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Oops! Keywording Mistakes to Avoid
posted by ellenboughn - 18th of november, 2008
Time for a reminder of the most common keywording mistakes to avoid. Pay attention to the list below so that your images aren't overlooked in a search due to poor keywords. Incorrect keywords can lead to frustrated buyers that hurts... More...
Common mistakes when keywording
posted by tangie - 9th of january, 2008
I will continue with providing tips and examples from my hands-on experience with your images. Beware, here I come, I have my grades prepared and they rank from one to ten. I will proceed as announced also adding other experiences... More...
Ideas with fruits and how not to take photographs
posted by shmeljov - 14th of september, 2012
One day Jelena ran into the studio with an idea to make a photo with a couple of oranges like this one. So i made this shot. And another couple of hundreds. Sometimes this happens to me. And I don't really... More...
What kind of friend you are?!
posted by mani33 - 11th of july, 2012
Like all in life, we meet different kind of friends, those that are the friends we know in a moment or an occasion, by coincidence or friends of friends, other kind that we like to meet when it’s about fun & good moments, because... More...
The most precious "piece of gear"
posted by janceluch - 28th of june, 2012
We usually have a spare battery, spare memory card, spare camera body, spare flash on hand - just in case something fails... But what if the failure hits our eyes? Unfortunately there is nothing like spare set of eyeballs... Hope this... More...
Image misuse can be a very expensive mistake
posted by enigmacypher - 4th of may, 2012
While browsing the Internet, I came across an article from February 2011 about a company that made a costly mistake when they used an image without permission on their website, and that image was registered with the U.S. Copyright Office.... More...
DREAMTIME ?
posted by dgphotographic - 1st of april, 2012
Is it a typo or change of name on the new header ? dave.
Common misspellings. Words ending with "-ment"
posted by sebcz - 21st of october, 2011
I've been observing an increasing number of images with particular keywords misspelled. I wouldn't bother to write a blog entry about it, but this case is special. Why? Because all these mistakes come from many different... More...
little mistakes
posted by ilposeidone - 17th of october, 2011
hi my friends what's up? some days ago I was looking in my fridge for something can be shot... when I've saw my delicious pumpkin soup! I've prepared carefully my table, placing ingredients in empty spaces of my pictures to... More...
WOW
posted by brianarbuthnot - 31st of august, 2011
WOW,sold a shot for $25.33 today,hope its not a mistake.Biggest sale to date,,,,whats yours?.....Brian.
Joe's blog on mistakes
posted by bradcalkins - 5th of november, 2010
If you are a beginner or just looking for a reminder of the basics, yesterday's post on Joe McNally's blog is a great look at some common mistakes: Joe McNally blog Joe's blog and books are full of interesting anecdotes about... More...
Series of mistakes drops acceptance average
posted by visceralimage - 26th of august, 2010
Hopefully my experience will help others here on Dreamstime not make the same mistakes I have made during the past month. This is not a critique about DT, it is to help others not make same mistakes. Prior to this month, I had submitted... More...
Ever deleted your photos by mistake?
posted by phakimata - 16th of march, 2010
Did you ever deleted your images from your memory-card before uploading them to your computer? I made this huge mistake last weekend as my mind was all over the place. The images lost were from a shoot done that afternoon. I... More...
I'm so silly!! - kicking myself
posted by keki - 9th of january, 2010
All this talk of keywording made me have a look at mine and OH MAN what a silly fool I've been the past year - I'm going through my images one by one and checking my keywords .... they are rubbish!!! example: this open book with... More...
3 Posted!!! But not such a good rating.. :(
posted by jurphotography - 2nd of december, 2009
Alright.. Not off to a very good start but thats ok right? It's a learning process. Apparently I key worded up the wazoo with words that didn't have anything to do with the photos.. I mean it is a stop sign so I thought that words... More...
Quite amusing thing in Dreamstime
posted by mtkang - 12th of november, 2009
I saw this pictures in dreamstime, by someone else =) I guess not many people encounter that animal.. and made a mistake of name..and who had approved it and who had downloaded it.. can i get reward of seeing this mistake?... More...
Wine Photography
posted by flowerpistol - 14th of july, 2009
Having worked in the wine industry for a number of years, I am constantly searching for good wine stock photography. We are fortunate to hire professional photographers for many projects, but when the budget does not allow this, I turn... More...
Quality Control
posted by brunoil - 5th of june, 2009
Quality Control I do my best to ensure all my illustrations are of the highest quality. If you find a mistake on any of my illustrations please let me know and I will correct it for free. Thank you.
02 - Discovering stock photography
posted by grofnula - 26th of february, 2009
As you upload, you start wondering what are the stock rules about? What is quality for reviewers when they often reject quality for other reasons? Over time, I learned to respect their decisions, and to treat rejections as natural.... More...
My camera lens
posted by justmeyo - 29th of january, 2009
I started again to upload photos and i am happy.Two months i took a "break". I say break between quotes because i did not wanted this break but i made a mistake and my camera was broken.I will tell you stupidity that I did to not... More...
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