Gethin Coles

Lives in Australia Australia
Works as a Photographer Videographer
Joined on Jun 27, 2005

Gethin Coles' recent activity

  • thanks for the replies, folks. its Been helpful.  I think I've been supplying too much stuff! (which they probably love if they then go on to use them as stock). 40+ shots per shoot! So I'll reduce ...
  • actually i like the work! I just hate how big organizations use their weight to bully people. Not just in photography, but in all areas of business. I've worked for this enormous conglomerate ...
  • I'm getting about $280USD for a half day assignment, plus travel.  So no the pay is pretty poo (at least compared to other work i do. I'm not sure how it compares to freelance photojournalist rates). ...
  • I'm being sent out by a media agency to shoot a particular story this is why I was asking for advice from photojournalists.  They are then claiming worldwide perpetual rights to the images to do ...
  • Not to the extent they want. I dont go through each image and assign specific keywords (eg "picture of a man watering [insert specific variety of plant]")  They're expecting us to note details ...
  • I've just started doing a little work for an agency. The contributor agreement gives them the right to use the images as stock images: The Contributor appoints the Company as sole and exclusive ...
  • thanks for all the replies!  I think the end result was pretty good.  I asked my contact there if I needed to speak to someone higher up about extra pay for that day, and she came back with an ...
  • Thank you hotdog. I was hoping a real photojournalist would reply :)  Yep I dont like day rates, I dont even like fixed fee, but my main bread and butter shooting (real estate) demands it.  That's ...
  • Thanks Gato, sensible.  So c only enteres my head because of the position large companies have over self emplyed people generally and in this case photographers. It riles me that they dictate the ...
  • Created discussion thread magazine shoot: day rates and job spec
    Hypothetically speaking *cough* lets say you were offered a job shooting a thing, and the client has enough clout to tell *you* how you should get paid - and that is a half day rate. You look at ...
  • Yeah I spent an hour or.so researching and was coming round to the idea of keeping it.  I couldn't find an autofocus lens that fitted the bill.  The sigma 135 had slight nervous bokeh IMHO, ...
  • Created discussion thread replacement for DC 105 f2
    Hey folks, I love hate this lens.  it has such a gorgeous look for portraits, but no matter how much I AF fine tune my keeper rate is too low on my d800, the longitudinal abberation makes it ...
  • I just downloaded the raw files from the ISO invariance test and the DR test. , the iso invariance one is 1 stop under the other despite both claiming to be +6stops pushed.
    1.The DR shot is...

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