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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.

How to take quality hotel photos

How to take quality hotel photos

Just before you settle into your vacation accommodation is a great time to take stock photos. Here's a few ideas for how to take quality hotel photos...

My stock photo in use on a doormat!

My stock photo in use on a doormat!

Bonnie was surprised to see her stock photo in use right at her mom's back door - printed on a doormat from Bed Bath and Beyond...

Making money with photos: my first two sales

If you want to know the secret to making money with photos, it's simple: you need to jump that first hurdle and get them out there for people to appreciate.

Where can I sell my photos?

If you're asking yourself "Where can I sell my photos?" then I'd like to introduce you to these three big markets: stock, editorial, and fine art images.  It's important to understand the differences between them and recognize that many images will sell well to more than one. Although “stock” images technically include all images that […]

Photo ideas to sell

It's not too late to make some decent money with your photos this summer. Here are some photo ideas to sell on microstock sites right now.

Summer photos that sell

There's no time like now to start making money from your summer photos. Opportunity is everywhere. Here's what else you should be taking photos of now...

Advice for buying a mirrorless camera

Advice for buying a mirrorless camera

With so many new models on the market, camera-shopping can be a daunting experience. Here's my advice on buying traditional DSLR vs. mirrorless cameras.

The math: how to earn money from making videos

You can earn money from making videos on your smartphone or regular camera. Here are the basics you'll need to get started earning as much as $5,000 per video

Rules of Video: 10 Biggest Do’s and Don’ts

Rules were made to be broken, but it's important to first understand the rules of video photography so you know when you're breaking them...

How to publish a travel video with travel article

Including a video with your photos and copy can really hel sell your travel article. Here are some tips on how to publish a travel video with your piece...

How to take good stock photos this weekend

How to take good stock photos this weekend

Photo buyers want ordinary people doing real things (no more perfect models). Here are tips on how to take good stock photos...

Today’s challenge: apply to be a stock photographer

My challenge to you today is to go put yourself out there and apply to be a stock photographer. Here's how to do it in three steps...

A lesson from “Art and Fear” for your photography

A lesson from “Art and Fear” for your photography

The opposite of success isn't failure--it's not trying at all. To help motivate you, here's a lesson in art and fear for your photography.

In demand this week: 4th of July themed photos

In demand this week: 4th of July themed photos

4th of July themed photos are in demand this time of year. And when it comes to selling your photos as stock, the simpler the better.

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