Upload What?

posted on 20th of march, 2017

As someone who is just taking my first tentative steps into the world of stock images,‭ ‬I am of course wondering what sort of images are most likely to be accepted.‭ ‬I would‭ ‬prefer to not waste my time on images that‭ ‬have no chance of being accepted due to the choice of subject.‭ ‬What sort of images do appeal to microstock sites like dreamstime.com‭?

I started out by looking at the FAQ section of the site,‭ ‬but didn‭’‬t find the explanation offered there particularly helpful at first.‭ ‬“Well defined commercial concepts,‭ ‬marketable good compositions with creative insight...‭”‬ didn‭’‬t seem that useful to me.‭ ‬It just seemed a bit vague and general.

I then‭ ‬looked at some of the‭ ‬best-selling images on the site....

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Comments (2)

Posted by Cwinkler25 on April 01, 2017
Thank you, Egomezta, for the good advice. I appreciate getting a response from someone who has been so successful here.
Posted by Egomezta on March 28, 2017
Competing with millions of images is very difficult, you have to get very good quality images, and give them a good chance with correct words to let them be found. You have to upload images and see how they do, and that will give you a better feeling of what's good for this site.

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