posted on 23rd of september, 2009

I have been reading your blogs here almost daily. Not only do I learn from them but also I found them inspiring. I am very new here and do not have a lot of experience in ‘real’ photography. I joined for the main intention of having my work critiqued by a neutral party, vice loved ones who won’t necessarily point out my mistakes and/or don’t have the professional eyes to see them. Oh what a joy it’s been for me to have portion of my submissions accepted AND I also take delight in reading the reasons why my submissions were rejected.
I am very much inspired by your posts and comments that are very supportive of each other—what a remarkable display of community spirit we (wow, I can actually say "we") have here!

I can’t wait to experience a first download—not for the money but primarily for the sense of pride that someone actually took interest in using my work—of course the compensation comes in as a bonus since I am passionate about taking pictures anyway.
I have much, much more to learn and I feel like I’ve taken the right path in joning DT.

Keep posting your experiences, hang-ups and successes. You’ll be surprised how many newbies out there just like me are inspired, thrilled, and perhaps become success stories because of your posts!

Comments (10)

Posted by Maigi on September 25, 2009
Welcome, Juvy! Happy photosessions!
Posted by Jeniicorv8 on September 25, 2009
Thank you, all, for your kind words, warm welcome and encouraging comments. Thanks Photobunnyuk for the advise on adding keywords, I will certainly do that!!!

You folks are MARVELOUS!
Posted by Photobunnyuk on September 25, 2009
I agree your sea creature images are wonderful! Try adding the keywords fish,aquatic,aquarium, to your sea dragon pic :)
Posted by Littledesire on September 24, 2009
Hi Juvy, welcome to DT! You're photos are great! Just keep uploading and have fun here!
Posted by Irisangel on September 24, 2009
Welcome to DT Juvy, I wish you much success, I really like the American heart, I can see that being a best seller. Good luck!!!!
Posted by Justmeyo on September 24, 2009
Welcome on DT!Best wishes for you!
Posted by Kaththea on September 24, 2009
Welcome! I'm newbie myself and feel the same about joining DT.
Like your jelly-fish pics. Good luck, keep uploading and the downloads will follow soon)
Posted by Keki on September 24, 2009
welcome!! Best of luck with all but most importantly HAVE FUN :)) keks
Posted by Creativei on September 24, 2009
Welcome on board :-)))))))))))))))))))))))
Just follow what Wildmac suggested, success will follow.
Posted by Wildmac on September 23, 2009
Welcome to DT! I love your sea creature pics, keep uploading and reading the message boards and blogs and the sales will come :0)

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Photo credits: Jennifer Pitiquen.

About me

My name is Juvy. Jennifer, the name on my profile, is my youngest daughter—she is the inspiration behind my creative work, not only in photography but also in many other things. As a very close friend of ours put it, Jennifer brings out the best in Juvy. So if you like my images, kudos to Jennifer; otherwise, well... we have Juvy to blame for. A little about me: I am a wife and a mother, first and foremost. By profession, I am an accountant, but wish that I am a photographer instead! I love capturing candid shots of people--I think this was a result of that wondrous experience called ... [Read more]

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