Patience is Key When Marketing Stock Imagery

posted on 22nd of may, 2011

Having been away from the business for three years and coming back has been an eye opening experience. I’m seeing a few changes, and a lot of the same questions and issues coming from contributors. Unfortunately, I see there are a few folks I used to enjoy collaborating with who are no longer in the business as well. Here are some constant points that new contributors could benefit from, and perhaps veterans in the business could use a reminder of.

Have Patience

I liken the creation and marketing of an image similar to investing in the stock market with a “buy and hold” mentality. When you create an image, take the time to post process it, and take the time to list it through an agency, you are making an investment. Some investments are going to be more prosperous than others having higher...

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Posted by Marugod83 on June 20, 2011
I signed in on DT, because I wanted to know if I take good pictures. I knew that DT is reviewing your pictures and then, if is the case, it will reject them with the appropiate reason and those reasons helped me improve my self.

You're right, patience is the key.
Posted by Jochenschneider on June 20, 2011
thank you very much, patience is the problem...........
Posted by Miele on June 12, 2011
This is very helpful. Thanks for sharing

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WYSIWYG /ˈwizēˌwig/-adjective: An acronym for What You See Is What You Get. The term is used to describe a system in which content displayed during editing appears very similar to the final output. Ed Endicott is an editorial photojournalist and portrait photographer based in Denver, Colorado. He started marketing his imagery commercially in 2005 and his images have been licensed throughout the world in publications including CNN Online, Forbes, Cabin Life Magazine, Fodor\'s Travel Intelligence, Berlingske, The Daily Mail, America Online, The Huffington Post, La Nacion, and variou... [Read more]

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