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Canon 5d mk III update
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new arrival
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another blog
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life changing events
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how low is too low?
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Canon 5d mk III update
I've had my camera since it arrived in the shop.  (Was on the wait list... one of the first to get) I've put about 15k exposures on it and I'm suitably impressed. That said, I think I may start re-evaluating my "raw" only shooting practice. Guess how many ISO 100 full size images fit on a 2gb card? 66.
new arrival
My 5D mk III arrived today.  yay! Too bad my capture one software can't handle the files yet!  boo-urns. I suppose I could always shoot jpeg... but what fun is that?
another blog
I've decided to write another blog... Strangely enough it's about MONEY! Seeing that I'm a starving artist, I've had lots of time to think about the absence of disposable income in my pocket.  I've done my homework, I've learned tons and this blog is my way of trying to give back to my friends so they don't turn into poor homeless people when funding for the arts comes to an untimely demise. If you have a moment, check it out:  http://thestarvingartistcanada.blogspot.com/ Yes, it's geared toward the Canadian investor, but the essentials are the same!  (Start early, start early, start early) Cheers
life changing events
I'm not dead...  Quite the opposite really. It all started to begin/unravel last May...  The end of May. My wife and I found out that we were expecting.  And not just a few weeks either.  We were already at 20 weeks.  (There were no hints.... NONE.  Yes, I can hear you shaking your heads... But we really had no hints of any kind until week 17 that something was up) So, October 5th, little Adam was born at 5:11am GMT-5.  (Officially GMT-4 thanks to daylight time). Now that it's 7 weeks after the fact, I haven't really had much time to reflect, as it's been a fun and sleepless ride ever since. All of your support/jeers/comments/taunts/etc.
how low is too low?
I have been wondering as of late how to set my portraiture pricing. If you set your price too high nobody will call.  If it's too low than you'll be swamped.  However, then factor in the association of value: he charges a lot so he must be good!  Or, he charges so little?  His work must be pretty worthless then. You've seen my pictures...  What do you think? 1 hour, 1 edit, 1 wardrobe = $? 2 hours, 2 edits, 2 wardrobe = $$? 3 hours, 3 edits, 3 wardobe = $$$?   MUA included?   MUA extra? Thoughts and feelings on this matter would be most appreciated!