What sort of materials does everyone declare on their taxes?Ink, paper, etc are all fine, but what about the items you shoot? continue reading
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The lowly Isolated Tomato catches a lot of flak around here.Why not celebrate it's dullness and unoriginality?Post yours and the story behind it!Here's mine:I threw it up on my portfolio almost as a joke after reading all the "white isolated girl cutting tomato while on laptop in business meeting in zen rock garden" posts, but the sucker ended up in a Korean healthy cooking book, so I can't complain. continue reading
I've recently started using tethering software for almost all stock photos I shoot.This manner of shooting allows for instant feedback on a large calibrated monitor, rather than the LCD on your DSLR.I have a Macbook Pro and Nikon DSLR's so with other brands YMMV.The two I have tested are StudioTether and Sofortbild.The latter is a much more capable program, enabling time delay, interval shooting and Live View capability.The camera is hooked into the computer via a standard USB cable, which... continue reading
Good evening DT contributors and site perusers!I am a very recent entrant into the stock photography landscape, and just had my first sell.I'm sure it's just a fluke, and not the start of a tidal wave of downloads since few people besides me have an interest in bugs and water drops, but it's still a great feeling.I still shoot what I love, and will probably not stray from nature shots, although they don't pay the bills, so to speak.What were your first accepted/downloaded photos of?Were... continue reading
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