Think Recycle

Last Update: May 25, 2015

I am not usually one to borrow from the past, preferring to create something new. However, when revising my website theme, I placed a scrolling photography effect. My vision is to take some new photographs relevant to my niche to place there, and to invite readers to submit photos to be featured.

I really did not want to place a batch of canned photographs on my page for the time it will take to prepare the new photographs, so I went searching on my computer for old pictures. I have disks filled with photos, as well as stacks of prints from the past, but I did not have to look past a couple of folders. I found a few landscape photos that fit surprisingly well.

My lesson learned from this experience is not to overlook things we might have on hand to enhance our websites. Purchasing photos is not only expensive, these are often not exactly appropriate and do not have the freshness of individual work. Even mediocre digital photos can be dressed up to look perfectly decent on a website.

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BrenSt Premium
Sally may I have you URL? I would like to see it.
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sallen74 Premium
Www.coolteacherstuff.com
Btw, I am Sandy :)
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BrenSt Premium
Sandy I apologize for calling Sally.

Thank you for allowing me to see you site. I'm just on my way out the door to see a dermatologist, but will look at your site when I get home.
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Geoff-n-Jane Premium
Good info, Thank you.
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danbarth87 Premium
That is a great lesson to learn.....and to share!
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phoenix2 Premium
Absolutely! I always look at my own photos first.
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Kathy331 Premium
Yes I agree, I could probably make a living selling photos I have so many! My son is a keen photographer and I have all his backups, same with 3 daughters, always plenty to choose from most of the time. :)
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sallen74 Premium
Hmmm...Maybe you should sell your prints online. Another income avenue?
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Kathy331 Premium
Maybe at a later date, no time at the moment!
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