(A Little) Advice For Microstock Newbies

posted on 19th of august, 2012

After reading over the message boards I realized there is a lot of frustration coming from new photographers who are dipping their toes into the stock pond. Take heart and make note, we all (or most of us) have been there before.

Here are a few tips to make life easier.

1. Practice. Every. Day. Practice doesn't just makes perfect, it also make you more comfortable as a photographer.The first couple I shot for engagement photos made me nervous, but the more experience I got, the easier things became. Now people are my favourite thing to shoot (as I'm sure you can see going over my portfolio). When you practice you are more likely to get creative, catch your "mistakes" and remember the "rules" of photography. You will also find your niche this way. Lighting and rule of thirds...

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Posted by Giannit on August 29, 2012
Good tip!!! thanx for sharing with us your knowledge....
Posted by Alvera on August 28, 2012
On the run:
1. Practice will drain and age your DSLR battery.
2. Guys from photo club are arrogant and don't tell you nothing.
3. Other sources will confuse you because of bad copy-paste from another sites.
4. Social media is ONLY for meeting girls.
5. I cry a week for every rejected photo.
Posted by Angkawijaya92 on August 28, 2012
thankyou! Great Tips!

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