How to shoot and sell stock photography: 22 great tips from top pro Yuri Arcurs

Stock photography master Yuri Arcurs at work

With its near-limitless potential for subject matter, selling stock images is without a doubt a quick way to make money from your camera. 

But from the millions of images on Flickr’s Creative Commons site to the tens of thousands of daily uploads at more exclusive stock agencies, the global demand for low-cost imagery has made stock photography incredibly competitive. 

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