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How To Gain "Exposure" and It's Not What You Think!

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New article posted: How To Gain "Exposure" and It's Not What You Think!
Nikon D800, D100, Canon G15
Posted: 1 minute ago
love it! sounds like we have a lot of the same back ground... I did oils acrylics pastel and digital art.. had a full working studio and started the art show route at age 14. ug!!!! love your articles.. they make me laugh. think you need a good photo of someone from the back with his coat wide open for 'exposure'.....hahahah but do love the ugly grandma-old maid..... happy Sunday
Nikon D70 and nikon 5100
Posted: 05/26/2013, 08:44:08 AM
Thank you for your article. I read it with interest.
Canon 7D
Posted: 05/26/2013, 11:43:30 AM
This (usefull) article suggested me to upload less images, considering more the images quality.
Mirrorless Fujifilm X-T10 Gimp 2.6 Adobe Photoshop
Posted: 05/27/2013, 06:25:03 AM
Best blog!Is useful.Thank you for sharing!
Posted: 05/27/2013, 07:58:15 AM
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I have written for exposure, blah, blah, blah. I am now converting those site to a pay for additional info, ad supported type model. DT has way more exposure than I could hope to generate for myself! I absolutely agree that MOST of the time spent trying to generate free exposure could be better spent doing things like, well, creating images and learning the craft. Also, don't forget the small coffee shops and specialty bookstores that sell framed images. There are no for profit galleries in my small town and I am trying to work up the courage to approach local shop owners. Maybe that timidity is my bs checker's way of saying you need better images first.

On a more personal note, I follow your port and enjoyed getting to know a little more about how you got to where you are today.
Cameras, lenses, phone, eyes, feet and a car.
Posted: 05/27/2013, 10:07:49 AM
Just love your blogs. You are right, and only good work will bring the real buyers.
Nikon D3100, Inkscape, Imagination, Hands
Posted: 05/27/2013, 10:12:56 AM
Thanks a lot for this lesson! Most of us can learn pretty much from you!
ED, Nikkor 24-70mm 1:2.8 ED, Nikkor 70-200 1:2.8 ED VRII, Nikon S...
Posted: 1 minute ago
The truth that people don't usually want to hear - success comes from working hard at something! There aren't many shortcuts in life.

One of the issues with blogs is that photographers tend to write for the wrong crowd - they blog to other photographers or friends, not the buyers... So even if you are gaining exposure and a following it can't lead to many sales.

Good blog :)
ZD 50mm Macro f/2...
Posted: 1 minute ago
Good lesson for us all. Thank you!
Nikon Equipment, Nikon Lenses, Professional Photo Software
Posted: 1 minute ago
Love it!
Posted: 1 minute ago
Fantastic article.
Nikon D800.
Posted: 1 minute ago
Right approach to get things right as an artist! thank you!
few computers for render on a small network, Adobe illustrator, Photo...
Posted: 05/28/2013, 01:33:42 AM
Thank you so much for sharing your expereincres which reaffirms this-ELEVATOR TO SUCCESS IS OUT OF ORDER BUT STAIRS ARE ALWAYS OPEN! gud luck for future!
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Posted: 05/28/2013, 04:11:49 AM
The man know his words.Usefull like always:)I bet i have 80% CRAP in my portfolio.Can you tell me what is CRAP?In my oppinion all my images are very good so..please show me some examples of crapy images from my port
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Posted: 05/28/2013, 04:41:20 AM
120% Usefull. Thanks.
Posted: 05/28/2013, 05:26:16 AM
Once again you put a smile on my face....you never seem to be at a loss with words. Thanks for caring enough to take the time to share your thoughts.
Currently my primary cameras are a Fuji X-Pro2 and a Fuji X-T2.
Posted: 05/28/2013, 10:52:49 AM
nice, thanks !
Cinema Camera for video. Lenses: Nothing but the best: primes and...
Posted: 05/28/2013, 12:30:46 PM
Finally had a moment to grab a coffee and read your article. It is another great one as always and really enjoyed it! Thanks so much for sharing!

So many nowadays think everything should come with little effort/work, refuse to take criticism properly to learn a job and should get the big bucks when not worth it. Reality is that rarely, if ever happens....

Posted: 05/28/2013, 12:52:38 PM
Nice to expose the truth about "exposure". So many people are desperate to be noticed. Just this week I saw on my Facebook news that a relative was jumping for joy because some obscure Swedish fishing magazine printed their photo (that they provided for free).

The .com boom/bust period was littered with companies who thought they could just give away everything and then ask for money later.
lens. Alien bees studio lights....
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