Here are two examples of a risk that I took last year. This is a random picture that I snapped at a local city fair and a crab on the beach while on vacation. Once I returned home and started going through all of the images I found these images but was worried that they would not be accepted or sell. I decided to take a risk and sent them in. Both pictures were accepted and have since sold, one twice.
This is a good illustration of the microstock market. Not every picture has to be a piece of art in order to sell.
There're certainly not as artistically beautiful and vibrant as your gorgeous bird on a cherry tree blossom, but there're nice shots too. As I improve my skills, I get much more picky with the pictures I submit. It's good in a way, but sometimes I wonder if I'm not missing opportunities by being too selective...
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