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Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« on: November 17, 2013, 10:39:51 PM »
My rental 300mm f2.8 IS II arrived yesterday.

I went to local high shool this morning to test out the lens - photograph "little soccer league". I took over 500 photos. The coach asked to see the photos and I showed him my pictures. He offered to pay for all 500 photos for $350(about 1hr of fun for me). I took the offer and gave him all JPEGs. I promised to edit some raws and will give him some later.

Should I change my carreer ::)

I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE I GOT !!!PAID!!! FOR THAT. I guess, I'm a "PRO" now ;D ;D ;D
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Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« on: November 17, 2013, 10:39:51 PM »

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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2013, 12:02:30 AM »
Pleased for you  - well done :) it could be nice little pocket money earner for you.

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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2013, 12:06:18 AM »
congratz  ;D

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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2013, 09:01:59 AM »
Pleased for you  - well done :) it could be nice little pocket money earner for you.

Thanks Menace,

I got my eyes on this Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II for while. I tried couple times at local camera, but not long enough to see the REAL performance. I decided to rent it before spending $6700 on it....It looks like I got FREE rental there :)

If I can repeat that x20 times ::)... :o... ;D
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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2013, 09:03:07 AM »
congratz  ;D

Thanks duydaniel,

Totally didn't expect that.
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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2013, 09:21:14 AM »
My rental 300mm f2.8 IS II arrived yesterday.

I went to local high shool this morning to test out the lens - photograph "little soccer league". I took over 500 photos. The coach asked to see the photos and I showed him my pictures. He offered to pay for all 500 photos for $350(about 1hr of fun for me). I took the offer and gave him all JPEGs. I promised to edit some raws and will give him some later.

Should I change my carreer ::)

I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE I GOT !!!PAID!!! FOR THAT. I guess, I'm a "PRO" now ;D ;D ;D

Great Job, =  YOU ARE THE  PRO " , Dear Mr. Dylan777
The Best  job in this world = The Thing that we love to do + get Paid too + Smiling face and Proud of our self.   
For me = I will tell my wife = Honey, May I use our money $ 6000 US Dollars  Plus , I will use the money that I just get Pay to buy the Big L Lens ??
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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2013, 09:40:12 AM »
My rental 300mm f2.8 IS II arrived yesterday.

I went to local high shool this morning to test out the lens - photograph "little soccer league". I took over 500 photos. The coach asked to see the photos and I showed him my pictures. He offered to pay for all 500 photos for $350(about 1hr of fun for me). I took the offer and gave him all JPEGs. I promised to edit some raws and will give him some later.

Should I change my carreer ::)

I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE I GOT !!!PAID!!! FOR THAT. I guess, I'm a "PRO" now ;D ;D ;D

Great Job, =  YOU ARE THE  PRO " , Dear Mr. Dylan777
The Best  job in this world = The Thing that we love to do + get Paid too + Smiling face and Proud of our self.   
For me = I will tell my wife = Honey, May I use our money $ 6000 US Dollars  Plus , I will use the money that I just get Pay to buy the Big L Lens ??
Surapon

Thanks surapon,
Photography is fun, only when it  not the "JOB"

However, I'll take your advice and bring that up to the wife ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
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« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2013, 09:54:39 AM »
Dylan777,
Sometimes life IS sweet!
Hope they'll contract you in the future.  In the meantime, start looking for other paid events.
You may even go for the 200-400 f/4! 8)
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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2013, 10:04:56 AM »
Dylan777,
Sometimes life IS sweet!
Hope they'll contract you in the future.  In the meantime, start looking for other paid events.
You may even go for the 200-400 f/4! 8)
-r

As I'm packing the lens this morning, return the lens back to rental. I heart said "cancel the Sony A7 + Zeiss 55mm and use that money to Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II"
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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2013, 11:32:41 AM »
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You know how those big Canon lenses are. That happens to me every time I rent one. People just keep throwing money at me!

Seriously, good for you!

One question, do you have the money yet?

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« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2013, 11:51:00 AM »
Best of both worlds - fun and money ;D

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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #11 on: November 18, 2013, 11:54:11 AM »
My rental 300mm f2.8 IS II arrived yesterday.

I went to local high shool this morning to test out the lens - photograph "little soccer league". I took over 500 photos. The coach asked to see the photos and I showed him my pictures. He offered to pay for all 500 photos for $350(about 1hr of fun for me). I took the offer and gave him all JPEGs. I promised to edit some raws and will give him some later.

Should I change my carreer ::)

I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE I GOT !!!PAID!!! FOR THAT. I guess, I'm a "PRO" now ;D ;D ;D

Congrats :) It sure feels good!
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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
« Reply #12 on: November 18, 2013, 11:56:28 AM »
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You know how those big Canon lenses are. That happens to me every time I rent one. People just keep throwing money at me!

Seriously, good for you!

One question, do you have the money yet?
Yes. ...received cash at the field.  He will use my photos to post on his site.
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« Reply #13 on: November 18, 2013, 12:03:42 PM »
Best of both worlds - fun and money ;D
+1...free rental for me
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« Reply #14 on: November 18, 2013, 12:04:21 PM »
My rental 300mm f2.8 IS II arrived yesterday.

I went to local high shool this morning to test out the lens - photograph "little soccer league". I took over 500 photos. The coach asked to see the photos and I showed him my pictures. He offered to pay for all 500 photos for $350(about 1hr of fun for me). I took the offer and gave him all JPEGs. I promised to edit some raws and will give him some later.

Should I change my carreer ::)

I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE I GOT !!!PAID!!! FOR THAT. I guess, I'm a "PRO" now ;D ;D ;D

Congrats :) It sure feels good!
Thanks
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Re: Got paid $350 for doing what I LOVE - photography
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