Articles by Eric Krouse

Is steak tax deducatible? :-)

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

Post Your Tomato Pics!

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

Shooting Tethered On The Cheap

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

Your First Sell

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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