The Nude Girl, Tomato, and my Stock Career

posted on 13th of april, 2011

I was recently walking down the street when I ran into a pretty, smiling girl who was holding a cell phone and a tomato.

"Would you like to take my picture?" she asked.

Being the good photographer who always carried his camera, I was more than kind to oblige.

I began thinking about that, carrying my camera with me everywhere. It can be a ball and chain. It's heavy with all the lenses and flash unit, and it's difficult to navigate through tight spaces and crowds. If you're at an event, seating is usually tight and the equipment robs you of that much more space. But... I'm a photographer.

The girl did many poses for me, speaking on the phone, texting, balancing the tomato on her nose, all types of facial expressions, jumping in the air, and so on.

Being a photographer is very similar to just...

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Comments (24)

Posted by Kharyadi on July 22, 2011
Yup. Always bring MR where ever you go :)
Great blog!
Posted by Miluxian on May 12, 2011
I really enjoyed it! nice though provoking article :-)
thanks for sharing
Posted by Anhong on May 10, 2011
Interesting articles, wish you are lucky!

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My greatest passion is landscape and fine art photography. However, stock does provide a challenge in itself. I enjoy coming up with new ideas and concepts and learning new techniques. In the end, each compliments the other. The things you learn from one can apply for another and you grow with the craft. I have over 30 years experience with different kinds of art and freelance endeavors and have yet to become tired or bored with finding new ways to exercise the creative side of me. Thank you for visiting my profile and I hope your time here will be a reward in itself. I am located in Wisconsin... [Read more]

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