Reaching a milestone

posted on 17th of october, 2008

I finally got there. 50 uploads. It took quite a while (almost a year in fact), and at a certain point I'd given up hope altogether, but I got there.

The most important thing, though, is not reaching the milestone, it's the path you travel on. For me, it meant learning quite a lot about photography (I was a beginner when I uploaded the first shots), and quite a lot about this "microstock" business, with its pitfalls and (mostly) unwritten rules.

In the meantime, I switched cameras (out went the Fuji S9600, in came a Canon 400D), invested in a rather sizeable amount of objectives, and most importantly had quite a lot of fun taking pictures, regardless of their "sellability" (if you're interested in my "non-stock" stuff, it's on Flickr).

Interestingly enough, image #1 and image #50 come from the same photo session, a walk through the vineyards near Lausanne, in Switzerland. Things go in circles sometimes...



Comments (2)

Posted by ZrKnight on October 18, 2008
Posted by Py2000 on October 17, 2008
Congratulations on reaching a milestone! Wish you lots more uploads and downloads!

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