Basic photo editing can make a big difference

Basic photo editing can make a big difference

It's difficult to capture any subject with your camera exactly the way it appears in real life. That's where basic photo editing comes in…and helps sell photos.

The three best free photo editing programs

Photoshop and Lightroom have their uses, but you can make your photos pop (and sell) by using one of these free photo editing programs...

This One Habit Could Make or Break Your Photo Success

This One Habit Could Make or Break Your Photo Success

Check out how Breakfast Stock Club Premium member Theresa St. John is having so much success. All because of the power of asking.

Quick fixes for snapshots

Quick fixes for snapshots

Yesterday, a family friend asked me to “work my magic” on a couple of photos that she took with a point-and-shoot. She wants to print and frame them as a gift to her parents. Since she’s a great friend and a headshot client, of course I said yes! (Besides, playing in Lightroom is fun.) Here’s […]

How to Keep Track of Your Stock Photos

How do you keep track of your stock photos? Photographer Bonnie Caton tells about a few systems you could try.

Photo Motivation for a Rainy Day

Dear Reader, One of my goals this year is to upload 10 new photos to my stock agencies each month. But I haven't felt inspired to shoot this week. It's raining. And even though spring flowers are popping up everywhere, I seem to be glued to the couch. So I gave myself a little challenge: […]

This year, PLAN to achieve goals

Success can only happen when we plan to achieve goals. Here's what you can do to make more money from your photography this year.

Valentine photos and anti-valentine photos: what to shoot for stock

Valentine photos and anti-valentine photos: what to shoot for stock

Valentine photos aren't always what you'd expect. Check out these Valentine and Anti-Valentine examples that work well as stock...

My #1 stock photography rule: shoot what you love

My #1 stock photography rule: shoot what you love

To get the most out of micro stock sites (and start getting checks), follow this stock photography rule in 2014: shoot what you love.

Sell photos of chocolate to stock agencies

Sell photos of chocolate to stock agencies

There are plenty of opportunities to sell photos of chocolate throughout the year -- Valentines, Christmas, Easter. This simple stock photo keeps on selling...

Use your still photos to create photo videos

Use your still photos to create photo videos

Didn't take videos on your last trip? Don't worry, you can actually create "photo videos" by using your still photos. Bonnie explains how...

How to get free accommodations with your travel video

How to get free accommodations with your travel video

You can get free accommodations (and lots more perks) on your travels when you know a few simple things about shooting video on your camera or Smartphone.

Use this selective color Lightroom trick to make your photos pop

Use this selective color Lightroom trick to make your photos pop

What’s wrong with this picture? I wanted the subject of the photo to be the golden Buddha statue. But, while the colorful lanterns are pretty, they distract the viewer’s eye away from it. So I decided to try a powerful photo editing trick called selective color. This trick can easily be overdone, and should be […]

Ten Holiday Photos that Sell

Ten Holiday Photos that Sell

To help focus your holiday photos -- and earn some extra spending money this season -- focus on these top three elements to help your sales...

Ten Holiday Photography Do’s and Don’ts

Ten Holiday Photography Do’s and Don’ts

Photo buyers are going crazy picking photos for the holiday season right now. Follow these holiday photography Do’s and Don’ts to put a little extra income in your pocket

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