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Architecture as Commercial or Editorial
posted by teeimagination - 10th of september, 2013
Hello Community, Its been a while since I wrote a blog but I've been really busy. still keeping up with Dreamstime since I hope this to be a success. I've been learning a lot about taking different kind of pictures but unfortunately... More...
Every approved photo is not easy
posted by woojee - 28th of march, 2013
I haven't into photography in the road, I saw the photography of others, always think they are easy to get, but in fact, when I seriously carry camera decided to take some good work, but found himself can't really grasp this everything,... More...
Do editorial photos sell? And at what ratio to commercial?
posted by babar760 - 19th of december, 2012
I have about 1200 photos on line at DT and practically all are for advertisement. But when I click on contributors portfolios, I see many editorial images. I just got back from a trip to France. Do any images of say, a prespective shot... More...
Difficult is to sell photos
posted by yareta - 26th of march, 2012
That is difficult to sell photos, even for us amateur photographers this is a large window to the world to show our work, we complicated the concept of commercial photography. To my capture a photo is stop time, translate into... More...
What was your first commercial work?
posted by dorvard - 28th of august, 2011
What was your first commercial work which you have created? At what age you have created it. For how much you have sold it. And on what have then spent the revenue? On how much remembered my first drawing which by me have sold to... More...
The first time I upload vector file!!!!!
posted by lehuishi - 12th of august, 2011
The first time I upload vector file!!!!! Commercial discount theme, welcome click!
Look up !
posted by dgphotographic - 16th of july, 2011
On a recent visit to London, I was heading to the river Thames to photograph some landmarks, most people are familiar with the famous views of the capital. However, walking through the commercial district I was amazed at the modern... More...
Let's Go Shopping - at the Malls!
posted by haslinda - 8th of july, 2011
Anyone love shopping? It is the weekends, y'all. Let's have fun! Why do I have so many pictures of shopping malls? Simply an obsession with shopping. While online shopping is convenient and saves time, there is nothing like being... More...
250 up but disappointing sales
posted by llareggub - 8th of june, 2011
It was rather apt yesterday to notice the I got my 250th image up on line and it was a rather celebratury image of some strawberries and champagne :D However my motivation is taking somewhat of a knock due to the incredibly slow... More...
Editorial category photo shoot fun
posted by jianbinglee - 31st of may, 2011
In DT there are many very professional COMMERCIAL image photographers, their works great. But I can not do, first I do not have professional equipment and the environment, as well as professional models. Second, I am more interested... More...
What is wrong with my photos?
posted by silent47 - 20th of may, 2011
What kind of photos are of commercial value?It seems that I do not know.I tried to create concepts, isolated on white pictures, people shoots, illustrations, etc.It seems that nothing goes.I need fresh ideas. Maybe there is something... More...
Microstock can also include art ?
posted by davidwatmough - 17th of july, 2010
Sometimes we are advised that our submissions must be market orientated but occasionally we can combine the two strands commercial and artistic. Here are two examples accepted this week. Do you agree ? More...
finally reached the 100 accepted pictures on DT !!!
posted by egonzitter - 3rd of july, 2010
finally reached the 100 accepted pictures on DT with 33 pics accepted last month !! I really hoped to reach this amount at the end of the year but it went very quickly recently. I bought a macro ring flash and a 50 mm macro 2.8 lens.... More...
Suggestions for creativity
posted by neerajarora - 14th of june, 2010
Hi All, I had joined DT around 2 years back. Initially I had higher rejection rate and uploaded photos with a long intervals. Since last 9 months I'm concentrating on stock photography and learning new things by visiting... More...
Two years
posted by austeja - 11th of june, 2010
I think, I am here even two years! It's great. My sales isn't very good, but I got a valuable experiences about stock photos, commercial and technical quality of photos. Oh, it's good.. :)
Morning Coffee...
posted by mani33 - 19th of february, 2010
Some times we see so many objects around us in our day by day life, but not always we give attention to them, as the habit turned them usual! Almost all the companies now a days have a coffee machine where the gethering is almost a... More...
Introducing my other blog!
posted by stuartkey - 13th of january, 2010
I've had an account on Blogger for quite a while, but only recently have I got around to populating it with some actual posts. You can read my blog here! There are many free blog websites around, but I chose Blogger mainly because... More...
Reassessing my creativity
posted by danienel - 16th of october, 2009
I have gone without analysing my photography and style for months on end, then just to return with massive amounts of self-conscious analysis of my influence, my style and then my way forward. Then to find myself getting drowned by... More...
Keeping momentum
posted by danienel - 7th of october, 2009
Keeping momentum in retouching, uploading, shooting and conceptualising stock over and above the load of my commercial work is tough...but holding thumbs. My assistant is getting more and more into the stock work-flow and is constantly... More...
Would you actually give money for your images?
posted by petarneychev - 27th of july, 2009
From an image editor's (generalized) stand point there is three categories of images we deal with: good, average, and such that simply leave you wondering. In spite of the (by now countless?) microstock tutorials, blogs, forums,... More...
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