Articles by Christophe Jossic

Reached 100 photos in my portfolio!!

Hi All,The following are the 5 editorial photos that helped me reach 100 :)These pictures were taken when I went to Roland Garros back in 2008.It took me exactly 5 months and 2 weeks, I'm hoping I can increase the pace from here and reach new numbers very soon!Have a nice day!Tof continue reading

Reached 50 :)

Finally reached 50 photos in my portfolio!Quite happy I have to say because my acceptance ratio was pretty bad in the first two months.I've been creating some illustrations as well to increase the numbers in my portfolio.. by doing so, I've found myself following tutorials and I have to say I quite like it, the creation process is different from the picture taking so I now have a bit of both (illustrations / pictures).Below are the latest ones I created ... some more to come for Valentine'... continue reading

Xmas is coming .. time for CHOCOLATE!!

Hello everyone,3 days before Xmas, I feel in the mood for chocolate :)I took these 3 shots last sunday with my makeshift light tent (a white fabric foldable box from IKEA :)Let's have a chocolate feast .. reply to this post with at least one photo of chocolate you have in your portfolio and let's build up a 'YUMMY' page!!Merry Xmas everyone :) - Tof continue reading

1st sale on DT!!

This is the one:We've all got to start somewhere ;)Tof continue reading

Noisy photos ..

Had a bit of a problem myself .. too much noise in the photos.I thought the lens I used was at fault but a friend nicely showed me a few things I didn't know.This is gonna sound stupid to many of you but I'm sure quite a lot of newbies throwing themselves into stock photo would have done the same...The ISO action on my Nikon D90 I try to lower at 200 ISO but for some reason if the Auto ISO settings would always put it up quite significantly.What I'm trying to say is there are many many options... continue reading

Microstock Adventure – Act I

Hello,I’d like to start what I call the Microstock Adventure…A – To improve my photography skillsB – To get some professional feedback .. you’re either accepted or rejected and then you can see how many views and ultimately how many sales you are gettingC – Because I’ve read about it and I’ve seen quite a few blogs out there where people seemed to have cracked the code, so to speakToday [in fact september 6th] is the first day I registered to 6 different Microstock Websites.... continue reading

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