So glad that Canon doesn't run Dreamstime

posted on 16th of november, 2011

Canon has been running an annual themed photography competition in Australia and New Zealand for the last couple of years called Photo5. It's good fun, and gives you the challenge to stretch your photography in a direction you wouldn't normally go.

I've entered that comp for the last 2 years. I've imagined that my photos are good enough to run away with a 5D MkII and a photography trip, but alas, nothing has come of it. My imagination is better than my photography!

But I'm glad that Dreamstime isn't run by Canon, and that the Canon judges are not Dreamstime reviewers. The judges selection of finalists is, in my opinion, pretty bad. There were many fantastic...

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Comments (4)

Posted by Egomezta on November 17, 2011
Sometimes the fun is when you have the opportunity to compete.
Posted by Fotosenmeer on November 17, 2011
You are absolutely right.

Stock is my competition.
If you pass the reviewing jury.... the photo is a keeper
If it gets sold.....the photo is selected for the final
If its a level 5.... its a winner

And as a bonus you don't loose your copyright

Let the customer decide and not some self declared 'important' people.

Microstock is the most democratic form of competition and the purest form of capitalism. If you performance is good, you win

Happy uploading
Posted by HongChan001 on November 16, 2011
Ha Haa !! they sell camera not photo so.... Patience I m sure with your beautiful picture you will see reward soon.

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