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^^^ prob isn't nice to be insulting to him either mate!...everyone is entitled to give an opinion - good or bad!

...on another note, didn't actually realise how old this thread originally was!! :shock: :D

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yeah me too ... sware i didnt resurrect it ;) was good though - i hadnt seen this story before :)

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richy5497 wrote in post #10908410external link
I read this post and have to reply...

Great post, really helpful insight on starting the route to pro. Probably the best post i have seen on here. It's also a really interesting story and i wish you all the very best for the future.

Karl, You are too young IMO to judge anything, you look about 12 in your website and why are you in so many of your pics? If you are a pro, then why was your exhibition a bit lame?

He never said he was a pro? You implied he was, but he said:
"here is my first 24 months in starting my business in becoming a Wedding photographer" and the post was called "So you want to be a pro Wedding Photographer? Here is my story on how I started." So not sure where you thought he said that? Nevertheless, that didn't stop you putting the boot in...

Karl, you are a miserable twat though and you might have "Made it" in fine art photography, but you need to find and read a post titled "So you want to be less of a COMPLETE TOOL? Here's my story on how i ALMOST cracked a feckin smile!"

BTW, i don't care what you think of my post, so don't bother :P

Can we please not get into this again. If we want to resurrect an old thread, great, lets do it to learn something. If we want to resurrect an old argument, lets close this thread and move on.

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Sorry, i was in a silly mood last night and was being "hilarious" to impress the missus.

Won't happen again :)

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CTP you are the man, i don't care what anyone says. I found some great info in there. One question though, did you find or can recommend any good books to read and learn more on how to build my own website? im clueless in this field...

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Just letting you know that your website doesnt work on IE9beta. yes i know its a beta.. just letting you know.

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You guys do realize how old this thread is right? :)

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tolyD wrote in post #11708491external link
CTP you are the man, i don't care what anyone says. I found some great info in there. One question though, did you find or can recommend any good books to read and learn more on how to build my own website? im clueless in this field...

Showit sites is the way to go if you are serious about doing this:

http://www.showitfast.​com/external link

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siddr20 wrote in post #11708895external link
Just letting you know that your website doesnt work on IE9beta. yes i know its a beta.. just letting you know.

A Beta build is tough for me to get digging into why it wont work as it will probably change. But also my site is through Showit and with the photog clients that they have, I find it hard to believe that when IE9 goes gold, they will not have a solution. So I am in a waiting pattern for the time being.

Thanks for the heads up though, because I hadnt noticed that bug yet.

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CTP wrote in post #11710480external link
Showit sites is the way to go if you are serious about doing this:

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i will check that out, thanks.

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ShowIt is one way to do things. I built my own website based on a wordpress template and lots of plugins. Check out my wellington wedding photographerexternal link website.

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awesome post. thanks for the info.

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tim wrote in post #11712758external link
ShowIt is one way to do things. I built my own website based on a wordpress template and lots of plugins. Check out my wellington wedding photographerexternal link website.

Love your website, the layout and all of your photos. Wish I could make one just like that. I will have to put your website on my wish list :D I will have to find someone to do it for me.

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what an entertaining thread.. thanks!

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tolyD wrote in post #11720177external link
Love your website, the layout and all of your photos. Wish I could make one just like that. I will have to put your website on my wish list :D I will have to find someone to do it for me.

I posted a thread about it here. It was pretty easy.

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