I have noticed that I have several people that have signed up on Shutterstock using my referral code (they just give me a drop down list of names for referrals - nothing more, and just shows what you have in your gallery, same as anyone doing a search)
But noticed that several people that have signed up have no submissions in their gallery?
If you have attempted to submit and either got rejections ...or confused about submission rules and regulations, please shoot me a line. I am more that happy to help - heck it benefits us both! I have already helped a few people with this and they have successful and functioning $$$ making galleries.
word to the wise.....performed a major no-no and during my busy work schedule and life in general, had forgotten to back up my hard drive.....and in perfect timing, it failed. I lost months of work since my last back up.
Just a word to the wise, especially if you are a thrill seeker like myself and have your dual drives in raid 0 - stripe config.....back up your work! If one fails, then you are screwed. I sit writing this as I am spending my 5th hour with drive recovery software scanning my one recovered drive to see if there's any obtainable info that can be snagged - thus, if I get one person to back up their data, then I have done my j
I use old school Itoya Pointkeepers 0.5mm, normally with HB or B. They do not make them any more, and they are a long, slender black mech pencil with a small rubber cushion grip at end. They had a great feel and really hard to find - when I locate a batch via eBay or Amazon, I buy the lot.