illustration or photograph is selling most in DT


posted on 2nd of september, 2009

illistration or photograph is selling most in DT
i am an illustrator basically. But i know photography too. So am planning to buy a DSLR soon.....

or only concentrate in illustrations.

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Posted by Creativei on September 02, 2009
Well as a buyer we buy more photos, and less illustrations. Illustrations we buy for most of the advertisements and images goes for our magazines. And as im both, somehow I feel like im making more money through illustrations as most of them download additional formats. i.e. like one illustration in additional format is as good as 25 regular images.

So i suggest do more illustrations as very few people do illustrations, say the ratio is 1:200 so you have less competition nd more money.
Posted by Conceptualcreations on September 02, 2009
I agree with Brad. I also think it all depends on what works best for the project a buyer is working on.
Posted by Bradcalkins on September 02, 2009
I think it mostly depends on how good you are at one or the other. If you look at the top 20 sellers on DT they are all photos - but that doesn't mean there aren't illustrations that are excellent sellers... There are contributors that just do illustrations that do very well here.
Posted by Mani33 on September 02, 2009
As a contributor I'm an illustrator but as a buyer I buy photos!
But like we say in Portugal never say never!
Nice portfolio ;)
Posted by Littledesire on September 02, 2009
You're nice fruit family! Keep doing what you like! Your illustrations are great!
Posted by Orangee on September 02, 2009
but i have good sales for my illustration
Posted by Applee on September 02, 2009
i think photograph. but am an illustrator...
nice images



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