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How to Get Photo Stock to Make Your Projects Look Attractive

There are many people who make quite a good living by selling their photos and services. For example people have specialized in wedding photography, pet photography, portraits, commissions, and the money is quite good in all these areas. However you can be a great photographer and still not be able to sell your photos simply because you don’t know how to go about it.

When you start to realize that photography is more than just a hobby for you, it is the time to take the leap from being a hobby photographer to a professional photographer. It is time to start taking money for your skills and knowledge. Getting paid for what you like doing is one of the best things to achieve in life. How many people are stuck in jobs that they don’t care for and some even hate theirs. So imagine the passion that goes in people who do what they like to do and get paid for it as well!

How to Get Photo Stock to Make Your Projects Look Attractive

Selling photos taken by you is something that you can learn much faster than actually learning to shoot them. This is because you have many avenues in front of you to get started with. So here are a few tips that can get you going.

  • Contact magazines and newspapers and sell them photos, especially if you take shots of news events and stars, models, bands, basically celebrities. Newspapers and magazines will pay good money for good quality photos to go with their latest articles or news stories.
  • Set up a website, drive traffic to it and sell your photos online to people downloading your photos. They can easily pay you via PayPal or credit card and it’s a very easy way to get started in professional photography while you build up your name in the right circles.
  • Sell your photos to online places where people who have websites go to download photos relevant to their sites subjects. For example there are many webmasters who are writing about dogs so having plenty of dog photos on their site is a plus for being popular with their visitors. If you like taking shots of pets, you can upload them to places such as Istockphotos and when people download your pictures, you get paid for every download.

There are many other ways to make money with photography, and there are already many wedding photographers or pet photographers or even passport photographers who earn a living from their craft. Once you learn what is best for you, stick with it and then expand to earn even more.