Greetings from a New Guy

posted on 2nd of december, 2011

Greetings to All!
Stock photography is a new area for me as my background is mainly in gallery exhibits and print sales. I have finally gone exclusive with Dreamstime after tasting several other stock sites.
I have a good feeling about DT.
It is quite a change for my old brain cells to think in terms of "stock" instead of "artistic", but not to say you can't have artistic stock images.
I am looking forward to my time here.
And as it is the Christmas season, my musician friend here will play you "Silent Night" on the Tuba!


Comments (11)

Posted by Kezza53 on December 03, 2011
Hello and welcome Ken.....I'm fairly new to DT as well, it's a great place!
Posted by Iwhitwo on December 03, 2011
Welcome aboard...all the best to you.
Posted by Cammeraydave on December 02, 2011
Good Choice Ken !

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Looking For Advise

posted on 15th of december, 2011

I am looking for advise from some of you old timers on this site. I joined DT last July and have gone exclusive, with 72 images on line and 10 sales. For stock, is it better to specialize in a few areas of subject matter or spread yourself out. My non-stock photography has always been rather eclectic but when I look at my uploads on DT it reminds me of the proverbial “dogs breakfast”!
And thank you for all the warm welcomes!

My veggie friend here says "hello"

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Posted by Egomezta on December 16, 2011
As more diverse you can be is better.
Posted by Rosedarc on December 16, 2011
I don't think there's a rule. Some people do really well on a niche / favourite subject, some are very diversified. You'll probably do better at what you really enjoy photographing and are naturally good at so you can go that way, whilst keeping your eyes open and try to improve little by little subjects that don't come to you naturally.
Posted by Cammeraydave on December 16, 2011
I would say both. Over time some trends seem to appear for people. What works for you and what doesn't. The things you enjoy shooting and those you do not. Good Luck !

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Greetings As a photographer I have been around for awhile, with my roots going way back in the film and darkroom era. Besides stock photography I also do images for gallery exhibit and print sales. "The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens"

Cowichan Bay, CA

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