Well....Over a year since my first Blog Post. Trying to make a change!

My very first blog was titled "28 photos and $10.00 Later" Posted April of 2011.

My Next Blog had a titled "I found one of my photos on the web!! And what a strange article!" posted just a week later.

Well it's 2013 now and just wanted to share with the community how I have come along. Although I do not have thousands of pictures uploaded and most of them are of outdoors/nature, in fact I am lucky to make a sale a week nowadays ...and I completely understand why that is......I only have 218 photos online, not exactly high selling subjects..and well my photography and creativity...I am sure need a lot of work!

....hence this blog...I took the community's advice, I thought about it and found the best model ever.......a free one......and although he may not be that good looking he was free.......he was me!!

I realize I need to change things up and this is my first attempt at it......they are not great or any better then what is already out there..but they were accepted and I hope they bring in a sale or two.

I pulled out my Alien Bees....my background and with the help of my wonderful wife got a few keepers to upload...( I will not even tell you how many shots we took for the 5 that were approved today!!)....I honestly thought they would be rejected.......but I had to try so I can learn....isn't it how that works??

I belong to a few stock agencies, but I must say DT is my favorite, I have really enjoyed being a part of the DT community...I can not wait to see what the future brings.

If you get a chance...please stop by my portfolio......would love your honest opinion about all my photos!

Thank you all and thanks for letting me babble a bit! :-) ..and my apologies for the sloppy blog post!

Photo credits: Todd Lipsky.

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Nice honest blog,thanks for the insight and good luck with the new direction.


Thanks Everyone.......I sure feel better after your comments...Thank you!


Wow, I love your shots. :-)


Take a look at this one....27673127

Todd, that is a beautiful shot. You were there at the perfect time to capture those sun rays coming down! Nice framing of the scene. Yeah, I'll definitely drop you a message in the near future and take you up on the offer to get out there shooting. Thanks!!

Have a great weekend!


amazing images, thanks for sharing.


Thank you Angela.........A great Model yourself you are!!! I am going to keep doing more, more more....I will have to get more creative however.......If I had red curly hair...watch out!!!

@ Mike2.......yes it would be great!.....I am in Largo just off Ulmerton road. Shoot me a message sometime......we can grab some coffee and go out shooting. There is a really nice spot at Ft DeSoto that has a super view of the skyway...I like to go out there before the sun pops up. Take a look at this one....27673127


You are an awesome model! Great expressions and character. More please : )


Your portfolio is great, you have amazing images.


Yeah, I'm a Tampa Bay local living in Clearwater right now. There's a lot to shoot in this area. It'd be nice to run into a fellow DT contributor once in a while. LisaFX lives in the Clearwater area too, and wow, she has a smoking hot portfolio that I'm sure she's making a nice living off of. It'd be cool if we could all get together for coffee sometime and discuss the stock scene.


Thanks Mike. Much appreciated. Perhaps I will see you around town, from the looks of your portfolio we must live around the same area.


Nice port Todd! But definitely a smart move to try some more conceptual photos, I believe it will bring in more sales for you. Best of luck with your new approach!

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