First Blog, 100 Uploads

posted on 20th of may, 2010

I’ve heard of this website through a co-worker about two years ago. At first I never imagined of becoming a contributor because I didn’t think it was worth my time but I did have a passion for photography. For me Photography is a way to express myself through ideas which I could record with my 35mm, let anyone that took their time to look at them and explore the world through my eyes but for me to take photos to sell, not for me.

As soon as I upgrade my equipment from a Konica 35mm film camera to my Nikon D90 i was able to take a picture see it instantly without the trouble/cost of developing. As I started using it to take pictures for work one day I decided to just give it a try. What can I lose, right? I uploaded 60 images and only 12 got accepted major a blow but with many inspiring blogs from contributors helped me cope with the learning curve of stock photography.

Now that ive been staring at 99 it took me a while to select the picture since this is only going to happen once so i went to 42 street in the middle of the night and took this shot.

I would like to thank everyone for sharing their experiences and knowledge. Without you guys i would have never made it to 100 uploads. Also this is my first blog.

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Comments (27)

Posted by Gennaro86 on December 01, 2010
Good picture! Good Blog! Congratulations!!!
Posted by Darwinsm81 on June 01, 2010
@Pondshots it took me about two weeks to decide which image to upload since this is the first milestone and it confirms that you are commited @ Elemak its too late for you JK once you have your first sale your hooked. Its one thing to see people take their time to look at your images and seeing that number go higher but once you have the first sale all you can think about is the next one and what images to load that will make you make more sales!! i wish all of you guys good luck
Posted by Elemak on June 01, 2010
Congratulations! It's so cool...your story very very likr mine :))) only yestoday i sell only my first image:)))
Posted by Pondshots on June 01, 2010
Wasn't it great to see that 99 turn into 100!? I just hit the same milestone. Congrats!
Posted by Noonie on May 28, 2010
Love the city shots!! (I don't see a big city very often anymore.)
Posted by Darwinsm81 on May 25, 2010
Thank you Xlina, actually i would have to confess that you have been an inspiration. Your SUPER talented and I truly love your artwork @Georgeskyrillo you have no idea! aside from my obsession of bicycling DT is my mistress JK
Posted by Xlina on May 25, 2010
Congratulations on your milestone Darwin:-) Well done! I love your NYC and basketball images. Keep uploading great pictures and 100 sales will follow very soon;-)
Best wishes, Lina
Posted by Georgeskyrillos on May 25, 2010
Congrats on this milestone. You're hooked now.
Posted by Darwinsm81 on May 25, 2010
@ Cmoulton i would definitely make the trip to nyc but theres no way you can miss on a delivery of sushi !
Posted by Sigalpetersen on May 22, 2010
congradulations that is really exciteing gives us newbies something to look forward too, your picture sure makes me miss NYit is lovely
Posted by Mythja on May 22, 2010
congratulations and good luck
Posted by Lftan on May 21, 2010
Congratulations :)
Posted by Cmoulton on May 21, 2010
Congratulations! Awesome photo too! Makes me almost jump in my car and drive straight to NYC right now - could be there in 3 1/2 hours, lol. But alas, sushi delivery is on the way, so I'll stay put :)
Posted by Py2000 on May 21, 2010
Posted by Joe1971 on May 21, 2010
Posted by Mariaam on May 21, 2010
Congratulations! :)
Posted by Youths on May 20, 2010
Congratulations!! ^@^
Posted by Hlehnerer on May 20, 2010
Posted by Dmccale on May 20, 2010
congrats you have some awesome photos
Posted by Noonie on May 20, 2010
Very nice!
Posted by Egomezta on May 20, 2010
Great... Keep them loading
Posted by Darwinsm81 on May 20, 2010
Thank you everyone! I appreciate your comments
Posted by smartview27 on May 20, 2010
Posted by Davidwatmough on May 20, 2010
A great image of Times Square; it will sell. David.
Posted by Jeniicorv8 on May 20, 2010
Congrats, keep it up!
Posted by Thanatonautii on May 20, 2010
Great job man! I like your portfolio! Upload some more!
Posted by Mani33 on May 20, 2010
Congratulations your milestone! Good luck in sales!

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