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A small independent store can't compete with a large warehouse in the middle of Kansas who orders their stuff when you order it, etc.
My retail store pays an insurance for Bio-Terrorism. I have nearly more horses then people in my county, yet it's a few thousand a year.
Julien, you've had to take back EVERYTHING you've said in this thread, b/c you keep making ignorant pompous comments. Stop generalizing and realize that there is more to photography than what YOU shoot. Tell me, what do YOU shoot, b/c I guarantee anything that YOU shoot, can be perfectly...
Thats the D1X sensor for ya I supposed. With those pic (since they didn't really matter for the shoot), all I did was basic curves, resize, and sharpen. No color boosting at all. I was really surprised as well when I pulled them off the card.
I did a photoshoot for some friends while other friends tagged along for company. I decided to break from the photoshoot for a min and take some photos of the bored friends to get them a little bit happier. This is Lindsey and Thad.
D1X / Sigma 30mm
D1X / Sigma 30mm
D1X / Nikon 70-210
The girlfriend and I decided to head to the zoo after going to her parents house the night before. I bought this lens specifically for this trip since my longest lens is an 85 f/2...not the most impressive Zoo lens! haha
The lens is massive and heavy, and the DOF is razor sharp. Also I had...
fun and ego for me. I've made very good money for it, but it's never been about that...hell I worked as a staff photographer for 6 month at the local paper for free. I had a second job that paid the bills, so I didn't mind it...loved it!