"Whatever you do, be so good they can't ignore you." —Candy Crowley

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by mikec
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: How To Sell Art
Replies: 33
Views: 272

Re: How To Sell Art

I don't think I would want to do stock. Don't have enough photos to merit the time or effort but I wonder how those with web sites like I have seen on SmugMug work out. On other photo forums I have seen links to the contributors web site and have visited and wondered if they are generating any income.
by mikec
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: A Frustrated Abstract Artist (Sometimes We Just Play)
Replies: 15
Views: 89

Re: A Frustrated Abstract Artist (Sometimes We Just Play)

Minnie, I like it. But I think because your explanation gave me the context. Can't see the green though.
by mikec
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Stars
Replies: 16
Views: 109

Re: Stars

Sounds intriguing.
by mikec
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Stars
Replies: 16
Views: 109

Re: Stars

Matt did you try it? Would like to see your results. Can't do M&Ms, diabetic.
by mikec
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: My new challenge: shooting in manual only.
Replies: 50
Views: 262

Re: My new challenge: shooting in manual only.

My camera has what is called Focus Peaking. So when in manual as I adjust the lens, the subject once in focus the object shimmers so I know that is my focus point.
by mikec
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: come sit on the deck with me
Replies: 17
Views: 86

Re: come sit on the deck with me

I really like what you did with the birds. Really cool.
by mikec
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Flowers & Plants Showcase
Topic: Fallen lily leaf
Replies: 23
Views: 117

Re: Fallen lily leaf

Liked the technique a lot.
by mikec
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Stars
Replies: 16
Views: 109

Re: Stars

Chuck, as I mentioned before I had seen a video of the process and my camera club has a monthly challenge which this month was shallow depth of field. The rest as they say is history. Now I am always on the lookout for interesting material to use.
by mikec
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Stars
Replies: 16
Views: 109

Re: Stars

Minnie, as regards the 60mm. It took me a while to get the hang of it. Especially translating the settings from meters to inches. Once I had it kind of in my head, I began enjoying using the lens. One thing though I only use auto focus on the normal setting. Once I click to the middle setting or go ...
by mikec
Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Stars
Replies: 16
Views: 109

Re: Stars

Good morning all. OK here goes. Items needed. Plate of glass. I used a piece of picture frame glass. A way to support the glass. I used two boxes of the same height and supported the glass on the ends. this left a space below of about 9 inches. Suitable subject. In this case I used a small scarf wit...