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03/29/2006 07:45:05 AM · #1
Well, not really... :-)

But, I was wondering, any DPCers that are also on Istockphoto, want to list your istock username here? That way we could put each other in our Creative Network on istock and see each others work there too. Mabye do some cross promotion there, or something. I've already got one other DPCer on my CN, with another invitation out.

So, I'll be first. My username on istock is the same as here, dswebb.

Hope to hear from some others out there.

Doug
03/29/2006 07:48:44 AM · #2
My username on Istock and all other stock sites is: melking

Melissa
03/29/2006 07:52:43 AM · #3
Wow, first reply was quick. Thanks. :-)

Doug
03/29/2006 08:04:52 AM · #4
Mine is the same as here... youngnova
03/29/2006 08:17:49 AM · #5
cpurser

-Chad
03/29/2006 08:32:12 AM · #6
mine is yanc
03/29/2006 08:34:01 AM · #7
good idea! louis16 over there
03/29/2006 08:35:59 AM · #8
mine is: mwpenny

I'll add you guys later. I look like a bit of a 'billy no mates' at the moment!
03/29/2006 08:37:43 AM · #9
TiberiusD
But I am really really new on IS. Just got admitted after 1 year hihi

Message edited by author 2006-03-29 08:47:14.
03/29/2006 08:58:01 AM · #10
Great response so far. Thanks everyone. I'm looking forward to seeing all the "latest uploads" from everyone roll by on my page... Plus looking through the portfolios, good inspiration.

Doug
03/29/2006 09:04:20 AM · #11
knaylor is mine
03/29/2006 09:42:20 AM · #12
Mine is same as here .... photoneer
03/29/2006 11:56:00 AM · #13
bump for the lunch crowd...
03/29/2006 11:59:08 AM · #14
Mine on istockphoto is aperturex ...
03/29/2006 12:03:32 PM · #15
mine is also the same on istock and others.....tjbel05
03/29/2006 12:10:56 PM · #16
i dont have many images ...but i'm on there as

cfdesignz
03/29/2006 12:31:07 PM · #17
Same as here, suemack
03/29/2006 12:32:44 PM · #18
I don't have much up there yet - but its Notesinstones - just like here.
03/29/2006 12:34:47 PM · #19
OK - I'm not usually into embarrassing myself ... well yes maybe I am, but here's the truth:
I've tried to upload many images that might "allow" me to sell on istockphoto ...

But I was rejected so far and they told me now is my "LAst Chance".

Perhaps I just don't have stock-worthy images - but can I get a volunteer to look at my images before submitting my FINAL test images????
I realize that this might be asking a bit much but I guess I didn't realize how tight they are about accepting images - I downloaded a hand iamge from there once and looking closely, he seemed to have a rash or somehting :0

PS: my name is always metatate.

Message edited by author 2006-03-29 12:40:19.
03/29/2006 12:39:56 PM · #20
Don't know if it would be worth anything, but sure, I'll take a look at them. Is there somewhere I can get to them at their full size?

What was their rejection reason? Focus? Noise? Copyright? "Not suitable for stock"? That'd help too.

You could also search for some of the usernames on this thread there, to get an idea of what other people have that sells.

Doug
03/29/2006 12:45:13 PM · #21
Sorry to Flop this Forum around a little:

On my last submission:
+ LAST CHANCE +
Please view your images at 100% prior to upload and make sure they are clean, sharp focus, noise free, compression free, unfiltered, diverse and interesting samples with a visual impact. If you need more information please visit the iStockphoto training manual located at //www.istockphoto.com/tutorial_2.0_quality.php or read over some of our articles on photography located at //www.istockphoto.com/articles.php
==========================================================

+++ We would like to see 3 NEW samples. +++

fish image: We could not find a clear center focal point or the focal point was too shallow and we found this image to be out of focus.

For more information regarding focus, please see: //www.istockphoto.com/tutorial_2.1_focus.php

trivial shadow: Unfortunately this image contains undue artifacts when viewed at full size. Artifacts are most commonly caused by over-compression but may be a result of other factors. Be sure your camera is at its highest quality setting and remember to also save your JPEGs at the highest possible quality (level 12).

For more information about over-compression or artifacting, please see: //www.istockphoto.com/tutorial_2.3_noise.php

*** Please delete the samples from the uploads page and try again with (3) new samples so we may continue to review your application. Thank You. ***
_________________________________________________
Thank you for your time and effort.

Best Regards,
iStockphoto.com

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Honestly, I didn't go in and clean up these images that much ... And I think I could successfully enter images - but since it's my last chance i'd like to run them by another person to verify that i hadn't missed anything.
I have an FTP / web site but I won't have images ready 'til next week (NO RUSH)
03/29/2006 12:53:47 PM · #22
Post the link when you've got them up Tate.
03/29/2006 12:54:15 PM · #23
Let me (us) know when they are there.

Doug
03/29/2006 01:43:30 PM · #24
Great idea!

Heres mine...Thilom
03/29/2006 01:50:32 PM · #25
leaf for me on istock.
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