Gone over 50 uploads now.

posted on 12th of september, 2009

Taking up membership of Dreamstime 3 months ago was a challenge but get images accepted has proved to be a steep and valuable learning curve. I found Nikitu's article on innovation particularly helpful as it stressed the need to think along new lines to create interesting images. I wish someone could explain how to get model releases from subjects who are not friends and family. Also it would be helpful to understand from successful photographers how they achieve financial success. Is it by selling images outright ?
Constructive criticism of my first 55 images would be appreciated.


Comments (7)

Posted by Davidwatmough on September 14, 2009
Thanks for all your comments. Very helpful. David.
Posted by Py2000 on September 13, 2009
Posted by Keki on September 13, 2009
Wicked start!! :) Congratulations! I'm still not brave enough to approach someone in the street yet .. ufff
Posted by Goodcontent on September 12, 2009
Impressive start! Keep it up, I am near the same place, I just hit 50 uploads a few days ago. I agree with you on the model releases - just difficult to stop people and have them sign agreements. Maybe try editorial photography. Also like Mani33 commented watch the top portfolios to see what works. Best of luck!
Posted by Wildmac on September 12, 2009
Best I can suggest is keep uploading and don't be scared to try new things. Good luck :0)
Posted by Fultonsphoto on September 12, 2009
Nice images and good ratio so far in 3 months, keep them coming and sales will follow.
Posted by Mani33 on September 12, 2009
Play more the game and check the high ranked portfolios!
Upload and be patient...
Good luck!
Cheers ;)

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