Maybe for many of my fellow photographers 1000 images is already a milestone of the past. It is for me now as well. It is however an important milestone as it took me about 8 years to reach it. According to my current production rates, it will take about the same amount to double my portfolio size.
1000 images in my portfolio does not necessary mean 1000 images are available for sale. About 80 images (8%) among these are distributed through the free section. This percentage went lower during last year after it peaked around 10%. I am constantly deleting or sending to the free section images which I believe are not representative for my portfolio anymore and their earning power is low.
Additionaly, 210 images are distributed exclusivly through Dreamstime (21% of my portfolio). I am constantly optimizing...
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