There is no short cuts in live!

posted on 20th of august, 2009

Hi all you Dreamstimers.

I suppose you are experiencing the same frustrations which I have at the moment: work like mad and do not get the acceptances you want. I am very fond of nature photography. Living on the beautiful coastline of Mossel Bay (South Africa) I cannot resist the temptation to shoot and to shoot because you have all the opportunities in the world to get the most awesome shots. That is what I have done since I got involved in micro stock, but the result is very disappointing when it comes to results and acceptances. At this stage I just feel time is too precious to shoot and load stuff which is not really in demand. So I decided to make a thorough study of what is selling and have decided to try my luck on portraits which shows a lot of emotion. I had the most awesome day today. A friend of mine made her studio available to me and even brought me about 7 models to shoot! I have enjoyed myself very much and got very good shots against a white background and nicely flashed! As from tomorrow I am going to load the girls and see what happens. May be I have more luck!

Have a great weekend and proceed!


Comments (7)

Posted by Hlehnerer on August 21, 2009
You have beautiful seascape shot! Good luck with the portrait images.
Posted by Mossel on August 21, 2009
Thanks so much Littledesire. At this stage I really need inspiration!! This MS business is too much for me at this moment. Plan to load my 1 st model over the weekend!

Mossel (South Africa)
Posted by Littledesire on August 21, 2009
Your photos are breathtaking! Can't wait to see your models' shots!
Posted by Mani33 on August 20, 2009
Ravishing views!!! Don't stop them please.
Ought to see your modeling shots as well!
Cheers ;)
Posted by Irisangel on August 20, 2009
Sounds like a plan!! Good luck, but don't give up on the nature shots, they are beautiful.
Posted by Wildmac on August 20, 2009
I think your landscapes are fantastic! Don't give up on them just yet. Your portfolio is still quite small to be seen on DT very easily. Keep uploading and more sales will come as people get to know your work :0)
Posted by Ponytail1414 on August 20, 2009
Oh your landscapes are breathtaking! Don't stop doing them! I'll be watching for your model shoot.

Comments (7)

This article has been read 847 times. 1 readers have found this article useful.
Photo credits: Mossel.

About me

Photography is my passion and it is always a pleasure and a wander to photograph amazing pictures as reflections of another sphere unprehensible and mind boggling.

confidential info

Blogs Exclusive user
May (1)

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

My favorite articles


More favorite articles

Related image searches

personal thoughts experience

Experience related stock images