Selling photos of boats

P. J. Alling webstertwentysix at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 13:05:52 EDT 2009


Newport is something of a tourist destination.  I'll bet People show up 
with money to spend and this is better than a lot of other mass produced 
keepsakes...


paul stenquist wrote:
> Some superb shots in the coast guard set. Perhaps the servicemen 
> purchase them. Let us know if you learn more.
> Paul
>
> On Oct 24, 2009, at 10:35 PM, Larry Colen wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 10:32:00PM -0400, paul stenquist wrote:
>>> Odd. Perhaps she's giving them away or selling them for peanuts.
>>
>> Actually Ed and Lorna are a couple not a "she".
>>
>> They've got some pretty nice shots:
>> http://www.chauvaudphoto.com/galleries
>>
>> I've not talked to them yet, so I don't know how it's really working.
>>
>>> Paul
>>> On Oct 24, 2009, at 9:46 PM, Larry Colen wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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 mac.com>:
>>>>>> 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 first step is learning to take great photos,
>>>> the second step is learning to throw away ones that are merely good.
>>>> Larry Colen             lrc at red4est.com
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>> the second step is learning to throw away ones that are merely good.
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>> http://www.red4est.com/lrc
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