1000 images

posted on 18th of january, 2012

Joining DT in 2009 and getting all/most my first submissions rejected caused me to give up on stock and subsequently left for over a year. Mid 2010 I thought I would have another crack at it and was pleasantly surprised by getting a few on here, not just by luck but by spending most of 2009 learning more about the technical side of producing photographs, not over killing them with manipulation, noise, coulour management etc.

I'm still no expert and certainly not a pro photographer as this is just a hobby but I have enjoyed a little success and today I have had my 1000th image accepted. Never thought this possible at the start but if you stick to it and learn on the way then things do become easier. My next goal should be 2000 images but that's just repeating what I have already done so 5000 images...

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Posted by Akulamatiau on January 26, 2012
Good advice especially on writing blogs, Congratulations, here's to more to come.
Posted by BCritchley on January 23, 2012
Thanks Martingraf & Jackai :-)
Posted by Jackai on January 22, 2012
I love to hear stories like this, because what a lot of people don't know is that success comes mostly from determination and perseverance. Never give up! Plus, your images are pretty darn good too! Congratulations.

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I am one of the remote editors for Dreamstime. Multi-international award winning photographer based in the UK. Major awards and credits: The Official Eurofighter International Aviation photographer of the year 2015, 1st place, best digitally enhanced image. The Official Eurofighter International Aviation photographer of the year 2014 2nd place win. International award winner at the Royal Horticultural Society's photography awards 2013, 1st place in Seasons and 3rd place in the wildlife category. May/June 2013 Dreamstime assignment 2nd place winner "Security and protection... [Read more]

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