If your goal is to make money shooting photos for stock but you don’t have a lot of spare time, shoot your hobbies. Take some time each day to figure out how to photograph what is on your hobby list.
You may have heard about HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography. Some argue that HDR goes too far. But when you do it well, you can come up with a photo that sells.
When starting out in stock photography, never ever give up after a first rejection. Set goals and keep trying. Eventually you will sell.
Upload seasonal stock photos two to four months before the season hits. If you’re prepared with images that designers are looking for by the time sales pick up in the fall and winter, you’ll be off to a great start.
Professional photographer, Andrea Gingrich loves her job. Find out how she stays motivated during times of burn-out and what you can do to get started in sell stock photography.
Macro photography is great for stock. When shooting macro photography there are some great techniques to learn without using a macro lens. When you start thinking about stock concepts you’ll find them everywhere in macro photography.
It takes time to practice shooting and making your images stock-worthy and saleable. There’s a stock photo agency out there that won’t reject your images. Now there’s really no excuse not to get started.
Read about three common issues with photographs that might get them rejected from a stock agency. Sometimes the smallest change to an image can make all the difference in whether it will sell or not.
See different examples of photographs that sell to stock agencies. Find out what these photographs did right when shooting.
There are specific ways to make you photos even more salable as stock. When photographing people use these tips to increase your stock sales.