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How to find great shots on the road: See a choice in the everyday life, not only tick off famous landmarks

We all know it: We look forward to visit a famous landmark and we do not have eyes for the very typical things that happens directly beside us. That’s how it was to me when I travelled. We originally planned to come in permitted time to the next designated target but then we had some small experiences. Allow me to introduce by way of example motifs shot from little market places with very characteristic/traditional offer and not special offering for tourists. Sometimes we decided to stop and... continue reading

10 things that Canada gave to the world

In anticipation of this very special Canada Day, the country’s 150th birthday, why not celebrate by learning about 10 great things Canada gave to the world?1. Basketball        James Naismith, who was born in Almonte, Ontario, Canada, was working at the International Young Men’s Christian Association Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts, invented basketball in 1891 as a way to keep his students active during the winter. He is also credited with designing the first football... continue reading

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (Part Two - Extended Version)

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - Extended Version.This is a much more in depth look at how to make good sales from travel photography. It includes most of my previous blog on the subject plus a whole lot more info and some different photos. I've tried to include info that will be useful to most photographers, from 'newbe' to the more advanced stock photographer.                                                                ... continue reading

What is Stock?

I had spent the entire day walking around downtown specifically to shoot pictures for stock. I'm trying to grow my portfolio to where it can generate a nice side income every month. I took a picture of an office building. I also shot a bridge going over a river. There was a construction site so I photographed a MEN WORKING sign.During the entire day I kept thinking "What is STOCK?" Why do I see small portfolios with huge sales while large portfolios have virtually no sales? All you have to do... continue reading

Tips for safer photography sessions

I just read a recent article about a woman who was killed by a train while photographing another train coming from the opposite direction.It is a tragic situation that could have been avoided, but this woman is certainly not the first photographer to put herself into a risky situation for a photo.It is likely that many of us take on risks for this craft.The two questions are: 1) Do we even realize that we are in a risky situation?2) What do we do to reduce the risk?I invite all of you... continue reading

Best Month Ever!!

Last month was the best month ever on DT for me. I had the biggest number of sales and the biggest income ever all in one month! Unfortunately it wasn't something spectacular, but it was another milestone for me :)I've sold 8 photos and get $15.69 in revenue :) That's probably peanuts for most of you guys :) but it makes me happy :)My best selling photos las month:Luke continue reading

Glutinous rice cake

Glutinous rice cake with rice as raw material, which is peanuts, sesame, sugar composition of the filling, then placed on grapefruit leaf, the last pot steamed up. Steamed fragrant, sweet and delicious, traditional cuisine of southern China. continue reading

disapointment

having uploaded a number of pictures recently i was at first over the moon to have two of them downloaded within the first month, but that feeling was short lived when i realised that all i made from these two sales at maximum resolution was $0.70. can anyone please tell me should i expect every buyer who downloads my pictures to be a subscription holder and therefore paying peanuts for all my hard work, i now feel like its an impossible dream to ever make any proper money from my work, i,m hoping... continue reading

Jay Birds

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)Where ever you roam across these United States, you're bound to see (and hear) a generally noisy bird with blue feathers - a Jay.If you're in the eastern U.S., it would likely be a Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata), crested, with black collar and necklace, white spotted wings and tail, blue above, grayish white below, with grayish white around the eyes and around the front of the neck.Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica)In the western United States, you'... continue reading

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