What Should I Do?

posted on 21st of august, 2007

After blogging here for a little while, I've wondered - what should I do with these credits I'm accumulating?

I'm a photographer, and I don't buy photos. But I've got 13 credits now with which I may buy photos. What should I do with them?

Perhaps you're in the same boat.

I was thinking perhaps we should "vote" with our credits. That is, use them to buy photos and reward our fellow photographers for their good work.

So, perhaps I'll be looking for:
** An undervalued photograph/photographer that needs the encouragement of a few sales.
** A beautiful photograph that takes my breath away.
** Some undiscovered gem buried in the halls of Dreamstime - just waiting to be discovered.
** Or perhaps when I read some useful tips posted by a fellow photographer I'll reward him/her by purchasing a photo or two.

Or, maybe I'll use my credits in a random act of kindness toward some hard working photographer.

What say you?

Better ideas?


Comments (13)

Posted by Northman on September 11, 2007
nice idea of you
Posted by Torie508 on September 07, 2007
I think all of the below ideas are great, a good way to improve new photographers self esteem.
Posted by Maigi on September 06, 2007
I love the idea, but is it okay to buy your own photos?
Posted by Sorinus on September 03, 2007
How about doing all of those thoughts that you wrote above. And i can add one more: What if you buy your own photos?
Posted by Stormina on August 30, 2007
I thing the better idea is buy photos from great photographer that have not exposure. You can help them to begin their career!!

Hem... I am one of them hehehe =)
Posted by Nicemonkey on August 30, 2007
I have downloaded some images to put on my desktop for some inspiration with the credits from my blogs
Posted by Davidwattsjr on August 28, 2007
Thanks much Tonygers... see my latest blog for a similar butterfly caught in a deadly embrace with a green spider. Death stalks all creatures huh?
Posted by Tonygers on August 28, 2007
Just bought your Colorful Butterfly in Grass image.
Very nice.
Posted by Maigi on August 22, 2007
David, that was hilarious...

PS: But I have your funny goat now...
Back to blogging... ;)
Posted by Thefinalmiracle on August 22, 2007
I am happy buying my own images!!
Posted by Dcwcreations on August 21, 2007
How nice would it bee to be the first buyer of someones photos.
Posted by Astargirl on August 21, 2007
That sounds like a nice idea and you might get some nice images you really like and want to keep. And, as Tonygers said, you can always boost your numbers by buying your own photos.
Posted by Kenneystudios on August 21, 2007
I think that sounds like a great idea!
You can buy mine ;) Ignore Tonygers ;)

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