Use Lightroom masks for pure white backgrounds.

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.

10 Hours in Cannes.

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.

End of 2018… Where I Stand in Stock Photography.

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.

A quick thank you.

I have just started this blog in the middle of this month (December). So thank you to the people that have started to follow me already. Really didn't expect any one to find my posts that quick. Let alone read them. Hopefully this website will grow in to something a lot more through out 2019. … Continue reading A quick thank you.

I need your Help.

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.

6 hours in Gibraltar.

I'm currently sat in a pub in my home city, after roaming round looking for some new stock photos. So I thought it would be a good idea to get the first post up looking for help with the first location I will be visiting on my holiday. As per my previous post here is … Continue reading 6 hours in Gibraltar.

My $$$ Expectations

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

Money well spent… 2 years to find out.

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.

My biggest frustration… stock reviewers.

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.

My plans for 2019

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