500 online ... Happy day

posted on 25th of may, 2011

It has been an interesting journey but am now proud to say that I have 500 online. It has been a great process of learning what is deemed of sufficient quality and relevant to the market. I have some early macro images of the usual bugs and bees that certainly aren't the big sellers but as I enjoy those I still take them for myself and not dreamstime (which I'm learning is totally acceptable). My most successful images as it turns out are those that I've taken while on work trips and happened to have my camera at the time.

My stats are 419 sales, average monthly uploads are 20, acceptance just over 50 (which is improving after some low quality image bulk upload at the very start)
1 level 5 (from comp)
3 level 3
18 level 2
168 level 1
310 level 0

I hope to get many more images online while learning more on composition, quality and sales potential. I am very glad to have a day job but this is a very enjoyable pursuit for me so thank you dreamstime and to this online community!

Comments (14)

Posted by Voytekj on May 30, 2011
Congrats, I like your pics.
Posted by Bevanward on May 27, 2011
Thanks for the encouragement - best luck to all - bevan
Posted by Karenfoleyphotography on May 26, 2011
congrats on your achievement - hope you have many more!
Posted by Danielal on May 26, 2011
Posted by Calyx22 on May 26, 2011
Congratulations! Your numbers are looking good, and should continue to improve. I wish you the best of luck in the future continuing! I love the first Sydney Opera house image above--well done!
Posted by Py2000 on May 26, 2011
Posted by Laurasinelle on May 26, 2011
Posted by lzf on May 26, 2011
congrats and beautiful pics
Posted by Alieska84 on May 26, 2011
You did a great job! Congratulations!
Posted by Nero67 on May 26, 2011
Congratulations,great job!!!
Posted by FabioConcetta on May 26, 2011
Congrats and good luck for your sales!
Posted by Egomezta on May 25, 2011
Congratulations, keep on the good work.
Posted by Youths on May 25, 2011
Congratulations!!! :)
Posted by Cammeraydave on May 25, 2011
Congratulations Bevan !

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I moved to Adelaide, Australia in 1978 from Auckland, New Zealand, as a child. Raised in Townsville, North Queensland, I left home to work in Central Australia where I first became interested in photography as a field geologist. From there I took a role in Johannesburg, South Africa, returned to Australia to marry, moved to Santiago, spent five years there in the capital of Chile and since have moved back to Brisbane, Australia where I am now based. I live with my wife of eight years and our three year old son. I have spent the past 10 years travelling all over the world and as part of my trav... [Read more]

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