Heard from Ed about boat photos
P. J. Alling
webstertwentysix at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 17:59:01 EDT 2009
> Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals
Protection of cruelty... A new right is born.
> On 25/10/09, William Robb, discombobulated, unleashed:
>> I noticed at our dawg shos this year that the event photographer had a dye
>> sub printer and was cranking prints out on the spot. Apparently you make
>> better sales if you catch the people at their moment of glory and can hand
>> over a picture right now than if they have to wait for it to be mailed out.
>> As Dave has said, and I suspect this is happening with your retired friend,
>> any image you put on a website will probably be lifted and the person will
>> make do with whatever quality they can get from it.
> Quite a few years ago, one of the local pillars of the community was
> RSPCA (Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals) inspector
> was a chap called Nick Ridley. He loved dogs, and enjoyed photography,
> and was soon snapping dogs at weekend country and game shows. He got
> very good at it and decided to set up a stall snapping animal portraits.
> He would shoot and then print for collection same day. It grew and grew,
> and soon his wife was helping out, and it was both days of the weekends,
> There came a point at which he was making more money than the day job,
> so he resigned and went full-time. Now, hundreds of shows and two books
> later, he employs people to handle the post production side from a
> trailer with computers and printers. All same day - shoot, take the
> order, collect before you leave the show. Smart - take the money ASAP
> before people think twice!
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