an unexpected way. Last year I had a book released on the danish market, short stories from the road, and it sells supprisingly well, considered Denmark is a small marked. I write a very popular column every month in at truckers magazine, and have more books coming up.

Now the plan is to do something serious about stock photo. Along with my books and other stuff it might be posible to make a living out of my passions in the future.
Posted by Marilyngould on January 15, 2009
Great points -- I too have had no formal training, no photography classes. The blogs, tips and tutorials shared on Dreamstime have been an immense aide in improving my photography skills. You have a very nice portfolio -- best wishes!

Comments (7)

This article has been read 847 times. 2 readers have found this article useful.

About me

Copenhagen, DK

January (1)

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


More favorite articles

Related image searches

microstock beginner inexpensive passion