simple lines

posted on 22nd of november, 2011

We always wonder why our pictures don’t get sold but others have all the luck.

When I first saw this picture I thought, “who would want to buy such a picture” I mean this gives an impression as if the lady is running with the basket trolley in an aisle in the supermarket. Nobody would like to do an advertisement showing that a lady has to sprint across with a basket trolley.
But I was so wrong, when I saw that this picture has reached level 4 and downloaded 44 times !!

The best way to have good sales is to upload pictures/sketches that are in demand.
Easier said than done. How do we identify the selling products.

I found that simple sketches with a few lines do get downloaded many times. For example this simple sketch of a foot:

or a few scribbled lines here and there and this wine glass reaches level three
© Oha (Help)

A few neat lines and what a chef .....with 95 downloads.

Simple line sketches are what some buyers are looking for.....

Isn't this better than a photograph of a lady singing at a real live show

I think customers are looking for simple neat figures.

Comments (22)

Posted by Billdayone on October 21, 2012
hi joezacks...maybe you should read my comments on the blogs...before trying to earn your two cents worth...work a little...don´t guess your way through...no problem really...just a friendly advice...saludos...billdayone
Posted by Pavelshlykov on May 28, 2012
Come on! Gogo! 0.08 is already yours
Posted by Pavelshlykov on May 28, 2012
Joezach - mr. 0.02$
Posted by Pavelshlykov on May 27, 2012
970 posts and 17 sales in portfolio.
Posted by Georgeskyrillos on May 27, 2012
???? (to the previous commentor)
Posted by Pavelshlykov on May 27, 2012
Posted by Withgod on April 21, 2012
С головой все порядке?
Поставь флаг себе в анус!
И прекрати копаться в моем портфеле, займись делом.
Posted by Timolina on March 05, 2012
Thank you)
Posted by Olamojor on December 21, 2011
I might try it too , they are really simple and nice :)
Posted by Artalis on December 13, 2011
Great tip, I might try it, thanks for sharing.
Posted by Art1art on November 29, 2011
Thanks good article!! Not everyone knows that the point-the line of view from the side! Simplicity is key to success!
Posted by Leesniderphotoimages on November 28, 2011
......all of which goes to show that sometimes LESS is indeed MORE!!!!!
Posted by Lobe on November 28, 2011
The first beautiful work.
Posted by smartview27 on November 28, 2011
Interesting !
Posted by Onime on November 27, 2011
great tips... thanks for sharing.
Posted by Afagundes on November 26, 2011
Yes, simple is good.
Posted by Afagundes on November 26, 2011
Yes, simple is good.
Posted by Owaisphotography on November 22, 2011
Great article thanks for shearing
Posted by Egomezta on November 22, 2011
Buyers many times look for a concept that we photographers don't always see or catch... It is a great idea to see other portfolios to see what is needed.
Posted by Peanutroaster on November 22, 2011
Simple concepts are useful when you consider they are probably only one part of an overall more complex design.
Posted by Zenonk on November 22, 2011
there is a lot of beauty in this simplicity, especially in the wine glass.
Posted by Mariaam on November 22, 2011
Great illustrations and article! Thanks for sharing and reminding!

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