Articles by Jason Clardy

I Got It!!

So I got my new camera a few days ago and I love it! I ended up getting it with the kit lens which really is not as bad as people say it is, as long as you stop it down a bit. I bought it refurbished from Adorama, they said it would arrive in 7-10 days, but it took only 3! So I was very pleased with them. I am putting some shots in the pending queue so hopefully they will be online soon! continue reading

Buying A New Camera

Next week I am finally going to buy a DSLR, and I can't wait! For now I have been shooting with a point & shoot, and while it takes decent pictures, it takes a lot of post processing work to get them up to par with the reviewer's standards.I am getting a Canon Rebel XT (350D) used from a person on craigslist. I also am going to pick up the Canon EF 50mm f1.8 lens as my first lens for it. continue reading

Learning What Sells

I'm still new here, and being a full time student unfortunately does not leave me that much time to shoot stock photography. One thing that has helped me is figuring out what buyers want. There are many good ways to do this, mainly by looking at the top sellers for the month, but what helps me is to try and think like a designer.Now, the tricky part is that all designers don't think or work alike so that makes it difficult, some like premade backgrounds that they can add text to, others like... continue reading

First sales with dreamstime!

I just started uploading to dreamstime about a week ago, and with only 5 images online I got 2 sales already! I hope it keeps up, meanwhile i'll keep uploading...now to reach the first payout...:) continue reading

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