Free images - donate or not?

posted on 6th of september, 2009

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 "...

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Comments (10)

Posted by Hugy789 on February 16, 2010
Hi, great post.

Does anyone know if an image donated into the free section would still count as one of your 50 for going exclusive?

Thanks, Isaac
Posted by Deborah79 on September 07, 2009
I have so few accepted pictures :-( I thought it was not useful for me, but maybe I should change idea...
Thanks for let me know your point of view..
Posted by Julia161 on September 07, 2009
Hi, Digitalg.
Free image can not be transfered later back into commercial section. About this appears warning before you press the final "donate" button.

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Not-frozen frozen apples

posted on 28th of september, 2009

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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Posted by smartview27 on September 29, 2009
I would say...very cool Yulia! I have a cousin with your name!
Posted by Kaththea on September 28, 2009
Great idea!
Posted by Jeniicorv8 on September 28, 2009
Very creative!

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2010 - the year of WHITE TIGER

posted on 29th of september, 2009

Hi, Friends.
Don't forget that next year's horoscope symbol is the beautiful white tiger. Welcome to see my collection of white tiger's images.

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Posted by Frantab01 on September 30, 2009
abs beautiful, good luck :)
Posted by Patl on September 29, 2009
They are magestic animals, aren't they
Posted by Mani33 on September 29, 2009
Great Animal, beautiful collection! Cheers ;)

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