Microstock adulthood.

posted on 23rd of october, 2010

Two (of mine) articles back I wrote about the importance of being unique. Lately I've been realizing that I missed one very crucial point, which (imho) is much of the answer to the question why some will make it and some won't (in microstock, at least)... I read contributor's postings on the net, look at how portfolios develop and the unifying term which first springs to mind is puberty. It's not a perfect analogy but since we've all experienced that (some more recently than others) I want to stick with it.

To me microstock isn't in its child years anymore. The industry has made a strong enough impact so we know it's here to stay. By now there is also a pretty large number...

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Posted by Martingraf on February 11, 2011
Cool, was really impressed when reading this blog - the only thing I never liked is putting people in boxes - regarding the 3 different types of photographs.
I'm new here, and in the middle of learning. New with DSR, new with micro stock new with uploading etc. but what I've already learned with those many rejections is to get my view away from quantity (at this stage) and deliver quality - try to find where I have an eye for which at the same time meets a demand out there - I thank the guys at dreamstime for every rejected picture with a plausible reason and I see that as an investment.
Posted by Serjedi on November 22, 2010
very good blog, thanks for the advices! :-)
Posted by Anhong on November 21, 2010
Haha, good! Thank you for sharing.

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