What does leaving my wallet at the bookstore yesterday, a flashing warning light on the car dashboard as I pulled out to drive back to the bookstore and an error in posting a payment to a bill have to do with stock photography? Typical everyday annoyances and frustrations...
I joined Dreamstime in 2009 and submitted many photos for approval.
Only 16 were ever accepted as the quality of my photos was never up to standard. So my percentage rating is pretty low as you can imagine. Disappointment after disappointment followed ... but I persisted....
So I have been uploading pictures to my portfolio, and in the last month and a half of uploading, I am up to 17 pictures, which is decent for a VERY part time photographer. I have still not had any sales which is disappointing, but not unexpected for a newbie with a small...
I recently listed three Illustrator files, my first. All were rejected because simple Illustrator files were now only accepted in sets. My Polka Dots would have to be consolidated into one file, which I will do.
Just when I felt at the lowest, I received two sales....
23.07.2011 I had my first sale. I was so excited about it.
I love this site because it inspires me to improve my pictures’ quality. All rejects are explained and it is a real help. Now I understand how useful rejects are. They are not a reason to be disappoint or to give...
Excited. Thrilled. Eager. These are some of the emotions that I felt when I first found out about stock photography. Receiving money for taking photos of random objects? How great was that?
Well, that was back in October. A massive upload of photographs later...
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