Simple stock photos to take at home!

By ccuddihy | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you find yourself feeling a little cooped up while spending time at home, here’s an easy way to create some new stock photos to pass the time – and maybe earn a little side-income, too. All you need is a table and a few props and voila — you’ve got a simple photo studio! […]

Stock photos to take at home right now

By ccuddihy | March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Well, everything is weird right now. But — the great news for us is that stock photos are still selling. It’s just that what’s selling is a little different than it was a month ago. For example, travel photos might not sell well over the next few months. Yep, I’ve seen a big dip in […]

Stuck inside? Here’s a fun thing to do…

By ccuddihy | March 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

I hope you’re doing alright and staying healthy in this strange time. If you’re cooped up inside and your travel plans are on hold for the time being (mine are – I was planning to go to Italy!) here’s something fun that could bring in a little income… Our friends at International Living magazine reached […]

He tripled his stock income in four months!

By ccuddihy | March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Supercharge Your Stock Portfolio By Jeff Kontur, Stock Photographer In September I took a good close look at my stock portfolio. After nearly five years doing stock photos and videos, it was the first time I had ever done that. Between photos and videos, I had a total of 895 assets listed for sale. Normally […]

Stock paid for her trip to Israel

By ccuddihy | March 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

My goal for 2020 is to build up my stock portfolio with Alamy. And I think you should, too. Alamy is a different kind of stock agency. You can read more about how it works here. As I mentioned a few weeks ago, with only a very small portfolio, I sold an image there for […]

My biggest stock photo sale

By ccuddihy | February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Woah! I sold a photo on Alamy for $700 last month. My cut: $280. That’s a lot more than the usual $.36-$2.50 from other agencies! It’s a super simple shot, too. Here’s what sold: As an Alamy contributor since last year, I’ve only made three sales there – for $700, $56, and $67. But, with […]

New Facebook group for members!

By ccuddihy | February 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
Breakfast Stock Club Facebook Group

Quick note today… If you’re a Breakfast Stock Club member, I’ve just started up a new, members-only Breakfast Stock Club Facebook group for you here. As a reader, you can always see what’s new on the official Breakfast Stock Club page, but now members have a designated place to share successes and ideas related to […]

One of the biggest trends to photograph in 2020

By ccuddihy | February 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

“True Blue” is the subject of this month’s BSC Challenge… which is convenient, because blue also happens to be the Pantone Color of the year. … though they call it “Classic Blue.” Since this hue will likely dominate the worlds of fashion, design, and advertising in the year ahead, now is the perfect time to […]

Try this cool camera trick!

By ccuddihy | February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

For the Breakfast Stock Club Challenge “Let’s Play,” I decided to take my camera out and play with a new technique, called “double exposure.” Here’s the result, which I showed you last week: I wasn’t going to submit this photo to my agencies. I thought it was too “experimental.” But it’s become one of my […]

A $400 Stock Photo Experiment

By ccuddihy | January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

“We found a stock photo of yours…” The note came out of nowhere. There I was, seeking jaguars deep in the jungles of Brazil, when the University of Vienna emailed with a special request… They had found this stock photo I took five years ago: … and wanted me to recreate the “green branches” effect […]