Author: Douglas Freer

Douglas Freer

Douglas is highly regarded in the industry of microstock photography and has founded one of the largest microstock forums. He is a contributing photographer for IStock, Shutterstock, Dreamstime, 123Royaltyfree and Fotolia and a member of the Royal Photographic Society.

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FIGURE 3.10 “Green Field and Tree.” A very popular microstock image. Did I hear someone say,” Simple sells”? © Slawomir Jastrzebski/iStockphoto

Photo “Op” Friday: How to sell landscape images in microstock photography


Welcome to another Photo “Op” Friday! This weekend, get out there and shoot some amazing landscapes that will SELL in microstock libraries. Happy shooting! @focalkate Keep it simple! How to sell landscape images in microstock photography Are landscapes and travel your favorite images to shoot? Mine too. But here is the bad news: the market…

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Improving your flower microstock photos


Flowers are tricky. Some of the best-selling microstock images are of flowers, yet most sites will tell you they have quite enough flower shots to last several lifetimes. Flower images need that special something to justify acceptance on microstock sites. Every spring, tens of thousands of daffodil shots are uploaded. As summer approaches, yellow turns to…

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