…And Will Continue To Be For Years To Come! Why?
Selling Stock Photography – A Mini Course
The criteria for producing stock photography is too high for most businesses to achieve in terms of time scale and equipment. No matter how good they make digital cameras, and no matter how many people use them, there is still a strict guideline to follow before submitting any work.
Normally companies are too busy taking care of their main core of business and simply don’t want to start taking their own photographs. That is where you come in!
Many agencies and businesses around the world do not have the time or resources to take their own quality stock photographs, whether for a local press release or a massive advertising campaign.
Photographs worthy of a stock library need to be immaculate! They need to be well taken, well exposed, clean, high resolution and most importantly, what the customer is looking for!
A great snapshot of your dog in the garden just won’t do, no matter how cute he looks. The resolution needs to be buffed up to around 50mb WITHOUT losing quality.
Amateurs or beginners. If your camera isn’t capable of this, don’t fret, there are agencies that will accept smaller sized images from anything over 6-8 mega pixel cameras, they are called “micro-stock agencies”, so there is hope for us all. No matter what your experience level, if you have photos on your hard drive, and have a basic “eye” for photography, you can start earning now with these smaller agencies. More…
Follow the links and by the end, you should be producing high quality photographs that will be accepted by most agencies. More importantly, you can start earning money!
- What equipment will I need?
- What do I take photos of?
- How many photos do I need?
- What is the required standard?
- How can I get my photographs up to the required standard?
- What agencies should I approach?
- How much can I earn selling stock photography?
- A 2007 update for the World of Stock Photography
- A 2009 update for the World of Stock Photography
- Selling Premium Stock Photography
- Further Suggested Reading on How to Sell Stock Photos…
NEW: If you want to know all there is to know about shooting and selling stock photography, this may well interest you!
We have now released a brand new private, social media membership section/training center to ATP and have put our entire 2 day, offline stock photography course online which includes all you need to know about selling your images including:
- What to shoot
- How to shoot it
- What NOT to shoot (and waste your time)
- Where to upload and how
- Sample rejections and the reasons why
- Sample images that have sold well with the actual earnings
- How much you can earn
- Includes over 3.5 hours of video tutorials!
There are also courses on using a DSLR training, an absolute beginners section and wedding photography (including the entire Wedding Photography Blueprint DVD’s) with a total of 16 hours of video tutorials and MUCH more. You won’t want to miss this…
Please Note: If you don’t want to commit to a membership site as detailed above, we have also released the content in a new eBook on selling stock photography but please bear in mind, this does not include the 3.5 hours of video. You can get more details using the link below:
Alternatively, as a taster, you can download our first video from the membership site for just $3. This is a 7 minute video describing what equipment is recommended for starting out on the road to shooting stock photography.
STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT (6:55) – $3
Roger Smith · Pensylvania State UniversityStock photography is used in many areas like website designing, banner ads etc. So selling stock photography is a good idea to create your own photographs and start selling them. But this is not so easy task and needs a lot of techniques that beginners are unaware of. And here I found nice tips that will help in creating quality stock photos.
Suvajit Mittra · Works at Actor, Director, PhotographerTHNX. I’ll remember all tips.
Anna Turnitsa · Ashford Universitya good photo is better than a “buff” photo any day.
Angie B’s Photo of the dayWhat a great website.