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11. Posted by chrisavfc (Full Member 104 posts) 11y

thanks ppl for helping

the dream does seem to be to good to be true!

12. Posted by ntupvs (Budding Member 5 posts) 10y

one can make money even from rearing chickens. how much and how regular is the key question.

Post 13 was removed by a moderator
14. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4835 posts) 7y

Moderator: the above post wasn't just promotional spam, it's also copyright infringement, copied from here.

(Clarification for the future: this comment was talking about a now deleted post, and thus not the one by ntupvs which is now the "above post".) :)

[ Edit: Edited on Dec 21, 2008, at 5:28 AM by Sander ]

15. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 7y

Quoting Sander

Moderator: the above post wasn't just promotional spam, it's also copyright infringement, copied from here.

Thanks; entire post removed. Next infringement is inactivation of account. Well spotted!

16. Posted by Makini (Respected Member 80 posts) 7y

I freelance as a photographer and writer, and have had most of my income through producing travel articles with both text and photography.

I agree with the above posts, that no-one is an intermediate photographer. Your title has nothing to do with it. What you do, where you go - but most importantly, what you bring back with you defines if you ever are going to make a living from your work.

Magazines these days have hundreds of stories every day to choose from - stories from pros as well as amateurs. But the one criteria they choose from, is wheter they need the story or not. And if you've got the story that will fit great into their in-production issue, they'll take it. Wheter you are Serious Sam or Average Joe.

And about cameras - this doesn't matter either. I've recently got pictures published from my analogue old SLR, as well as from my 6MP Fuji compact-camera - even though I had other pictures from my top-of-the-line DSLR too. But technology aside, my good pictures came out of the other cameras. And the article text came from the notes in my notebook. And, luckily, and editor was interested - and bought my story. That's the way things go down.

Don't buy a new camera - buy a notebook. Not a computer, a regular one, which you write with a pencil in. And then spend the rest of your money on your travelling. And no that you can never, never - give up.

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