10 tips for preparing and selling photo prints

    | Photography Tips, Sell Your Work | 08/05/2012 07:00am
    Selling Photo Prints: Andrew Ray

    About 14 years ago, Andrew Ray owned a pet shop and had just taken up photography as a part-time hobby. However, in 2008 he became a full-time photographer, supplying his images as fine-art prints, cards and calendars to galleries and shops across the county, and selling direct at local events and through his website.

    So how exactly does a pet-shop owner become a successful fine-art photographer in the space of ten years? He shares his top ten tips for selling photo prints, and afterwards we’ll show you step-by-step how to prepare your own photos for print.

    How to be a Getty contributor

    | Photography Tips, Sell Your Work | 28/02/2012 12:37pm
    Getty contributors: how to be a Getty photographer

    Chances are you’ve seen an image by a Getty photographer – not just full stop, but today. In the last hour, even.

    So diverse and pervasive is the esteemed photo agency, that the growing band of Getty contributors casts a wide net all over the globe. Getty photographers cover every major world event, and even the ones that don’t make headlines. And the agency is increasingly relying on a network of landscape and wildlife photographers to fill its needs in other genres.

    We recently spoke to Anthony Parkin, Getty Images’ Director of Editorial Content, to find out how the agency finds new Getty contributors.

    Freelance photography tips: magazine publishing

    | Photography Tips, Sell Your Work | 16/08/2011 12:38pm
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    With 1000s of titles published every month, magazines are the most accessible market available to budding freelance photographers – here are our tips for success

    Freelance photography tips: selling to stock libraries

    | Photography Tips, Sell Your Work | 11/08/2011 15:26pm

    Stock photography – we don’t need to tell you it’s a competitive business. But we can tell you how to give yourself the best chance of successfully selling your pictures…

    How to sell photos: selling prints to the public

    | Photography Tips, Sell Your Work | 12/10/2010 16:18pm

    Quick photography tips: fine art landscape photographer Ed Collacott reveals the ins and outs of selling prints to the public to Ben Brain Selling your photos can be hugely satisfying. However, being able to shoot what you want to shoot and still make cash is, for most people, just a dream. Many photographers end up [...]