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gimmeadeal19

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Money for something
« on: August 19, 2013, 12:53:05 AM »
I take a great deal of pictures at my Kids' sporting and school events. Many parents ask me to try and take some shots of their children. I had an idea of posting these event photos on a website much like the companies do in various running races (5k, 10k, marathon, etc.) and earn some money for my gear. What's the best site to accomplish this task?  Or would be better to pay someone to develop a website for me?

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Money for something
« on: August 19, 2013, 12:53:05 AM »

brett b

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Re: Money for something
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2013, 01:37:51 AM »
I take a great deal of pictures at my Kids' sporting and school events. Many parents ask me to try and take some shots of their children. I had an idea of posting these event photos on a website much like the companies do in various running races (5k, 10k, marathon, etc.) and earn some money for my gear. What's the best site to accomplish this task?  Or would be better to pay someone to develop a website for me?

Take a look at SmugMug.

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Re: Money for something
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2013, 11:27:02 AM »
SmugMug or ZenFolio.
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Re: Money for something
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2013, 12:54:10 PM »
SmugMug or ZenFolio.

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I post images on my SmugMug site, but I give them away, I'm in it for fun.

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Re: Money for something
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2013, 01:57:22 PM »
SmugMug or ZenFolio.

+1
 
I post images on my SmugMug site, but I give them away, I'm in it for fun.
I use SmugMug, I have not issue recommending it.   :D
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Re: Money for something
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2013, 03:16:20 PM »
Ah shucks -- I thought this was a Dire Straits discussion about Money for Nothing and Chicks for free ...

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Re: Money for something
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2013, 03:28:05 PM »
Instead it's a money for nothing and pics for free thread.

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Re: Money for something
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2013, 03:28:05 PM »

gimmeadeal19

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Re: Money for something
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2013, 06:52:17 AM »
Thanks for the suggestions.

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Re: Money for something
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2013, 08:02:16 AM »
Also have a look at Photoshelter for comparison.
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Re: Money for something
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2013, 08:20:24 AM »
I use viewbook. It's pretty sleek.

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Re: Money for something
« Reply #10 on: August 20, 2013, 08:56:21 AM »
I have used www.morephotos.com for years. works well.
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Re: Money for something
« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2013, 08:59:23 AM »
If you need a gallery site, try 4ormat. Very nice and lots of templates. You can get the site up and running in minutes.
My site uses 4ormat.

http://muddycreekstudios.4ormat.com/
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Re: Money for something
« Reply #12 on: August 20, 2013, 09:33:14 AM »
Been looking at providers for the same reason myself.  Smugmug looks like exactly what I want,  problem is the name. Doesn't sound professional to me, more like a kiddie site or something!


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Re: Money for something
« Reply #12 on: August 20, 2013, 09:33:14 AM »

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Re: Money for something
« Reply #13 on: August 20, 2013, 11:20:58 AM »
Been looking at providers for the same reason myself.  Smugmug looks like exactly what I want,  problem is the name. Doesn't sound professional to me, more like a kiddie site or something!
Just get yourself a domain name - as easy as that. Just like the rest of the pros on smugmug  :P
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Re: Money for something
« Reply #13 on: August 20, 2013, 11:20:58 AM »