I have spent all winter working on shot indoors at playing with some ideas as well as churning out lots of shots that have probably been done a thousand times, but it has been a great learning process.However I have been jonesing for a while to add something different to my portfolio and spring seems to have finally arrived and I will be getting on with my real life rather than spending time with my camera.As a small holder I produce somewhere in the region of 80% of all the food... continue reading
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This evening I opened an email from a seed company advertising bird seed..and there was my image of Fred, the robin that posed for me all last winter! I will of course be buying my seeds from them this year!I wish more buyers would let us know where they use our images! continue reading
Soon after joining Dreamstime I noticed that very often concept images do well. So when the weather isn't favorable for trips into the countryside I sit and try to create an image with small props lying around the house and office.Images related to finding employment seem to sell well and here is my latest attempt at that subjectAfterwards I look and see how others have treated this subject. Here's an alternative approach.Using a large key [ which was about to be discarded ] I came up with... continue reading
I needed 9 months to reach my first payment from Dreamstime. The $100 line was crossed by this picture of sunflower seeds on a tablespoon. About $10 in this amount came from referrals.Dreamstime has provided so far 8.2% of my income from microstock and it is my third earner after IS and SS.I am reporting my monthly earnings from microstock photography and bestselling pictures in my Pixels Away blog. It is a beginner perspective. continue reading
I don't know why or how but all of a sudden I realised that I'm taking more and more shots of people.Now please don't get me wrong, If I have an opportunity to catch a great shot of an animal I'll take it.But over all I seem to be wanting more shots of people.Now I will tell you that people shots can be a big headache at times.Not only does the model need to have the right expression, but you need to have the model releases and all that.And I certainly salute all the Photographers... continue reading
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