After some of my portfolio images became one year old I decided to try this option. Some people wrote on message board this can be useful for sales, others objected, but you never know untill you see it with your own eyes.
So, my first donation was this image , which is a part of my "clothespins patterns" series. I hoped to give other images of this series better visibility. When the picture appeared in free section I noticed some pleasant things.
1. Free section has it's own search engine seperate from commercial. My picture appeared there on a very good position, because the amount of free images on site is in general very small compare to the amount of commercial. 2. On clicking my free image I, of course, could see other "clothespins" and "...
Recently I decided to train isolation technique and for this made a lot of everyday object images. Including apples, which charmed me at first sight when I found them in the market – so fresh and perfect in shape. In few hours my shots were processed and I was quite happy with them. But only at the beginning. Because soon I discovered that stocks were flooded with all sorts of apples and for this reason mine were declined elsewhere. This meant that I had to enjoy my apples by myself or become more creative. Hmmm…. I began to make experiments with colors and after removing black from the white discovered that my fresh apples began to resemble frozen ones. So, I called the image “frozen apples”, and re-uploaded it. Now it’s approved in each place. Such a simple trick :) Hope it can be useful for...
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