Photography is a job

posted on 26th of april, 2010

I want to share my thoughts with you since I read frustrating lines in message boards about Stock Photography.
I think photography is a nice job and "Stock Photography" is a part of it. Besides if you have nice stock portfolio which you can show to your clients it will also help you to get new jobs as well as it makes your market value higher.

Sometimes I see people looking for their images and wondering where they are being used or by whom they were bought. It is just a useless curiosity. I really do not wonder and mind whosoever bought my image and where he or she used it ! Who cares ? ( by the way I thank them all ) Instead use your time to find new concepts.

I also strongly believe that the future of stock photography will be much better than today. Our world is becoming a place of visual elements. New images, new ideas and new concepts will always be needed. Free images , free sites, the ability of capturing digital images will not threaten real professionals and the ones who really work hard.

Well, lets summarize all the lines I wrote;

If you are a dabbler there is nothing you need to worry. Keep on capturing images and share them in your stocks. It is great !

If you think the Photography as a job, take it as a whole and work on it. Read all about, try new ideas, ask, share , do everything to improve yourself and your work.

And please think positive !

Thanks for reading

Serdar Tibet

Comments (10)

Posted by Morrbyte on April 28, 2010
Great positivity and great images well done.
Posted by Joezachs on April 28, 2010
That is good advice (especially for people like me)
Posted by Jmphoto on April 27, 2010
Great message - keep the positive thoughts coming!
Posted by Davulcu on April 27, 2010
Thank you very much indeed.
Posted by Novembergale on April 27, 2010
Excellent outlook and a great blog article!
Posted by Mariaam on April 26, 2010
Great article! Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
Posted by Justmeyo on April 26, 2010
I agree also!
Posted by Mani33 on April 26, 2010
Thumb up for these thoughts! I totally agree with you!
Posted by Davulcu on April 26, 2010
Thanks my friend
Posted by Almaterra on April 26, 2010
I'm with you, Serdar! Love your article!

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Serdar Tibet is a software developer and photographer, who is working on stock images in various concepts. A very best of / Business /Food and Beverage/Objects and concepts/ Health & Medical/Education/ Landscapes/Illustrations/Model Works/ Frames and Backgrounds /Pets and Animals /Traditional /Sports and Fitness

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