Two Stock Tricks That Utilize Larger Megapixel Cameras

posted on 6th of may, 2012

We amateurs struggle to find time to work on stock, especially when you can upload only a small number of images every month. Every rejection hurts. Trying to grow the portfolio a handful of images at a time is a daunting task for making any real progress.

I am the proud owner of the new Nikon D800, a 36 megapixel behemoth, so of course, I have been out shooting with the camera. It's a huge leap having used a D100 for the past nine years.

In working with these large files, I have discovered two tricks that might be of benefit to others. The best part is, you don't need 36 megapixels either, these tips will work with virtually any newer model digital camera.

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Posted by pic.r on May 09, 2013
Thank you for the useful tips!
Posted by Sobek85 on May 21, 2012
nice tips
Posted by Crazydaizy99 on May 11, 2012
Thanks for the tips. I also have a new camera and have been experiencing issues with noise as well as not being able to upload my images to my website because the files are much too large. I will definitely try these tips ;)

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