Editorial can Work

posted on 16th of april, 2013

I've always been a bit skeptical about shooting non-hard-press editorial imagery, since I underestimated the amount of editorial publications that need images of a more commentary and information type of style.

Dreamstime, I'm glad to report, are one of the few agencies (ok, the only one in my experience) that has a holistic approach to editorial imagery and can see value in images that are not "hard" news.

I sit with a decent archive of images of personalities and issues, that I'm gladly now adding to my Dreamstime portfolio, since it has proven, that when I submit it exclusively to Dreamstime, it can bring sales.

These two images have earned some revenue for me, that otherwise would've been lost. I'm really grateful for this, as I'm a commercial...

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Posted by Freedomsfolio on May 06, 2013
I have had lots of sales on my editorial bucket!My most popular pic is an editorial one :)
Posted by Cathconvey on April 18, 2013
Hello Danie!
I also value editorial photos a lot because they're works which no one can repeat (and one cannot say the same about many commercial photos presented in photo agencies). Beside that, editorial photos document the moments of our life which are precious memories for someone, and by sharing these photos a photographer can show the other people what life is about at his/her place. So I wish you good luck and many-many woderful photos! Catherine
Posted by Angelaostafichuk on April 18, 2013
If you have excellent editorial photos there is no reason why they shouldn't sell. My portfolio is probably about 90% editorial and I have enjoyed every second shooting it. It's not just about the money...if you love what you are doing it will show in your work! Nice shots.

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