When you’re thinking up things to photograph for stock, there are really two ways to go about it: 1. Go trendy. Keep track of trends and news items and photograph what’s current and “newsworthy.” For example, right now, anything involving masks, working from home, health, and social distancing is going to be a great topic. […]
Stock agencies love to tell new contributors NOT to send in flower photos. And I get it. Everyone takes photos of flowers because they’re pretty. But just because a flower is pretty… doesn’t mean that your photo of it is a saleable image. So stock agency inspectors are left rejecting thousands of quick snapshots of […]
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 […]
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 […]
take a look at some of last year’s best-selling photographs from Breakfast Stock Club readers, and what see we can learn from them to make sure we’re taking photos we can sell this year.
Breakfast Stock Club Reader Survey Results – Here’s how it all shook out with your input
Stock Streamlining, Step #4: Figure out what’s selling – Once you’ve started building up a portfolio of accepted images, you’ll want to keep an eye on what’s selling best so that you know what to shoot and submit moving forward.
Here’s a look at stock photography trends for 2019. Stock photography trends for 2019 will be heavy on bright and bold colors and images.
The holiday month ahead is a wonderful time for stock photography. For inspiration, let’s take a look at some holiday-themed images that are strong sellers on stock agencies
Follow this easy trick for taking realistic photos of people and you’ll easily increase your stock photography earning potential.