If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try againA few months ago I signed up to Dreamstime as I have 1000's of images collecting digital dust on my hard drives.Choosing my favourite photos, and reading the rules and regulations, I uploaded 7 only to have them all rejected.However, the good thing with having photos rejected is that here you also get feedback as to why they were rejected which is great as the feedback can only improve your photography if you take on board what was said.Although... continue reading
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I'm hoping to start a new series on my blog called "Trying Something New" to document new techniques or areas of focus in my photography in an attempt to improve my skills and keep learning.This week: concept photography.Anyone who gives a quick glance through my portfolio will notice an abundance of landscape and travel (and food) shots.What can I say, those are my interests!I do know that stock photography is overwhelmingly saturated with these types of photos and concept photos or photos... continue reading
The last day of 2012. I still remember the day like it was yesterday. The time was ten in the morning, and I was cuddling my (at that moment) 6 month old son, while trying to get pictures with my Nikon 9100. I failed, and the compact fell to the ground. Lens locked, screen totally smashed....My girlfriend thought I would get mad as hell, because getting images of my son in playfull moments was something (and ofcourse still is) something I took dead serious. My son is my everything. But the falling... continue reading
Climbing the long ladder to success - I finally made it to 50 approved uploads.There are times when I am completely stumped by the refusal emails...obviously I still don't "get it".But one must soldier on.This is the 50th image.I do love the colors.Oh - and I did double my sales.Now that Earnings Balance is up to $1.20!:) continue reading
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