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Author Topic: Reducing stock library  (Read 3397 times)

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vonkara

« on: December 06, 2007, 19:22 »
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Do some of the most popular microstock site have too much pictures? Most of now have more than 2 millions pictures online and still growing.

I think, in my opinion, it can be the time to delete some of the oldest files who don't sell since a while or don't meet the latest increased quality that we are talking about sometimes in the last months.

Lately, even whit a small portfolio, I deleted some files at Dreamstime that was accepted when I started. Don't have to say that they won't be accepted today.

Maybe 2 millions is not too much, but when they are going to hit the 4 millions or a thing like that... I don't have some numbers, but I wonder to know if there's a good buying/growing ratio?


« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2007, 19:42 »
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I would not delete images.  This image of mine that is not the best by any standards somehow did sell at DT couple of days ago. If  I were to delete some images that one would be the first to go.  But not now.


http://www.dreamstime.com/chocolate-cupcake-image3370524

vphoto

« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2007, 23:28 »
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i think it is for the stock agencies to tweak their system so that search function is well-performed. With that, it really does not matter how much photos the agencies have ;) With a robust system....anything is possible

« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2007, 04:05 »
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A lot of those 2 million are of similar subjects but some sites now don't accept new photos of well covered subjects.  There are stock sites with over 10 million images, so 2 million is a relatively small number.


 

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