Stock Photography-How'd I Do?

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  1. PhilGarber

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    Hey all,

    How'd I do on this stock photography?
     

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    Heres pic of my setup: My Rebel XT would rest on that orange DVD there (That whole stack is to make it level) The Glasses/Rocks are sitting on a white napkin on top of a book. The Clamp Light is pointed to the side because if I point it at the glasses, it makes a reflection. It's not pretty but it works. (My tripod lost a piece to it).
     

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    I would just use a white background, seriously. The color gradient is too distracting, especially through clear glasses.
     
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    I'm not too keen on the rock, they don't add anything to the picture
     
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    Why? Everyone I've talk to has loved the rocks
     
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    Ok leave the rocks.
     
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    Well if you want to keep them you can...
     
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    hmm.. Either I'm not very good or you guys are like elite photographers here...
     
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    I like the light. The glasses seem to be in a weird position in that they are not that attractive. Stock photography is usually about sending a message or evoking a feeling. What message or feeling are you going for?

    Love & Bass
     
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    THANK YOU FOR SAYING WHAT YOU LIKE ABOUT THEM!!:hail::D


    Anyway..(I've gotten a lot of negative feedback). I was thinking the phrase 'Look at you glasses in a whole new light'.
     
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    Your phrase is a good start. Try some shots with the glasses in different positions and different camera angles.

    )'(
     

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