Articles by Marcel Admiraal

Woohoo! Reached 50 approved images! I can compete in the assignments!

Hey people,just wanted to share this milestone. The pic on the left is my 50th approved upload! That means I can now compete in the monthly assignments! I guess where all moving forward step by step in this is just a small step in my development.The pic itself is not so special. I got a bit bummed out when they rejected a photo of broken glass earlier, so I made it a mission to get some good shots of a broken window. And here they are!If you have the time, please check out my portfolio... continue reading

Filtering: how much is too much?

Hey everybody,recently I uploaded this image which is one of my favourites of my recent shoot. It is the Capelo do Ferrel in Portugal (image ID 29327797). I added a slight filter on it to bring out the white of the walls and the clouds against the blue of the sky.I know I'm opening up a can of worms here and I am aware of the different opinions circulating on various photography forums, but I wonder how much filtering is too much.The reason I uploaded this image was because I see a lot... continue reading

Not even uploaded my complete portfolio, still I have already 3 sales!

Hello everybody,I'm a Dutch photographer. For the past I've worked mostly on commission as a sports, travel, nature and studio photographer before I got sucked into the corporate life. Now I'm trying to get back to photography and writing.I'm started uploading the pics from my portfolio which I thought were good for RF. Well, most of my pics haven't even been approved or uploaded yet (now have 25 online) and I already have sold THREE shots, the best-selling shown above (giving me $ 5,00)!... continue reading

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