The legendary photography training guru Scott Kelby tell us his most prized tips for growing and engaging with a community of followers of your work.
With stock photography plummeting in value and every hobbyist owning a full frame camera, is it still possible to earn a living from landscape photography?
Sometimes it’s the little ideas that set you apart. An imaginative mind can make up for a small start-up budget, and thinking outside the box can give you opportunities that even the most successful competitor would never have thought about. In their latest guest blog post, the photo management and Canon Project1709 experts at Photoventure present five simple money-making ideas to get you started.
The life of famous landscape photographers can appear to be a glamorous mix of travelling to distant exotic photo locations, taking a few photos in glorious golden light, selling them onto international clients for a fortune before deciding where to travel to next!
The reality is very different. But that doesn’t mean you can’t start living the dream now and selling a few of your best pics to magazines, publishers, calendar companies and more. They might even help you pay for your next lens!
This week, in our final instalment of the series, we speak to photographer John Durrant, who turns a profit from photographing property. Via his Property Photographer website, John shoots houses and buildings on behalf of estate agents.
We spoke to John about how approaches these firms, how much he charges and how much you can expect to earn.
So far in our series on how to make money from photography we’ve told you how to submit to stock photo agencies, run a workshop and even teach a night class on photography. In our penultimate installment we suggest a new idea for making cash from your holidays.
Teaching an evening class won’t get you out of your day job, but it’s a great way make money from photography, sharing your experience with like-minded people and perhaps even learning something from them too.
However, before you can start you need to do a bit of homework yourself.
Last week, in the first installment of our new series on the many ways to make money from photography, we told you about how to sell your photos online via stock photo agencies. This week we’ll leave the internet behind and look at one of the more traditional ways of making money from photography: running a workshop.
If you’ve been shooting for a few years, there’s every chance your hard drive is bursting with images of far-flung destinations, local landscapes or the flowers in your back garden. Regardless of the subject, all of your shots have one thing in common – they’ve got the potential to be transformed from pixels into money in the bank.
Find out how to get your photos published in magazines. In this post we’ll take you through the best way to get your photos published in magazines. We’ll tell you how to make the right approach, offer tips to improve your chances, identify some common mistakes and, finally, answer the all-important question of ‘what will I be paid’?