My First Sale with Dreamstime

posted on 27th of november, 2008

This image is My First Sale with Dreamstime and it happens to be one of my all time Favorites.
The reason is that for me it was the first time I was able to achieve an image that I have dreamed of... Having a Dramatic Mirror Effect.
And to think.... it almost never happened.
The day I shot this, I almost left the area not thinking any good images would come of this time and place.
I had looked thru my zoom lens and it just was not showing that great of an image for me. I thought I better move on to a better spot. Before I left, I decided to try another lens that I had just purchased. It was a wide angle lens. Immediately I knew it was what I was looking for and more.
I was so excited. I knew I had great potential for getting one of my most sought images. The Mirror Effect.
This image was taken at Pismo Beach California last winter during a rain storm. Everything came together just right to creat this image.
The tide was low . This allowed the beautiful stormy sky to mirror in the wet sand. With the wide angle it created a very dramatic look. It turns out that this lens has been a wonderful tool for my photography. It is a Canon 10-22 f3.5 lens.
I don't go anywhere without it now.
This image has helped create my first sale with Dreamstime and I am so happy that others may enjoy my favorite photograph.
That is my main purpose.... to have photographs that other will enjoy.

Comments (10)

Posted by Cleaper on November 28, 2008
Lovely image and congratulations!
Posted by Pigletbef on November 27, 2008
Hey Thanks so much. Pismo is a special place.
I love my lens that you just got. It is a great landscape lens and I have had luck with buildings. It can distort on the wide end but sometimes that can work in your favor. Good luck with it.
Posted by Pigletbef on November 27, 2008
Thank You
Posted by Pigletbef on November 27, 2008
Thanks very much
Posted by Lftan on November 27, 2008
Congratulations :)
Posted by Py2000 on November 27, 2008
Posted by Ongchangwei on November 27, 2008
Congratulations!!! Nice Landscape.
Posted by Pigletbef on November 27, 2008
Thanks Irisangel. Wow your illustratons are awesome.
Posted by Pigletbef on November 27, 2008
Thanks so much. Coming from you, this is a true complement. Your images are wonderful.
Posted by Irisangel on November 27, 2008
Spectacular, Congratulations!

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Photo credits: Beth Sargent.

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