Breakfast Stock Club Articles
And now… something totally different!
Have you ever wondered if black and white photos can sell as stock? Color images obviously dominate stock photography collections, however, sometimes a striking black and white can be just the ticket. Let’s take a look at a few of the best-selling black and white photos on iStock and see what makes them so successful. […]
A different approach to stock photography
For stock photography, the rule of thumb is that if there are people in the shot, you need a model release. But what if you don’t have a release and for whatever reason it’s not practical to get one? Although model (and property) releases are always required for commercial stock photography, there is another option… […]
A little gear goes a long way
One of the beauties of stock photography is that you don’t need a bunch of special equipment to get started. Any camera that you have will be just fine, even if it’s just a cell phone! That said, as you begin to take more photos, there are a few pieces of gear that can make […]
The photo technique that changes everything.
How are you doing these days? No matter how you look at it, the world is pretty weird right now. We’re all kind of “stuck” in one way or another. But I hope you’re not letting it hold you back. One of the most powerful techniques in photography is finding a unique or unexpected point […]
Got stock photo questions?
When you’re just getting started with stock photography, you’ll inevitably run up against a ton of questions. That’s totally normal, of course! Every week here at Breakfast Stock Club, we try to deliver friendly, simple tips to get you going in the right direction… and since we’ve been at it for nearly 10 years, we’ve […]
Next time you go somewhere pretty, try this!
Anything you can do to help your stock photos stand out to a buyer is a good thing. Photographing panoramas is a great way to do this! By panorama I mean taking multiple photos and stitching them together to create a long, skinny image. It’s actually pretty simple to do using editing software like Adobe […]
Recent Video Reviews
Video Review: Photo Challenge #116
This month Shelly Perry reviews submissions based on stockworthy and saleable images featuring the activities of working and schooling from home.