This one went on line last week but only actually appeared in my portfolio / searches since about Friday.Kinda pleased as it was for my own amusement and I had doubts about stock value :)Wonder should I change the title to something with "dragon" in it and keep the "canned meat" reference to the description? continue reading
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I’ve been trying to bring up my approval ratio, avoiding assignments etc so, on Sunday, I’m at 79.9%, one more approval needed to hit the magic 80%, next pending image is a different POV on two already accepted, feeling pretty smug.Monday morning, “not quite what we’re looking for” – no dispute on this but, all the same, AAAAAARGH!!Moral of the tale?Don't count your chickens before they hatchBecause the only things certain in life... continue reading
(confused)It’s fairly obvious that if your image is on page 1 it has a better chance of being downloaded than if it appears on page 1527.So, what to do if, like me, you’re working with limited tools and even more limited skills, not exclusive and with no track record?Answer; choose subject matter that’s not so popular.Downside is that it may not be popular because nobody wants it but, when they do, you’re there and ready.(elephant ball)All the images here are on the first... continue reading
OK, it's my first blog and not sure about protocol so any images are my own...It seems strange to me that images created with 3d rendering tools are classed as illustrations when, really, we are talking about setting up an image in a very similar way to a photographer in studio, setting up lighting, choosing a lens and taking a picture. The only difference is that the camera, lights and subject are virtual (and "exposure" can take hours :)). Unless we make the models (as above), and, speaking... continue reading
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