Next stop on the journey around the Med. Malaga. I love this place. Last time I was here it was for the same amount of time. With no research or clue about the place, I spent a while walking around. I found the bull ring, google maps is a great tool when you have no … Continue reading 10 Hours In Malaga what should I do?
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
Happy Thursday everyone (the few that read haha). Hope your new year is going to a great start.Next on the journey around the Med, I will be visiting Valencia for 13 hours. Only really giving me 11. Last time I was here not much was going on. It was a Sunday. All the stores were … Continue reading 13 Hours In Valencia.
A few weeks ago I read a post from Alex Rotenberg 'If you want sales, shoot what's in the news'. Go give it a read if you haven't already. Taking this on board. I have been constantly keeping track of what is happening around me. So then I can make my plans for the weekend … Continue reading The Yellow Vests Are Coming.
So. Recently you may have seen I started to try out product photography to upload to stock websites. Even though I was shooting photos that were on a white background. I had it pointed out to me that the background needs to be absolutely white, not slightly off like mine were. Need to be blown … Continue reading Use Lightroom masks for pure white backgrounds.
Next I will be stopping off in Barcelona for 11 hours. Probably will only get around 8 or 9 hours actually looking around time. I have been here once before roughly the same amount of time. With no research and just wondered around aimlessly. I did the sagrada familia, but only the outside (this will … Continue reading 11 Hours In Barcelona.
It's 2019 happy New year everyone. Next stop on the journey is Cannes/Monte Carlo. I will be arriving in Cannes but not far from Monte Carlo. I will be here for roughly 10 hours so again more like 8 due to traveling. This is somewhere I have never been before so I want to make … Continue reading 10 Hours in Cannes.
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.