And now just for fun..

posted on 1st of december, 2016

I have been an exclusive contributor at DT since 2010 and there have been many ups and downs, after the first difficulties and the unavoidable learning process my acceptance ratio increased to over 80% and it seemed that slowly but steadily, as the sales and also the revenue were increasing, a little extra income could be achieved in future.

I have been always dedicated to nature and specially wildlife which is not exactly the best selling sector but my bird pics were not doing so bad.

In 2012 there was the first crisis, many contributors complained and it seemed that the problem was rather based in some internal changes at DT. Things improved shortly after and sales began to increase again till the crack-down in 2013 which was probably the first warning that there were too many of us contributors...

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Comments (8)

Posted by Generalul2015 on December 05, 2016
nice pictures and article :)
Posted by Photomall on December 05, 2016
I am deeply encouraged by you.Thanks for sharing!Just hold on consistently and persistently .
Posted by Babar760 on December 05, 2016
As you mentioned Joan, photography is very competitive, like sports and music. It's what people love to do and therefore the base of the pyramid is very,very wide. I try to photograph things that other people might not photograph so that there is less competition. When I see 600 pages of photos on one topic, I stay away!
Consider yourself lucky if your royalties pay for your photo equipment!

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