From the monthly archives: March 2009

How to use your iStockphoto Moo card code to get 10 free credits.

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Food: Jack and Grill

On March 29, 2009 By

Ok, I will step away from the buyer’s tips and other photography writing for a second and write about another love. Food!

I hardly do any food photography. My kitchen really isn’t that pretty, and all my equipment is down in my studio. So, I’m not talking about that. I’m talking about going out and [...]

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Big Readership Day

On March 24, 2009 By

Thanks to everyone who stopped by to read my Vimeo rights grab post. Today was the biggest readership day ever for this blog.

I bought an Entrepreneur magazine to read on the plane yesterday and discovered that Vimeo.com is owned by the guys who bring you CollegeHumor.com . Perhaps they see a funny side [...]

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This Week’s New Stock

On March 23, 2009 By

Did two fun sessions for my iStockphoto.com portfolio last week.  Fortunately for me, unfortunately for you ( ), I’m going skiing for a few days, so it will be a week or two before a majority get up into my portfolio.

The first was a studio session with a great group of [...]

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Vimeo.com Rights Grab?

On March 23, 2009 By

In a recent thread on iStockphoto.com, a video contributor described how he had been denied iStockphoto’s video exclusivity contract because he currently has content (one video) on Vimeo.com, a video hosting site, sort of like youtube.  People use Vimeo a lot for “how to’s” and “behind the scene demos” [...]

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Currently Seeking Models

On March 17, 2009 By

Normally I post on Craigslist or search through ModelMayhem when I’m looking for new models for my stock photography work, but those have failed me as of late in these two areas of population I’m looking for.  Perhaps a post here might help.

So, if you live in the St. Charles area, to the west [...]

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Portfolio Update

On March 5, 2009 By

Today’s portfolio update shows off my recent shoots with one of my favorite models, and also with a (mostly) happy baby girl.

The first set revolved around “spring cleaning” and a revisit to an early favorite, “customer service”.  I tried to add a little color with some various background papers.

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