Here's the totals as of 8/31:
Bringing my total accumulated earnings to $108.96.
What do I need to make to break even?
Since the first phase of my microstock experience will be an attempt to repay the cost of my gear, I had to figure out what that cost was. Over the past year or so, I got more and more interested in improving my photography, and also in improving my photography gear. Savings and monthly "spending money" gave way to better glass and lighting equipment. In the end, here's the approximate damage:
I admit I was a bit surprised by the total, but it's good to know where I'm at. Here it is graphically:
Looks like I'd better get shooting!