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Monday
Jun152009

I'm A Pro Photographer At Last! Sold My First Image!

That's right, I'm quitting my day job, getting a photo-vest and I'll be wearing a baseball cap backwards. Watch out folks, I'm officially a pro - someone actually paid for one of my photographs!

Seriously though, as I was uploading some shots to BigStockPhoto, I glanced to the left side of the screen and was pleasantly surprised to see that I had earned 50 cents commission, for a Royalty Free sale of Victorian Fort Brockhurst View Along Frozen Moat To Keep.

This might not seem like a big thing, but to me it's a first, and another step along one of the paths of photography, showing what might be, and actually is, possible. The first hurdle was to get accepted by stock photography sites, but the real question was whether I could actually sell anything, and the answer is YES!

Where one can sell, others can too. The only limit is the amount of photo's I can upload, so I'm really stoked at this, if I can do it, anyone can.

Thanks, Rob.

ps OK, which one of you guys bought the photo to keep me happy? ;-)

Reader Comments (5)

Hey Congratulations Mr Pro Photographer, I take off my floppy hat to you! That is great news! Here's to many more downloads.

By the way, my history is not good, but I do know Napoleon died in 1821!

June 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMozuk

Hi Mozuk!

Thanks for the congrats, really appreciate it!

Cheers, Rob.

(ps Napoleon III died in 1873.)

June 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRob_Nunn

Congrats Rob, bet you are thrilled to bits , i swear that picture will look great hanging in my living room..............................oops.

Ha! Matthew! You cad!

(ps my phone won't do that Google latitude thing - its way too old)

June 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRob_Nunn

Hey! Congratulations Rob!

Small steps are all it takes. I'm often wondering myself when I plant one little seed in the garden and see the outcome of that tending.

But please, no photovest and baseball cap!!

Won't be long before even all your mates won't be able to chip together to afford one of your pictures! ;)

June 17, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterVictor

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