Upload & Sell: Off
in a similar way... ten years ago if someone had told me that I could possibly have sexy shots of brides getting ready... that bridesmaids weould be going in and out of their bras in front of me... I would have thought "OH MAN!!! My own private collection! Whooo-Hooo!!!!" ... and as lame as that sounds the reality is that on a couple of occasions when a bridesmaid literally took her bra off in front of me the first words out of my mouth were "uh... straight, guy photographer in front of you, with camera, cover up :P" and the...Show more →
When I was a kid, my best friends dad owned a hour hour photo place. His parents weren't around very much, which left lots of time for us kids to get into trouble...one day we were digging around their basement in a bunch of stuff we probably should have been in, when we found...well, lets just say not everyone has the same moral take Alessandro does on keeping a "collection" . This was back in the mid-1980s, and I think it didn't even occur to most people back then that someone actually had to handle those prints...it was just a kind of magic--you drop off a roll of film, back come your pictures in that handy envelope. We put the stuff back, and as far as I know his dad never knew we got into it. True story.
Today anything that won't get delivered gets tossed...there's no real reason to keep it if they wouldn't want it. I just get rid of them during the initial culling. Not that I get many like that anyway. Never occurred to me that shooting low might be seen that way either...I shoot a lot of low (kneeling) angles, and I guess at that height there isn't much chance of catching anything out of sorts anyway.