Please feel free to check-out my helpful stock photography and illustration related blog. It contains lots of information that will be helpful to those that are just getting started in stock photography. It also provides a unique timeline highlighting my own personal experiences in stock. Pros & Cons as well posts regarding suggested minimum equipment are included.
Mark's Stock Photography Blog
Monthly updates are made to my timeline. Sometimes I will give updates as the month progresses ...
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