My journey to 3000 sales reached today.


posted on 18th of july, 2012

Wow. It just seems like yesterday when I started at Dreamstime and enter the world of microstock photography. I remember vividly saying to myself, it's worth a shot (pardon the pun) since I already enjoy taking photos anyway. What can a lose? Almost 5 years later, I finally reached 3000 sales. To many, this may not be such a significant milestone since it took almost 5 years to achieve. But considering my portfolio size is only 252 photos, I'm very proud of my achievement.

I remember the time when reaching my first $100 payment seemed like forever. Almost 6 months to be exact. But I told myself then that I would try to learn as much as possible to achieve sales even with a small portfolio since I knew I would never have enough time in my hectic life to develop a large portfolio like others....

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Posted by Retina2020 on July 20, 2012
Thanks Enrique. You are doing very well also. Soon you'll reach this milestone also.
Posted by Egomezta on July 20, 2012
Wow, you are doing great, thanks for the tips, I have always like your images...
Posted by Retina2020 on July 19, 2012
Thanks Christian. I'm glad you found this useful. Cheers.



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Canon EOS M - Who's getting one?


posted on 23rd of july, 2012

It's finally announced and looks very promising. I've been shooting a digital Rebel XT for awhile and always thought to upgrade to a 5D but since my son's arrival, I've been looking for a camera at is smaller but would still deliver the same quality as full fledged dSLRs. My Sony NEX3 doing give the same level of quality I wanted. This newly announced EOS M seems like the answer. Anyone else thinking about getting this?


Below is the new commercial.

EOS M commercial

Comments (7)

Posted by Retina2020 on July 28, 2012
Thanks for the info Brad. After looking more into the OM-D, definitely a camera worth considering. It comes down to whether I would select it as my main camera to reduce size of package since I would need to switch into a new system or pick EOS-M as an adjunct to my current Canon system but sacrificing a lot of the features of a dSLR. If I didn't already have a Canon system, without a doubt I would probably pick the OM-D. I'll have to see. Thanks again.
Posted by Dark3y3s on July 26, 2012
Me, me, me! I love how it looks and it would fit so well in a travelling bag, instead of my bulky body camera + lens. I just wish I'll have the money to buy it :D
Posted by Bradcalkins on July 25, 2012
I pretty much shoot with just the 25mm f/1.4 and 45mm f/1.8 (50mm and 90mm equivalents). I also have a 14mm prime that is so tiny I bring it with me, but it doesn't get nearly as much use as the others.



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