What are NFTs – and can photographers make money by selling them?

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Over the past few months, you may well ahve heard the term NFT mentioned in the news or by your photographer friends. If you've been wondering what on earth an NFT is, how it's related to photography and whether you should start rifling through your hard drives to make a quick buck, we're going to answer all of your questions here.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.