Selling photos of boats

Larry Colen lrc at
Sat Oct 24 21:46:25 EDT 2009

Mom's friend seems to specialize in fishing and coast guard boats.

On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 10:34:30AM +0900, David Savage wrote:
> 2009/10/25 Cotty <cottycam at>:
> > On 24/10/09, Larry Colen, discombobulated, unleashed:
> >
> >>It shouldn't be too hard figuring out how to get the shots of the
> >>boats, and with a bit of practice, a tripod and my bigma, I should be
> >>able to work out the technical issues, but I'm not sure how to work
> >>out the business end. How to connect with the customers to give them
> >>the opportunity to buy my photos.
> >>
> >>Any suggestions?
> >
> > Avoid the small rustbuckets - go for the glamourous end - the bigger the
> > better - they have money.
> They are also notoriously tight with their money. When we used to deal
> with those kinds of boats/boat owners at work, they were always trying
> to screw us down on price.
> DS
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the second step is learning to throw away ones that are merely good.
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