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March 13, 2013 at 2:32 am #18666
Here is the link to my portfolio, I created a Smugmug site, it looks nice but I doubt if I will keep the site after the free trial period. Anyway, I look forward for the comments, is the first time I do this kind of exercise and was hard for me to select pictures.March 18, 2013 at 7:42 pm #21155
Thanks for sending in your photography portfolio.
First image I saw was this one. Which I feel is over-saturated or a too vibrant.
I would remove that image.
Also the name “empty spaces” doesn’t really inspire confidence and sounds a bit boring. Simply architecture would do.
This image is the thumbnail for the street and people category:
This image is out of focus.
It might be intentionally out of focus but if you look at it at varying screen sizes it might not be clear so I would remove it.
This is a great image and it should be featured more prominently:
This is a weak landscape image and should be removed:
This is fantastic and should be featured more prominently:
Overall you’ve got some really outstanding images.
Don’t dilute them by showcasing your images that are not as strong.
Do you own the domain name for your name?
santiagosv.com or .co or something like that?
If you can afford it I would setup a domain/website and put photoshelter on it.
What do you think about that?March 19, 2013 at 3:17 pm #21157
Thank you for your review, it has been really helpful, however, it is very hard to concentrate my work so much…
I am not sure about the website, right now I don´t have any on my own, because I don´t see so much the benefit of it. Does it really help to sell one’s work?
Is not that I can´t afford it, but it is a monthly expense that I don´t really see what can be the particular benefit for me. Maybe you can help me with that a bit telling me your experience.March 20, 2013 at 12:01 pm #21156
Whatever you do, you should establish some kind of presence online.
Own your own website and domain and do something with it. I sell a few photographs every few days which is nice.
It all depends on what you are trying to achieve though but you need an online presence no matter what you do.
That said photoshelter is expensive but they handle everything.
What do you think you will do?March 20, 2013 at 4:48 pm #21158
Well, my experience with internet is not that good, only few of my pictures had been used in blogs or magazines, but for non commercial use, so I never got any revenue because I set it like that.
What platform do you use? Also photoshelter? I would appreciate your help with this, because I definitely want to take this step. Do you think my pictures have potential to be sold?March 21, 2013 at 12:36 pm #21159
Yes your photos are good. I use photoshelter, flickr, and my own website.
I would suggest you look into stock photography and just keep working and practicing!March 21, 2013 at 4:38 pm #21160
All right, you convinced me! I will make a site with photoshelter, but the most simple version, at least until it can be sustained itself with the money sold from pictures, and open an account at a photostock site. Any recommendations for this?March 26, 2013 at 12:48 pm #21161
I don’t do much stock photography stuff so I’m not much of a help here. Sorry.
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