Hi, my name is Hugo and I'm celebrating two months here, 50 photos and one sale(!) from a few days ago.
I am new to stock photography and pretty new at digital photography.
I have learned so much the past two months I hope newbies will read this before they start.
Here are some of the things I learned so far:
1. Be Patient! - You are given credit to upload many pictures per day as a new member. If you are new at stock photography, don’t just take a bunch of photos you or your friends think are great and upload them. Take one photo of a certain style, upload it and wait for the response. You learn so much from each acceptance and rejection. If you upload many pictures of the same style and they are all rejected you will have such a low...
This is mainly for newbies.
I’m talking about those pictures you shot while holding the camera rotated 90 degrees.
I’m sure if you’ve been here a while you already know this.
While uploading my first pictures, I saw that DT is reading the EXIF information from the jpg files.
I figured, if the camera wrote the rotate flag to the EXIF, my thumbnails will be displayed correctly – standing up. Remember, the camera just sets the rotate flag to true, the file is still landscape oriented meaning it’s wider and not taller.
I also figured that if the picture came out perfect from the camera it’s best not to edit the image (yes I also shoot jpegs and they are always perfect…).
It took me 5 uploads of different pictures and a final...
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