Why I love selling my local photos

Why I love selling my local photos

Local photos -- that is, scenes and details captured around your hometown -- can be a lucrative source of income. Here's what you need to photograph...

Hometown Photos: Six Guidelines for Shooting Photography that Sells

Hometown Photos: Six Guidelines for Shooting Photography that Sells

There is so much potential for shooting saleable images around your own hometown. Here are some guidelines for shooting photography that sells.

Selling Your Photos Locally: Take Advantage of Your Hometown

Selling Your Photos Locally: Take Advantage of Your Hometown

When it comes to selling your photos locally, there are a few key things that will help make them attractive to buyers. Think the equivalent of comfort food...

How to Profit from Your Hometown through Photography

Once you start thinking like a photographer, you'll find there is lots of opportunity to profit from your hometown. Here are some tips on how to get started taking saleable images locally.

A Fine Art Print in Sheep's Clothing

A Fine Art Print in Sheep's Clothing

Recently a friend and customer came into the frame shop showing off a photo she'd taken on her iPhone. She and the family had visited a farm and she had left her photo gear at home. Under "the best camera is the one you actually have with you" rules, she used her phone to take […]

Camera Tip: Avoid the Awkwardness of "Street Shooting"

Camera Tip: Avoid the Awkwardness of "Street Shooting"

My mother always told me it was not polite to point at people. So I became a landscape photographer. I don’t know any photographer who is truly comfortable taking shots of strangers on the street, a.k.a. “street shooting.” In the old days, when I walked miles in the snow to school, it was a bit […]

The Difference A Lens Choice Can Make in a Portrait Photograph

When you photograph a person’s face, do you pay attention to how far you’re zooming your lens? You should. Check out the before and after shots below...

Create Professional-Looking Images with Your Phone

Create Professional-Looking Images with Your Phone

Can smart phone photos really look good when you print them? Take a look at the printed and framed Android phone photo below...

The Best Airport Compliment: “You Must Be a Photographer”

When our lead photo instructor, professional photographer Rich Wagner, told me that he loves to get stopped by airport security, I thought he’d lost his marbles.

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