While I don't claim to be a professional photographer, I've gotten an
increasing number of requests from folks who want to buy prints of the
I just enjoy taking pictures ... and there
are plenty of professional photographers who would be happy to take your
money for their pictures. But if you really want one of mine,
I'll sell them at the marketplace rates for prints which seems to be about:
$50 - 8x10
$100 - 12x18
$200 - 20x30
(printed glossy borderless and includes US shipping - no framing)
Yep, that's not cheap ... but I don't want to undercut those folks who
try to making a living with their pictures and I'm not really interested
in dealing with the hassles of selling prints!
Plus the equipment isn't cheap and I spend a ton of time
taking the pictures and then processing 'em with Photoshop, etc.
Please contact me if you want
one-time publication rights in traditional and/or online media.
Some people have asked for the high-res originals, but photographers
rarely release these unless it's major $$$.
Email "Mr.Grass" @ domainname.
For those interested, these pictures were taken with a
Canon 40D DSLR. I mostly used a 10-22 lens because it was
quite a challenge taking pictures with the overhanging roof eve.
I also have a number of other lens and
phtography tools/gadgets that only gear-heads like myself would
be interested in - in summary, it's pretty decent equipment and I've fiddled
enough with it than I can usually get some good pictures.
These will look darn good (even for very large enlargements)
and you'll have super-size Finch Chicks! ;-)
In case you are wondering, I would typically only take pictures
once/day. I would first check via the live birdcam that the parents weren't around - BTW, those webcam images are barely
printable at 4x6. I would then quickly grab a ladder, climb up,
shoot the pictures, and then leave. Given that this nest is next to our
garage and saw us coming and going all the time, I think they were
pretty used to us.