Ugh! This photo makes me cringe...

→ Sign up here to get Breakfast Stock Club issues in your in-box once a week! This photo makes me smile and cringe at the same time: I took it years ago, while backpacking through Patagonia on a perfect day. The weather was ideal. My composition was right on. My companion was patient. And I had […]

Stock Photo Kick-Start Guide: Part 3

→ Sign up here to get Breakfast Stock Club issues in your in-box once a week! With stock photography, as with many things in life, getting started is the hardest part. If you're still stuck at the starting gate, check out the Kick-in-the-Pants Guides I've sent you over the past two weeks, here: Kick-in-The-Pants Guide Part […]

Stock Photo Kick-Start Guide: Part 2

Stock Photo Kick-Start Guide: Part 2

→ Sign up here to get Breakfast Stock Club issues in your in-box once a week! This was my best-selling stock photo... Until I took a better one. Now this similar shot is quickly climbing in the ranks to become Number One: Last week, I sent you a Kick-Start Guide to getting your first photos accepted […]

Kick in the Pants Guide: Part 1

→ Sign up here to get Breakfast Stock Club issues in your in-box once a week! Fall is prime time for stock photo sales. Companies are preparing for the winter holidays, and stock photo buyers are looking for fresh content. I've already seen a small bump in my sales. If you want to turn your […]

Why I decided to become a professional photographer

Why I decided to become a professional photographer

When you become a professional photographer, the rewards (beyond the income) may surprise you -- the fun, the freedom, the connection with others...

My photography income this year

My photography income this year

Once you get started, you don't have to stick to one field--editorial, fine art, stock, weddings, etc. Your photography income can come from many fields.

Top five things successful people do

Top five things successful people do

Success doesn't just happen to you. Here are the five things successful people do (in any field) to give themselves the best chance.

Four photographers, one key success factor

Four photographers, one key success factor

The key success factor among the best photographers we know is that they didn't wait to be discovered. They got out there, camera in hand, and started...

Photography Tip: Learn from Princess Diana’s Photographers

Princess Diana had two photographers who were very different... read this article to learn how this is a stock photography tip.

How to choose the best stock photos to sell

You can use Lightroom to quickly sort through the images already on your computer. Here's how to choose the best stock photos to sell.

Presets for Lightroom: one-click photo transformations

Presets for Lightroom: one-click photo transformations

Using presets for Lightroom, you can process your photos in one click…and get on with selling them. This little trick will greatly improve saleability.

How Lightroom improves photos

How Lightroom improves photos

Spending just a few minutes editing your images has a big impact on your stock photo sales. Following is an example of how Lightroom improves photos.

Top three things successful photographers have in common

Successful photographers don't need years of experience or super-expensive equipment. Here are the top three things the best photographers have in common...

Make money selling photos online to stock agencies

Make money selling photos online to stock agencies

You can make money selling photos online--with shots you take of your friends or family…even in your own kitchen. It's that easy to get started.

Selling stock photos: five popular themes

Selling stock photos: five popular themes

Selling stock photos is something you can do in very little time…once you decide to get started. Here are five popular themes with today's photo buyers.

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