100 Images Online At Last...

posted on 4th of march, 2009

Well... that took a LOT longer than I thought it would. When I started out at the end of 2008, I worked out upload schedules, and thought that I'd be up to 100 uploads per week by now. However, as I'm sure is true for many, life has a habit of getting in the way (or as John Lennon apparently said 'Life is what happens while you're making plans').

So today is a milestone for me. I finally have 100 images in my portfolio, and I thought I'd write my first blog just to give a few tips and reassurances to those who are just beginning.

1. Don't take rejections personally. Learn from them. They will help you to improve your work by strengthening your weaknesses (and there's no shame in weaknesses - everyone has them, until they strengthen them).

2. Be patient with the review process - it takes as long as it takes. Use the time while you're waiting to create and upload more pictures.

3. If you don't get sales for a while, don't worry. If the reviewers have accepted your images, then you should be feeling good that you've passed the quality test. Sales will come when they come, just keep going, keep learning and keep uploading.

As St Patrick's Day isn't far away... I'll end this with one of my shamrocks, and wish you all good luck :)

Comments (12)

Comment by Frannyanne on March 06, 2009

Thanks so much everyone :) Ampyang, that's lovely to hear, thank you! Congrats to Creativei also! :)

Comment by Ampyang on March 05, 2009

Congraaaaaats!! I love your knitting needles. See u on your 1000 :)

Comment by Littledesire on March 05, 2009

Congrats and good luck!

Comment by Fultonsphoto on March 05, 2009

Congrats, may the next 100 be online soon :)

Comment by Glossygirl21 on March 05, 2009

Congratulations! Keep the uploads coming!

Comment by Frannyanne on March 05, 2009

Thanks everyone! Now I know why people write these blogs. It's so lovely to get all these good vibes from others. :)

Good luck everyone. I wish you all great success.

Comment by Creativei on March 04, 2009

Congrats, I know how it feels, I just went through that phase.

Comment by Breenicole on March 04, 2009


Comment by Keki on March 04, 2009

brilliant!! good luck with sales and the next batch!

Comment by Eclecticelegance on March 04, 2009

Congratulations!!!! I'll send you a shamrock back!

Here it is:

Comment by Creativeapril on March 04, 2009

Congratulations Frannyanne ;)

try to add another (0) as soon!

Comment by Picstudio on March 04, 2009

Congrats, that must b a great feelingf.

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Photo credits: Frannyanne.

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I began working with stock agencies in 2008, immediately after completing photography studies. I enjoy photographing concepts, macros, flora, seasonal subjects, and vegetarian food. Thank you for your interest in my work.

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