Want Success? Start with the Concept.

posted on 29th of march, 2010

Not all stock photos were shot for stock. That's probably not a secret to anyone (and if it was - then it isn't anymore). It's becoming increasingly more difficult to deliver successful content. That's probably not a secret to anyone either... at least not to those who take their involvement in microstock seriously. So, what do you do? Or better said - what should you do?

Concept. Concept. Concept. Did I say that the concept is crucial? No, I only said concept. ;) So here it goes - the concept if your image(s) is crucial to its success. Very crucial.

If you had the exposure to all images which come in through the pending line as we, the editors have, you'd be surprised to see how many of them are just random shots taken on holidays, snapshots from family moments, etc. etc. Few...

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Comments (26)

Posted by Poteau on August 01, 2010
Very useful information. Thanks I do appreciate it!
Posted by Pinkerpie on April 22, 2010
Quite useful information. I have had what I thought were good images rejected for a number of reasons. Being New to Dreamstime it is good to learn early on. Thanks
Posted by Vishakha27 on April 18, 2010
good blog...
in begining i had many rejection due to lack of concept.
but now acceptance ration is likely more....well m still trying to make it better.

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