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What's in your title and description of your images?
posted by malinash - 28th of february, 2014
Here's a little guide to read buyers' minds. You've already read the Bible of Keywording. Now you need to know the importance of the title and the description of your images. We all know that stock photography... More...
Important Image description
posted by jianbinglee - 13th of march, 2012
The title and description of the picture can being DT approved and selling is very important.The following two pictures are taken at a wedding, but when I upload the "wedding car" no approved later, I direct the name of "daisy" approved.... More...
New News or Old News in DT?!
posted by elianehaykal - 18th of february, 2012
So, did you know that if you click on the tilte of a photo, it will let you find similar photos based on the title? Is it public knowledge or did I just discover yet another thing in DT? I can't decide whether it's better (with examples)... More...
Tip: Taking Care with the Use of Brandnames
posted by peanutroaster - 2nd of december, 2011
Is that business man really giving a "PowerPoint" or is he giving a slide presentation? Is that woman "Googling" or surfing the Internet? Are those really "Lego" in the photo or some other brand of building bricks? Is your dog wearing... More...
contagion is; well, contagious i guess!
posted by amlyd - 27th of may, 2011
Continuing the current theme of images being found in use. One of mine titled 'contagion' has been used to create the cover picture of a book - Introduction to Epidemiology, By Ray M. Merrill It's both pleasing... More...
Getting IPTC metatags to work
posted by digitalg - 3rd of may, 2011
For those who don't know what I'm talking about... IPTC metatags allow you to embed textual information into your jpeg files. You can embed right into your image files the title, description, keywords and even categories in some cases.... More...
No Firefox Automatic Spell Check When Entering Titles
posted by morganoliver - 8th of january, 2011
Just a warning to newcomers, I still make this mistake - there is NO automatic Firefox spell check when entering the Title of your picture! I see this all the time when searching the database that another poor soul was caught in... More...
The relationship between the image title and the search result
posted by jy604 - 20th of august, 2010
I just do a research on the relationship between the image title and the search result. I have two images online, with same keywords but different title. Building roof Roof If I search by "building roof", I can find the... More...
My quickest sale so far
posted by heywoody - 26th of july, 2010
This one went on line last week but only actually appeared in my portfolio / searches since about Friday. Kinda pleased as it was for my own amusement and I had doubts about stock value :) Wonder should I change the title to... More...
Starting at Dreamstime
posted by serenethos - 25th of march, 2010
Today I finally uploaded my first 20 images, then reviewed them, edited some keywords, shortened some titles to less than 50 characters, figured out the rights and submitted them. It took since March 4th, 2010 when I joined until... More...
Descriptive title of your images
posted by peter.kirillov - 10th of december, 2009
The title of your image is quite important if you want to promote your work and let it be found by a customer. Try to make a title and description as much relevant and descriptive as possible! Dreamstime engine allows you to... More...
Title & Description, (very important, read my experience)
posted by creativei - 18th of november, 2009
Sorry I'm in hurry else would have explained the complete experience I had today, I have just covered some important aspects, following which I guess you can increase sales. Bottom Line, pay more attention to title and description its... More...
Understanding search engine visibility
posted by alexhor - 22nd of may, 2009
Recently I spent some time to do a descent research to improve my (today's and future) image visibility. DT web site is very well optimized for search engines (SEO). This means that whatever we do with our image title, description and... More...
Professional or Amateur?
posted by vaaltonen - 5th of january, 2009
What makes one a professional photographer? A degree, years of experience, expensive equipment, your images on the billboards in your town? Why am I asking this question? Well, photography has been my hobby and my passion for over... More...
Working with models
posted by mantonino - 1st of may, 2008
Get a model like Ralph, seriously. One of our favorite models EVER came over to visit us a few weeks ago. Ralph is a funny guy because he'll do just about anything we ask! He says "Unless it's illegal or immoral, I'll do it!"... More...
making a name for yourself ( with a tip of the hat to ladykassie)
posted by denisebeverly - 27th of july, 2007
well alice, i just finished reading your latest blog. and you made me think ,as you usually do, and this blog is the result. do you ever think about the names of companies? do you ever wonder how they chose their name, giving... More...
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