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The Stock Account Guide by AttempteStock The Stock Account Guide by AttempteStock
and <- Thanks for the stock, girls!

If you have any questions about this tutorial, feel free to ask! If you enjoyed this tutorial or found it useful, please comment so I know it's helpful, and if it's not very helpful, please leave critique on how I can improve. Thank you!

Hmm.. also, if you've used this tutorial to start your own deviantart stock account, a link to your stock account would be wonderful, so I can welcome you and such. :aww:

EDIT: I've made another tutorial, and it's a lot better. So please check it out if you'd like. A Guide to Stock I - All About Cameras
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:iconmaddymonstahh:
MaddyMonstahh Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, gosh... I feel like a dork saying this, but, how do I see the tutorial? :blush:
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African-Amber Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Student General Artist
The only way I did it is by clicking the "Download button"
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CalieVee Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can you only have real photography as stock?, as I use both 2D and 3D programs.
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mxgirl199 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is soooooo helpful! I created a stock account last month and I'm slowly working on getting enough pics for it. Thanks for this!
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wolffoetowtech Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
neat
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:iconmaymodelstock:
MayModelStock Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2010   Photographer
wow, this is a great tutorial, thanks so much for posting it!

I'll start using it immediatly!
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Sergeant-McFluffers Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009
I am planning on making a stock account soon and this is what I need to help me get started! Thank you for this, it's gonna really help me out!
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GloriaGypsy-Stock Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2009
Linked to this tutorial here [link]
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:iconelementangel-stock:
ElementAngel-stock Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2009   Photographer
Great tutorial! I wish I'd had this when I set up my stock account. :)
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SwatF18 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009   Photographer
may i ask what the stuck account for ?
i mean..isn't it better if I submit the stocks in my main account ?
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XenoPhotography Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2008
oof, thanks for the tips! :D
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KymsCave Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2008
Great information..just one thing I already have a gallery which I have been puting some stock into..am I able to start up another one for stock only images??? does DA allow that????
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yf19-sama Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
i don't do stock but i must share this!
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FairyDreamer Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2008
Thanks this helped a lot.. New to all of this and can use all the help I can get..lol
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E-Derby Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
Thanks for this!
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bleedingtree Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2008
*bonks self on head*
What exactly IS a stock?
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:iconmidknightmuse-stock:
midKnightMuse-Stock Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2008
Great resource! Thanks for taking the time to put all this together.
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:iconmaryabbie:
maryabbie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you.
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:iconliesaa:
Liesaa Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2008
nice it made me consider beginning a stock account xD
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GDI7007 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2007
:~AttempteStock:
changing the stock community
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:iconooki-saikai:
Ooki-saikai Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2007
VERY helpful, thank you.
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AJDStock Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2007
SANX!
I'm still jsut a beginner, and I have a few photos here that I'm getting tired of when I thought, 'why don't I make a stock account so at least they'll be put to use!'
Thanks a lot.:D
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tlaloc357 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007
thank you for the tutorials they are very helpful so please keep them coming
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:iconupswings:
upswings Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Thankyou! Your tutorial came in handy for setting up ~stockphotography!
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LostinaJungle Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks a lot! I mostly only post scenic stock, but I've been thinking about doing some model stock, too, and this really helps! Great job! :D
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Magpie-Angel Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
i'm going to make a stock account^^
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Lost-x-Cause Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2007   Writer
If you have the chance to answer this, I just have a question. What type of lights do you use? Whenever I try to take stock photos, my lighting is always too orange.
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treebeliever Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2007
Oh, this is quite useful. I've been meaning to start a stock account. Thank you for posting this! :fav+: :)
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Avarim Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2007   Interface Designer
lol Do you regret calling yourself AttempteStock? I don't think it's a bad name at all.

Thanks for the tips. Ever since I learned that there were people here on DA that had stock accounts I have considered making one of my own...
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LithiumSacrifice Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007
ave started a stock acount with friends.. atm its just pictures to our disposal.. but this will sure help to actually get it started. Thanks a lot. :)

-ours is here :iconkuskostock:
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Stars-Go-Blue Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007  Hobbyist
Thanks for posting that tutorial :D I am more inspired about making my own stock account and a little more confident about the idea. Now I'm getting some inspirational ideas in my head just waiting to be photographed :w00t: If I do go ahead and make a stock account, be sure to hear from me to send a link ;)
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giney-kill Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you for taking the time to make this tutorial.
It's helped a whole lot!
:clap:
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sidestreet-stock Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2007
This guide is awesome! It has been a ton of help to me getting my stock account started. Thanks!
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selene13immortal Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
This tutorial was awesome! My friend and I have long been interested in starting and co-running a small fantasy stock account and knowing how to go about it has really motivated me!

One quick question is are you aquainted with Chimera lighting equipment?
We need new lights and lightbanks, made of nice fabric that will survive the trials and tribulations of being walked sat on by evil siblings....*cough*, but Chimera lighting runs a little high.

If you, or anyone else, has experience with their lighting equipment I'd love to have opinions!

Thanks for the tutorial!!!
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Epika Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2007
do you really have to own an account with "mynickname-stock" or could I use the one I have now for stock photography?
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o-kaykay Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
You don't have to include "stock" in your name at all, a lot of people do just to let others now it's a stock account if they haven't visited their page before:)
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Epika Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2007
yep, I've noticed a lot of people do that. that's why I was asking :D
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:icono-kaykay:
o-kaykay Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
:)
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kika-fofi1819 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2007
this is great :) but i dont understand what stocks are for lol. plz help
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HisashiSendoh87 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
So useful, thank you so much! I was thinkin about trying! ^^

:blowkiss:
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Freakzter Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
im glad im not the only one who thought "no using off DA without permission" seemed wierd.

great tut btw.
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empty-paper-stock Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2007   Photographer
Thank you for the great tutorial! Even though I don't offer model stock, this tutorial is very useful for me.
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MaydayKoigo Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2007
This is sooo helpfull, especially the part about lighting.
:D
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HealingGoddess Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2007
Awesome! I was thinking of making a stock account but I wasn't sure how to go about it. You've really helped me. I might actually be on my way to making myself usefull!
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Jella-bella Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2007
thanks for this!
ive been thinking about setting up a stock account for awhile.
but i need to get a decent camera grr....
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BloodyMary-stock Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2007   Photographer
wow the thing with the music is a very good tip and the other things will help me two!
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backseat-stock Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2007   Photographer
Is there some special way to upload a set of stock images at once to save time?
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:iconpeachie-sakura:
Peachie-Sakura Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2007  Student Digital Artist
awsome, i'm thinking of starting a stock account and this is great!
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AttempteStock Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2007
awesome, just remember that it does take a lot of time! :D
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LunaJane Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
I didn't know what a stock was for until now. THANKS for enlightenningh my head, and, as a teacher, I can say "There's nothing like learning, because you learn something new every day^^"
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