2000 Games - Lessons

posted on 8th of july, 2009

Hi everybody, I just finished playing 2000 games, 2nd ranking at the moment, but the issue is not about a competition but what we learn from DT's mini school!

I'm an illustrator not a photographer (Unfortunately!) but I also had lessons that I would like to share with all of you and specially with the new guys here...
- Whether it's a photo or an illustration the subject is very important.

- Business oriented photos are the most selling (Big news huh but still important!);

- Health and emotions are subjects not to forget at all;
- Favorite sports, arts, abstracts and natural views that are well taken are demanded as well.

- Being a nice photo is...

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Posted by Mani33 on July 21, 2009
Yeah I already noticed that & lost points! I even had to ping to see if the server was dead :))
Posted by Holgs on July 21, 2009
Also... if you play on a slow connection that crashes half way through, your ranking will tank because all the rest of the answers will count as being wrong! Beware :)
Posted by Mani33 on July 09, 2009
Gosh noonie even in posts you are always in a hurry :)))
I wonder how many games you will handle, before you have to do something else :))

Wildmac, the game just inspired me with some illustrations I hope you would see them online soon. So play and you will see you will have new ideas also :)


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How to manage and evaluate your own photos?!

posted on 12th of july, 2009

As any kind of management has four basic steps (Planning, Orientation, execution and control) we might make from our life a small business including our micro-stock management.
Yes I am going to speak about micro-stock management as a business...

Planning: Starting from choosing the subject of the photo that you're going to shoot or to illustrate. Before you start thinking of how and when to shoot, you could make a small case study from what is available online of the same idea and see if it is a well covered subject or not! If you come to a conclusion that your photo idea will be original or unique go to next step try to make your expectations on how many of this photo will sell?! (Take a note with your ideas).

Organizing: Are your tools and methods...

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Posted by Mani33 on August 07, 2009
Thank you ;)
Posted by Ddcrazyy on August 07, 2009
This is well organized blog. thanks
Posted by Chrisguy on July 25, 2009
thanks for you response.good luck.guy.

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Best Of...

posted on 19th of july, 2009

A crazy idea came up to my mind which is to make a collection of my favorite photos from some of DT photographers...

Photographers that I meet in blogs, message boards, favorites...
At least I started with them...
Unfortunately most of them are not listed yet...

That means I went to each photographer's portfolio & had a look at the images carefully and chosen at least 2 favorites from there!

It was away to help me in creating an image of who is who!!!
(Don't worry I get crazy sometimes as I said :)))

And believe me it was really difficult to choose in most of them...
(I prefer the game, at least I have 2 choices :))))

Remember that my choice was upon what I like and payed my attention... That doesn't mean that I don't like others of course...

Well I will leave...

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Posted by Mani33 on August 04, 2009
Thanks Olyashevchenko the pleasure is mine ;)

I've chosen them because I really like them.

Cheers :)
Posted by Olyashevchenko on August 04, 2009
Maen, I've just recently discovered that you made your collection. You should know that it's a great honour for me to be included there. Thanks!:)
Posted by Mani33 on July 30, 2009
Hey thank you too ;)

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My First Buying on DT...

posted on 26th of july, 2009

This is my first time buying a photo from DT for web use!
The site is about Segway tours in Lisbon and the project was stopped for some time because paperwork and legal terms! Unfortunately bureaucratic issues are taking long :(
The idea is to create a site based on many segway images but as time has passed we couldn't take the photos that we need...
Now after almost 18 months I decided to skip the part of taking photos and use DT talents to help in that...
Yesterday I was checking the photos and I couldn't find many as I want. (Later I will make a request on the message boards)

This photo was uploaded recently and I didn't resist to use it ;)
Thanks Ruslandashinsky, here is the link where to see your photo in action [link=http://www.lisbonsegwaytours.com]www.lisbonsegwaytours....

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Posted by Mani33 on July 27, 2009
Aginger Thank you ;)
Posted by Mani33 on July 27, 2009
Maen's spirit is contacting Littledesire saying REMEMBERRR!!! (Fading rough sound)

Littledesire screams! NO THAT CAN'T BE YOU YOU'RE DEAD!!!!

A noise of cruel three shots heard from the sky!!!

To be continued :P

Posted by Aginger on July 27, 2009
Hey, that's a great website! Attraction photos are yours? :)

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My First Assignment photo...

posted on 28th of july, 2009

Today I had one of my biggest surprises on DreamsTime...

I just found that my first participation in an assignment was accepted for the e-commerce assignment!


I almost jumped from my chair :))

Another milestone that I was sure of, because I believe in my illustration and my idea...
But the happiness on this achievement was stronger than what I imagined... Level 5 which I see it as a prestige in DreamsTime.

The competition is strong but with this step I would allow my self to dream even higher! Sky is the limit, why not! It's DreamsTime...

Thank you DreamsTime and thanks for the voters what ever is their rating...

Congratulations for the approved ones...



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Posted by Mani33 on August 10, 2009
Well thanks to all, I will leave you now to VOTES and closing this Blog...

Cheers ;)
Posted by Mani33 on August 10, 2009
Thanks Claudio... Good luck for you also ;)
Posted by Claudiofichera on August 06, 2009

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SMS Project! Practical example!

posted on 29th of july, 2009

Hi all,

I think after my first buying on DT I just went addicted on it :))
Yesterday I set up the ideas with my new client on an SMS service project (Not telling the project of course :P) I had my ideas ready and the meeting just went the way I wanted it ;)

As I said in my earlier blog after planning you go to organizing...
I made up my imagination for a nice site header using these images.

Execution (part 1)... Just pressed the download button on each image, so now I have the idea, tools and materials...

Have a look at the four of them...

What do they have in common?!
1. People 2. White Background...

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Posted by Noonie on August 22, 2009
And this one was tooooo cooolll to pass up!
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Posted by Noonie on August 22, 2009
This one is for you Maen!!!!!
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Now, hop right into the spray with her......
Posted by Mani33 on August 21, 2009
 Oh,I feel bad smell 


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