[simpits-chat] OT, but curious
Thu, 10 Apr 2008 00:17:54 -0500
Hey, that site looks interesting, I might actually have an excuse to do
"traditional" graphics now instead of always making art that does
something (ie, simulator graphics). :)
Your pics look good, hard to tell a lot from the small size of course.
Yeow, kinda pricey aren't they? :) What kinda gear you use? Common
consumer camera, or fancy pro rig?
Sorry if this comes as HTML, how do you set it to plain text in Mozilla
Brian Sikkema wrote:
> Hey Guys,
> A really OT thing for ya here, but I'm looking for some general
> feedback on something and I figure hey, they may not be entirely sane,
> and I wouldn't trust them with any of my valuables, but the simpits
> guys generally speak their mind without any reservations! ;) And if
> there's one thing they love, it's giving feedback!
> So anyway, here's the deal. I've been into photography for a while
> now, although I've never had the time to put into it that I'd like.
> Well we've got an art festival coming up here at Tech, and I'm
> submitting some of my pictures. And then today I was poking around on
> the Sherman tank site again (I'm sorry, that thing is just TOO cool)
> and I see he's selling plans through a site called Lulu.com. It's a
> service that lets authors and photographers sell their work, and best
> of all it's free, Lulu takes some of the profit (not too much,
> actually) when you sell something, but other than that there's no
> cost. So if you don't sell anything, its a bummer, but you're not out
> anything. And seeing as you're not paying for 10,000 copies up front
> and everything is print-on-demand, its really nice for little guys
> like me.
> Anyway, long story short, I've set up some of my pictures at
> http://www.lulu.com/BrianSikkema, I think I've got 11 up there right
> now, and I'm wondering what y'all think. And no, the picture of the
> striking guy in the tux isn't for sale! (And if you think that's
> something, you should see the girl that got cropped out of the photo!
> Yowza!! I wanted to leave her in, but hey, it's my bio, not hers ;).
> So anyway, if you could drop by and tell me how much I suck, I'd
> appreciate it. I mean, I can bash myself just fine, but its so much
> more fun with ammo borrowed from friends! ;)