Articles by Richard Evans

Made it past 50

I am new to stock and the first couple of months were rough as I found that many of my early shots I thought were great were refused one after another of my travel photos. I am learning though, and my accepted uploads are increasing and my acceptance rate is climbing steadily.This week another group of shots were accepted and suddenly I have 53 uploads. Here is the one that became #50, a shot of some breadfruit ripening on a tree in Ecuador.For all of those who start in stock and struggle,... continue reading

Offering Free Photos

Since I started becoming more serious about photography I have learned the advantage of sometimes dong what I do for free. It is the old philosophy that if you have a gift, do not be afraid to share it. The perfect example came this past week.I have done some free photography at my wife's school - shooting at Christmas Parties and the like. I had the agreement that I could shoot school areas an some of the staff, but no students. Well of course. And I had used the access to shoot a few things... continue reading

Heating up on Sand and Surf at Miami Beach

I took a few moments on a trip I made to Miami Beach and took some photos of North Miami Beach. The beaches there are just as great as their more famous South Beach neighbors but not nearly as crowded. continue reading

Wild Iguanas

One of the great things about living in Ecuador, there are lots of things to shoot - like the wild land iguanas that are everywhere. They run from mere babies of about 6 inches, to well over three feet long. Here are just some I've shot.The secret to capturing images of wild animals, at least for me, is not to start shooting right away. I hang around the area for awhile until the animals begin to get used to me being around.Lots and lots of patience. continue reading

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