My first entry / Milestones

posted on 6th of july, 2009

Hello Everybody,

I'm here for a year, but because of my basic English, I have not written any messages until today. I also think I have much to learn and very little to teach anyone.
My experience with SLR cameras is just the last two years, without any previous learning. So I can't complain about results: all my microstock sales this year has allowed me to improve my equipment seriously.

But most important is that thanks to your helpful blogs, articles and tutorials, I am learning a lot (ok, I admit, every rejected image also helps) :)

Today I had a double milestone to celebrate
1.- Reach the 500$ mark
2.- with my first P-EL, this one:

© Jiss (Help)

Thanks to this and all other buyers!!!
I'm not sure if 500$ it's a good hit after a year here and nearly 800 images in my port, but I can't complain, even when some of my best sellers out are a bit "lost" in searches here. In the other hand some others are better placed and they sell regularly.

Now I'm planning to install a permanent studio in my house and take lots of pictures, the most varied possible, but I need time, I always need more time... :)

Some examples of my best "non sellers" here:

© Jiss (Help)
© Jiss (Help)

Very few Downloads:
© Jiss (Help)
© Jiss (Help)
© Jiss (Help)

Feel free to criticize my portfolio. Any comment, better if it's critical, will be welcome.
Best Regards
Jose I.

Comments (13)

Comment by Meryll on July 15, 2009

Thank you for adding of my pictures in the "clean energy" collection. If I do some collection I will look for your pictures too, you have nice photos.

Comment by Jiss on July 08, 2009

I have no words. Thanks indeed to everybody, for your kind comments and help.

Comment by Littledesire on July 08, 2009

You can send everyone a message. But it's not private, it will be seen if someone else send comment on the same image!
To do it, click on someone's image > there's TOOLS button on the right > Send a comment. Good luck!

Comment by Retina2020 on July 07, 2009

Congrats!!! Your photos are great. May your milestones come quicker and quicker.

Comment by Hlehnerer on July 07, 2009

Congratulations on reaching your milestones! You have an excellent portfolio! All these image will eventually sell! Good luck for the future!

Comment by Jiss on July 07, 2009

I am not able to find the option to send private messages (if that is possible here.) Therefore I wish you all: health and many downloads!!!

Comment by Jiss on July 07, 2009

Thanks to all of you for your kind comments. It's much more than my port deselves. I will be happy if I'm able to help somebody in the future. For now, I continue learning.

Comment by Meryll on July 07, 2009

Congrats! Great portolio, nice colors!

Comment by Keki on July 07, 2009

WOW congratulations! you've got some fabulous work!

Comment by Littledesire on July 07, 2009

Congrats! Wonderful portfolio! I wonder why those photos nave no sales? Good luck!

Comment by Linqong on July 07, 2009

You have a great portfolio,I wish you have fun here and good luck!!!

Comment by Wildmac on July 06, 2009

I think your portfolio is great! Keep going, I look forward to seeing more and congratulations on reaching your milestones :0)

Comment by Irisangel on July 06, 2009

Wonderful portfolio! Congratulations on your milestones and good luck in the future.

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