Don't Shoot Your Own Foot!

posted on 16th of january, 2010

I didn't mean not to photograph your own foot! Do that if you feel like :)))
But It's not to fire on your own foot! Some they do!?!
How you might do that?!
In some cases photographers they might kill the sale of some photographs because of a simple mistake...
Never upload an image that includes a group of single images you have in your portfolio, unless the single ones or the "grouped photos" has way different level!
Down there I'm listing my photos that I have joined in one assignment... No way I would upload an image like that if it wouldn't be in different level.
I'm not playing smart here, the fact that I saw many photographers had uploaded some images that are a group of many images (Mostly isolated on white) from their own portfolio! Both the single & the group are in the...

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Posted by Tan510jomast on January 22, 2010
Nop Mat
By the way not all the buyers go to the portfolio & check what is there or more from the same model! So please don't get from what I say that it will always happen... It's just that to prevent not to happen. Cheers ;)

la, I think you are correct in many ways Mani.
From my observation from my own port here with DT and other sites, I noticed that when I get a sale , I sometimes also get a sale or two of the same concepts. Which means that the buyer found my image, came in and look at the other images from this concept, and actually did/could pick a second or third.
BUT not for subscription as usually a sub is more like going to market to grab a collection of groceries , gathering images from all over, not necessarily looking for a specific concept.

I concentrate on concept, because my shooting experience deals with concept.
I like also the idea of a composite but only in smaller images size
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Posted by Georgeskyrillos on January 22, 2010
Good advice. I like the assignment image a lot!
Posted by Mani33 on January 21, 2010
Thanks "Shukran" Mat for the nice words! We all like to be paid fairly ;)
I am a buyer but I like to defend my self a contributor also ;)

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Arabic More Accessible!

posted on 19th of january, 2010

Most of the images that were created in the Arabic language are artistic & sacred calligraphy, almost nothing about how to write it in normal script, the way the natives write it on their day by day or what does it mean!!!
No it can not be done by joining the letters only!
I thought of putting this kind of "raw" or silhouette script in images with their meanings attached in English, so it can help who would like to use the word as a topic comment or even a tattoo!
There are many tattoo lovers who like to have their names or some expressions in foreign languages, mainly in Chinese and in Arabic!

As a start nothing is better than a Life full Love, Peace and Wisdom.
Who can have it, he/she has it all! :-)
I hope this could be a help for...

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Posted by Mani33 on January 29, 2010
Hey Leslie, thanks for your comment! Hope to see you more often :)
Posted by Ponytail1414 on January 29, 2010
The letters are so graphically pleasing.
Posted by Mani33 on January 22, 2010
Sorry Mat I didn't remember to answer your question! My memory fails some times :P
What it says there is: In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
Take Care

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