At the weekend (3rd of Feb 2019) I decided to give food photography a try, to see if it's something I could take too as the weather was bad. I have been watching a couple of great, enthusiastic youtubers that do food photography for a living. 'We eat together' & ‘The bite shot’ are the … Continue reading Food Photography… let’s give this a go.
19th of January 2019. The yellow vest were marching through Leeds city centre. This was a great opportunity to capture some editorial photos. After spending the week checking where they were going to meet up. It wasn't until the morning I found out they were planning on meeting outside the BBC Yorkshire building at 12pm. … Continue reading My first experience chasing news content… Yellow vests in Leeds
I didn't expect anything at all to be honest. It was December and everyone is on wind down for the holidays. The reason this is a post for my December income and not January. Getty images release your sales by the 20th the following month. So I have only just received my statement for December. … Continue reading December SUCKED – Stock Photography Income Report
It's 2019 and the 12th was the first time out exploring. This time it wasn't for stock but just to get out and start exploring the UK more and capture photos for myself. At first I wanted to visit Malham Cove, to capture some amazing sunset landscape shots over the cliff face. But after checking … Continue reading Brimham Rocks… 1st day out of 2019
So its the last day of 2018. Here is a quick update where I current stand with my stock portfolios going in to 2019. I will keep an update at the end of each month going forward to show my totals. ShutterStock: Total Images: 316 Pending: 23 Getty Images: Total Images: 176 Pending: 60 AdobeStock/IStock: … Continue reading End of 2018… Where I Stand in Stock Photography.
So in 2019 I will be visiting 7 places on a 2 week long holiday. I can not wait to be honest.This is going to give me a great opportunity to capture many stock images to increase my portfolio. Hopefully increase my income towards the end of 2019.On average. I will be staying at each … Continue reading I need your Help.
So what are my expectation in terms of money. That's what we all want when uploading to stock sites. A decent passive income to supplement the income from our day jobs. For me it's to help pay for this hobby. My expectation for 2019. Is to get my stock income to start paying for the … Continue reading My $$$ Expectations
This is a short update post. I've gone and done it now. Christmas day I went and purchased a plan on WordPress. A 2 Year Personal plan. Why have I just spent £84. The main reason. So I do not give up on this blog even if it starts out slow in year one. The … Continue reading Money well spent… 2 years to find out.
This subject was an idea from Alexandre Rotenberg the other day after commenting on one of my posts. I think the below is something everyone can relate to. After spending a lot of time thinking of good images, taking them and editing them to upload to a stock site. Then having a reviewer reject them … Continue reading My biggest frustration… stock reviewers.
Hope you all have a good Christmas and new year. So its going to be 2019. I will be a year older (birthday is 1st of Jan lucky me). Time to have a plan to follow and increase my stock portfolio and think of topics for this blog. If you have any topics you think … Continue reading My plans for 2019