Tired of your stock photography endeavours going to waste? Start making some money from your photography; use these stock photography tips to start setting up your shoots and editing photos in a more commercially minded way.
Photo exhibitions are a great way to sell your photos and raise your profile as a photographer at the same time. These tips from professional photographers will help get you started for launching your first photo exhibition.
As one improves as a photographer, you might find yourself asking less about photography tips and techniques and instead how to make money from photography. One popular method is to sell photos online via one of the numerous microstock libraries.
In our post we’ll show you how to prepare and edit your pictures so that when you go to sell photos online through a microstock library you stand the best chance of making money.
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.
In a recent post we looked at how much to charge for wedding photos when wedding photographers are just starting out in the business. In this post we’ll investigate how to plan your wedding photography shoots from the very beginning. We’ll look at how to make contact with potential clients, how to secure bookings all the way up to tips you might not have thought of that will leave you extra prepared on the day.
Selling your pictures to an agency isn’t as simple as uploading them and then sitting back waiting for the money to roll in. However, if you plan your approach carefully – and if your shots are good enough – then it’s possible to generate some useful cash through one of the many stock photo agencies online.