A lot of times when I visit Dreamstime, I don't exactly know what I'm looking for. And I don't want to wade through twenty-thousand photos in order to find the perfect one. Getting your picture in front of the buyer's eyes comes down to good tagging.
Take this picture. The minute I saw it, I knew it would be perfect for my urban fantasy romance, Straight to Hell. But I never would have found it if not for the tags attached to it.
To find this picture, I entered two random words 'romance' and 'fire' and this is what popped up. I could have spent hours looking...
I thank you. As someone who used to search for images on sites like this I was surprised to read most of those kinds of keywords were ill advised here when I switched to creating images, and against my personal experience, painfully edited out those words I felt I should include. It's very early in the morning here and I have just gone back to add many keywords to many of my images.
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