To blog or not to blog?

posted on 18th of may, 2009

Every time I get notification about new blog entry from DT I wonder if I have enough time to devote to write on yet another site. I post my earning on my own website every month now but it's just my generic diary not devoted to microstock. I participate in MicrostockGroup forum, use Twitter and Facebook. Additional presence on very specialized blog site would not bring anything to the table. I would rather go shooting. I just got my new 5Dmk2 and it seems like a lot of things are different than in my old camera. First thing I noticed was my wide angle lens. I need to watch what focal length is used when I photograph people cause at 17mm some photos looks funny. Also I am experiencing almost unnaturally saturated photos when CPL is used. Some site claim that photos are over manipulated. It looks great on landscapes but for other stuff I might tune it down a little.

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Comment by Melastmohican on May 19, 2009

Found that thread

Comment by Petroruth on May 19, 2009

Most of the better cameras have filters build in to them that are better turned off because they manipulate the photo before you upload them.I am not a face book or twitter fan these sites seem to be use a lot to manipulate people. I find most of the dreamstime people are good hearted. For some real good camera information check out Keney123 posted at 10/04/2008 and please realize the time he took to help out dreamstimers

Comment by Melastmohican on May 19, 2009

It's not professional either, some say pro cameras must have weather sealing :-)

Comment by Eclecticelegance on May 19, 2009

I love your title for your article - Shakespeare seems to be popular for titles of blog articles here lately - see "A rose by any other name would not sell as sweet"

Comment by Oliviermeerson on May 19, 2009

5D mk II ... not an amateur camera !

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I work as a software engineer. I\'ve been taking photographs since I was in elementary school. My first SLR was Praktica MTL 5B, after that I have been shooting with Canon EOS cameras. I embraced the digital format in 2003 after trying to scan slides for a while. Now I shoot solely on this medium. Now I am trying to review my archives and start selling my work. Constructive criticism is always welcomed. I enjoy taking pictures of a variety of subjects, however in my portfolio contains mostly nature and travel shots.

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