Posted on 08 January 2012.
If you have been into photography for any length of time, you will probably have heard of Stock Photography. This is where the owner of an image licenses the use of that image to a particular individual for a specific purpose or reason. For instance, a web developer might need a specific kind of picture for a blog post (like this one). To avoid the risk of copyright infringement by taking one off the Web, the webmaster can decide to purchase an image that he can utilize it legitimately.
Getting signed up as a photographer for one of these stock agencies is really hard as they have the reputation of being extremely picky about who they will accept. That’s the bad news. The good news is that in the last 5 years a new type of stock photo agency has been born – Microstock!…
Posted on 07 January 2012.
If you think it’s easy to sell digital photos online, you’re mistaken. For ever person you can name who’s succeeded selling images online, I can show you ten more similar to him/her that don’t make anything. They could even be taking the same style of images. The distinction between them is that the person who does make money has put the time effort into his/her photo company.
So ask yourself, do you have what it requires to be successful offering your digital photos online? If you said yes, then you must be dedicated in this objective to succeed. Go back and read that sentence once again. That’s the most essential fact about earning money through digital photography. You should put in the necessary time and you need to remain passionate about exactly what you’re doing because that passion, or lack of it, will come out in your photos.…
Posted on 08 December 2011.
If you are an avid photographer, you will probably have taken thousands of photos and have a hard drive filled with digital scenes. If you are anything like me, you are always keen to show off your work and have others enjoy your favorite shots. Producing prints from your best shots and sharing these with friends and family is one way to do this but another, possibly more fun way is to have them turned into Jigsaw Puzzles.
In the last few years, the technology has become available for one off custom manufactured Jigsaw Puzzles from Photos provides by you. These have proven to be popular gifts for Christmas, Birthdays and Anniversaries. While a similar service has been available for many years, the puzzle sizes and number of pieces has dramatically increased and the quality has improved a lot.
If you are looking for a fun way to use your photos to produce high quality gifts for friends and family, then check out sites like http://www.puzzleperfect.com.…
Posted on 08 August 2011.
Pictures capture time with perfect clarity. They are the closest point we have to a time device.
Advertisers and marketers understand that the correct photos can create a bond with the consumer and can make them feel much more confident about getting whatever they happen to be marketing.
It is essential to think of yourself as the client. Consider the industry he or she is in. Think of the type of images they will need for their business. Understanding your clients’ needs is the primary step towards producing the style and quality of shots that they’re willing to pay cash for.
Who requires images? The list is long and wide – in fact anyone involved in producing a product, selling a product or service or publishing content needs images. Internet developers need them for the sites they make for their customers from blogs to eCommerce product shots.…
Posted on 07 July 2011.
Because you have 2 passions in life, you’re reading this. Firstly you love taking pictures and probably carry your camera everywhere with you waiting for a possibility to snap a candid shot that speaks louder than words. That’s the art of photography and, if you’re still reading this, you have a passion for that art.
But then there’s your passion for cash. Nothing wrong with that – it’s good to be inspired by money. It’s what makes the world go ’round? Or is that love? Point is, cash might not bring eternal happiness, but it sure makes life a lot much easier to get with. And anyone understands that the best means to make money is to take exactly what you love and turn it into a company. Well, congratulations. You have actually taken the first step to earning money doing exactly what you enjoy: Taking digital pictures.…
Posted on 05 April 2011.
Photography can be a great pastime however it is also a great source of generating extra income for yourself. If you like taking photos and you’re always snapping off images anyway, why not try making a little additional money from it to help fund your hobby? Not only is an additional source of income very nice, it can also be exceptionally gratifying to know somebody wants to pay for the images you’ve put so much effort into taking.
Selling your images online can be an easy method to put your digital photography efforts out there. You could not make much per photo, however if you’re taking heaps of photos anyways, publishing them to a micro stock site and selling bigger amounts can bring in quite a bit of money gradually. You may even choose to establish your very own stock photo website and offer them separately or with a particular number of images per pack.…