Accelerating income from microstock: experience and a few thoughts!

posted on 2nd of april, 2011

At Easter 2009 I was trying to get a picture of Inverness castle using a wide angle lens so a bunch of wild daffodils was in the foreground and the castle behind.

The width of the River Ness stopped me from getting the shot I wanted. However at this moment another photographer turned up and we had a conversation in which he said he was not doing anything with his web site but was submitting to microstock agencies. When pressed he said he was making $480 per month. I thought to myself better give it a go and shortly after I joined Dreamstime with lots of initial rejections and a very poor acceptance ratio. It took 19 months to make my first $1000 and now 4 months later I have made another $642 so my earnings per month after 19 months was $52.63 but has quickly...

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Posted by Akulamatiau on September 01, 2011
Truly inspiring!
Posted by Ela9 on April 28, 2011
well done! i have so many ideas but i dnt have a decent camera, and im not goin to afford a normal camera anytime soon, but im trying to create something from what i have :))
Posted by Le0nid on April 28, 2011
Well done! :) very nice pics! Thank you for your advice and kind words!

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