Selling photographs as NFTs: a pro travel photographer gives his top tips

NFT from Wanderlust series by Marco Bottigelli
During the pandemic, Marco Bottigelli looked at ways to make his photographs more unique combining different images to create fantasy scenes he could market as NFTs. This piece entitled Oriental Escape sold on Foundation for 3ETH ($9,848) (Image credit: Marco Bottigelli)

''Photography still occupies a small niche in the NFT market space. In situations such as this, you must decide whether to remain a spectator waiting for the interest to increase, or invest your time and resources on being a pioneer of a movement. Thanks to the excess of free time resulting from the travel restrictions due to the pandemic, I decided to go for the latter. 

Foundation  (Image credit: Marco Bottigelli)

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Marco Bottigelli

Marco Bottigelli is an acclaimed travel photographer and leader of international photography workshops spending his working life photographing some of the most beautiful locations in the World. With over ten years in the field, he finally turned a part-time job into a full-time travel photographer freelance career in 2015, focusing exclusively on producing high-end commercial travel images and accompanying customers across nearly every continent to experience the beauty and the challenging of the travel and landscape photography. He is the co-owner of, a Premium Travel Photo Agency based in Italy. Since 2021, he has been successfully selling his photographs as NFTs.