$20,000 !!

posted on 18th of september, 2013

I have just passed a significant landmark today (Sept.18 2013).
My total earnings have just passed the $20,000 mark from just over 13,200 sales.
After a very slow start when I first joined DT in late 2009, my total earnings figure is now increasing by around $1000 every 5 to 8 weeks.

Most of the 5224 images in my portfolio are of travel and wildlife subjects. Both are types of work that people say will not sell well. I think differently. I earn my entire income from shooting mostly this type of work and I find it sells very well indeed.

DT account for only about 8% of my total turnover, the majority coming from my mainstream stock agencies.

These are a few of my recent 'Editor's Choice' images:

I know the first image is not travel or wildlife, it's a studio...

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Posted by Deaconbrown on April 21, 2014
thanks for the info and your posts, excellent website!
Posted by Fike2308 on April 20, 2014
Posted by Mrallen on April 06, 2014
Hi Fike2308
I'm afraid I'm not allowed to go into details about other agencies on this site.
If you contact me by e-mail I can tell you more.

OR go to my website: www.steveallenphotography.com
then go to the bottom of the 'contacts' page to the list of agency links.

Steve Allen

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About me

I was a professional Industrial / Commercial photographer for over 26 years, before leaving commissioned work to become a full-time Stock Photographer. I first started shooting stock in 1972 as a supplement to my commissioned work, however, since early 2001 my entire income has come from shooting Stock images. I now have just over 100,000 image placements in my current multi-agency portfolio. Most of my income comes from the range of mainstream agencies I submit to. The 22 microstock sites I submit to now produce about 30% of my total income. Dreamstime sales account for abo... [Read more]

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