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criticize my portfolio

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Kozhukhar
4 posts
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Message posted at 03/10/2012, 21:34:49 PM by Kozhukhar
Hello! Please criticize my portfolio. For all the time that I am here there was only one sale. I would be very grateful to all who respond.


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Drago76
84 posts
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 00:52:23 AM by Drago76
russian knowledge is far better than english for me, as so, i continue in russian.
Модель с большими сиськами в розовом - весьма ок.:D в серой майке - тоже хороша.
проблема, по моему, в двух вещах - во первых, большинство фоток - вариация на одну тему с крайне малой вариативностью. т е можно считать что реально карточек не 25, а порядка 10.
не все из них удачные по исполнению, имхо - во всяком случае мне кажется что там где с будильником - не особо. ту же мысль я бы попробовал переснять, чтоб смотрелось интереснеею както слишком демонстративно, имхо.
ну и последнее - количество таки. 10 - 20 - 30 - при таких порядках о малых продажах плакать бесполезно. какое то шевеление и рост продаж реально начинаеться когда портфолио на сотни карточек, как я понял из чтения форумов. так что работай - придумывай темы, и вперёд. неплохие модели у тебя есть, а это уже очень немало :)
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Kozhukhar
4 posts
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 00:57:42 AM by Kozhukhar
спасибо )


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Drago76
84 posts
67
Message posted at 03/11/2012, 04:42:33 AM by Drago76
http://microstocker.blogspot.com/2009/08/25-65.html
весьма интересный и полезный блог в целом, имхо. может пригодится...
Canon EOS 350D with Сanon kit EF-S 18-55 mm ( now IS v...

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TMarchev
1294 posts
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 05:10:05 AM by TMarchev
Good model, good photos... pay more attention on colors and lights/shadows.


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Linda81
32 posts
Message posted at 03/11/2012, 08:30:03 AM by Linda81
You have 23 photos of girls, cute girls in your 25 images portfolio, but the only sale is photo of simple woolen yarn ball and this image has 3 times more views as best of your girls... It means, photo agencies have thousands+ photos of girls and nobody will buy so much, you must be very original, to sell here somebody, it`s wrong! Your photos are nice, but with '' low sales potential'', you must shoot something other - architecture details, interiors, tools, trains, cars, ships, containers, working people (not isolated), people hands close up, doing something, etc. Landscapes, specific for your or different countries are selling well, too. More phantasy and shoot, shoot!
Samsung

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Angelsimon
489 posts
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 09:20:15 AM by Angelsimon
Good photos. Keep uploading and sales will come.
I use to work with first line Nikon equipment.

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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 10:24:13 AM by AGLphotoproductions
Hi

Excuse me, but the pictures have absolutely no expressive power. Would you buy any of your images ?

Look a bit in the agencies round of the world and try to learn from other girls,guys what works and what not !!!

And Yes , i don´t think that sales will come for this kind of picture so look forward and learn ;-) wish you many sales and good luck in the future.

Excuse me for my honesty, but I think it will take you further than if I write how beautiful your pictures are and some like this.

Cheers

Alis


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Wisconsinart
1581 posts
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Message edited at 03/11/2012, 11:35:00 AM by Wisconsinart
Big-busted girl wearing tight top with hard hat isn't exactly a good concept for stock. Are you trying to COMMUNICATE the concept of nice boobies or job safety? Sure, I want the girl's phone number but a graphic designer is going to laugh and then look for another image to put in their company newsletter.

Don't crop the images, Buyers prefer un-cropped images.

Photo edit out the bra straps or fix it so they don't show.
Nikon D800, D100, Canon G15

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Drago76
84 posts
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 11:59:01 AM by Drago76

Originally posted by Wisconsinart:
Quoted Message: Big-busted girl wearing tight top with hard hat isn`t exactly a good concept for stock..


not agree with you. ir real world big-busted sympatic girls sells anything -from all kind of cars to homes, businesses, and so on ;)
just yo find a right approach...;)
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 15:13:52 PM by AGLphotoproductions
Hi Drago76

I agree with you what you told us butt.... :-)

I don´t think that the photographer have big boobs.

Conclusion

If someone don´t have big boobs he must have other magical thing to sell pictures ;-)


Cheers

Alis


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Afagundes
3247 posts
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 17:24:27 PM by Afagundes
I think the port is too small for you to take any conclusions, n ot only its only 25 images, but many of them are just variations of the same model, so, sorry, you cant expect much of such a small portfolio.

Keep uploading, if you like to take images with models, than you can add variety by asking them to wear diferent clothes, diferent positions so that you can take the most of a photo session.

On the technical sice everything looks very good.

Best luck to you!
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 17:38:43 PM by AGLphotoproductions
Hi Afagundes

Conclusion was for the comment, not for portfolio ;-)

And Kozhukhar, one tip from my side. The world is not only white ;-

Many many greetings from Germany

Alis


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Lostarts
1209 posts
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 21:03:19 PM by Lostarts
Hi. First thing ... DT accepted your images so they have merit. Be patient. As for critique, your cropping is too tight. Also, I don't get the message with the girl holding an apple and an orange, I don't get the idea about 7pm in the clock photo. Probably the best thing to do other than improve technically is to diversify your portfolio with other subject matter.
Canon bodies and lenses.

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Kozhukhar
4 posts
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Message posted at 03/11/2012, 21:05:56 PM by Kozhukhar
Thanks to all who responded! I will continue to work with.


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Py2000
9212 posts
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Message posted at 03/12/2012, 11:43:52 AM by Py2000
You may notice that out of all your 25 images, the one that had one download was the one with a yarn ball (an isolated object).....
Canon bodies & lenses

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Changered
237 posts
Message posted at 03/15/2012, 14:12:38 PM by Changered
You have very good pictures. But sales increase when increasing your photos. Keep climbing more photos

Ciao
Maria
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