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Valletta: A living history

 The capital of Malta is inextricably linked to the history of the military and charitable Order of St John of Jerusalem.It was ruled successively by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs and the Order of the Knights of St John. Valletta’s 320 monuments, all within an area of 55 ha, make it one of the most concentrated historic areas in the world.Valletta:A Living History Collection continue reading

Nine Months of Ups and Downs

It has been already nine months of ups and downs in the stockphotography hobby. Combining it with work, school, and family life has not been easy, however, I have enjoyed every single image that is approved and learned from each one that is rejected.Recently my 200 image was approved. It is the one you can see in this blog. I am really happy to have reached this milestone.Sales have also increased slowly as the number of images online increases. I will continue to work at my pace and trying to be... continue reading

70 in 20 - to all BeatleManiacs and John Lennon's fans

Hi, guys!I'd like just to remind you that in 20 days, October 09, John Lennon would celebrate his 70th anniversary. I wish all of you Sun and Love! Don't forget to sing your favourite Beatles' songs this day! Let it be! continue reading

Analysis of two months on Dreamtime

I celebrate my two month anniversary of having images accepted on Dreamtime this Thursday.I joined DT Feb. 18, 2010 and my first series of images were accepted Feb 23, 2010.I am writing this blog not for praise (although that is always nice) but to show what can be accomplished in two months and to illustrate the images that have sold.As of today, I have 493 images accepted by DT, my acceptance rate is 85% and I have an additional 28 images pending.To date, I have sold 72 images at an... continue reading

Browsers - John Here - Why you need several browsers !

You know a lot of people just use one browser. The bad thing about that is viruses hide in browsers.I use Opera, Explorer, Google Chrome, and a couple others. Why ?Not just to test web sites but if I am surfing to slow, I will test the pages I am familiar with,and see if they are loading slow also.If something is quirky about how you surf the net,Chances are your browser has a bug.I delete it and re-install it, and if it helps I move on. If it doesn't I use another browser.... continue reading

I am still Little John

In the metro to the office in the morning, I read such a short news on the paper: There are so much German cockroaches in office buildings in Shanghai. One of the reasons is the cockroach's favorite temperature inside the buildings, which is from 25 degrees to 32 degrees. The other reason is the greedy office ladies!The news made me so happy since I had a nick name when I worked in hotel, which is "Little John". John stands for the meaning of "strong", which has the same pronunciation in Chinese.... continue reading

Being John Malkovich

OK, so I used a false pretense to lure you in, but its not the first time this has happened to you, right?I mean, I know of a company who used one of my friend's perfect stock images to illustrate how much better of an image you can get with the latest greatest digital P&S camera.They took his great image and 'dumbed it down' a bit to create the before picture.Wow!talk about false advertising!I mean it really makes you think!Is this against any rules?Probably not.Is it questionable... continue reading

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