Jawed
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Starting A Travel Photography Website

Wed May 04, 2011 5:27 am

Hi everyone, I have been a member of and contributor to airliners.net for quite some time. As a photographer I also have an itch for travel photography. I have launched a website for discovering travel photography from around the world. Let me know how you guys like it, and upload a few pictures if you'd like:

http://www.fotons.com/
 
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Wed May 04, 2011 7:30 pm

Cool website dude. I tried posting a note there, but it required login and signup, etc.
But here it is : Nice work. keep it up!. Cheers.
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Wed May 04, 2011 8:51 pm

You have gathered a great variey of pictures! Congrats, it's a real pleasure to browse your website. Keep it up!
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Wed May 04, 2011 11:33 pm

I like how I can see the exif data for the pictures. Nice Site!
 
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Thu May 05, 2011 3:09 am

Very cool site! I added some pics.
 
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Thu May 05, 2011 3:32 am

Superb site! There are some great images there.

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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Thu May 05, 2011 3:33 am

Loads easily even on a 3G connection. Would be nice to have a what's new feature, sort of like YouTube.  
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Thu May 05, 2011 4:02 am

I liked the content. Keep up the good work. You should also consider developing app for smart phones after. There are lot of travel apps getting popular. (ex. Arounder HD)
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Jawed
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Thu May 05, 2011 2:52 pm

Thanks for the feedback everyone, I appreciate it. And AF340, I am really impressed with your photography. (http://world.fotons.com/user/leasider/).
 
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Fri May 06, 2011 3:44 am

Quoting jawed (Reply 8):
And AF340, I am really impressed with your photography. (http://world.fotons.com/user/leasider/).

Well thank you very much! I must say I really do like the site - simple yet sleek.
 
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Sat May 07, 2011 6:02 pm

Very nice travel photography website. Did you build it yourself from scratch or use a (commercial) template?

[Edited 2011-05-07 11:30:43]
 
vandenheuvel
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Sat May 07, 2011 6:28 pm

This is a great website. I'm impressed with the fast loading times and the high quality and variety of the photos.

Keep up the good work. I enjoy browsing your website.

Edit: I'm already uploading some photos.

[Edited 2011-05-07 11:45:07]
 
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Tue May 10, 2011 12:56 pm

Wow. There are some amazing shots here. Very nice!

In case you are looking to make your site an income earner:

An acquaintance friend of mine is a successful professional outdoors photographer.... On his blog he has an entry from April 26th that you might find useful.

Anybody who intends to sell their photos might find it useful, actually.
Scroll to April 25th.
 
Jawed
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Sun May 15, 2011 7:13 pm

Thanks, do you guys have any suggestions for what would make the site more interactive -- for example, what would make you come back often, vote on pictures, and upload new ones?
 
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Sun May 15, 2011 9:25 pm

Good job, maybe I'll post a few pics aswell.
I do have a point of critique however; I find it a bit hard to browse the site, mainly due to menu's overlapping each other. I posted a pic below to illustrate what I mean (look at the lower left corner).

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2073152/travelpic.jpg
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Jawed
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RE: Starting A Travel Photography Website

Mon May 16, 2011 10:16 pm

Got it, thanks. Are you using a laptop?

Quoting airkas1 (Reply 14):
Good job, maybe I'll post a few pics aswell.
I do have a point of critique however; I find it a bit hard to browse the site, mainly due to menu's overlapping each other. I posted a pic below to illustrate what I mean (look at the lower left corner).

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