Are you a great photographer? Do you want to sell your photos? Selling stock photos is an excellent way to make some money on the side, but you need to be careful so that you can protect your copyrights and ensure that you make a reasonable amount of money in return for your labor. There are a plethora of stock photo sites you can work with, but it all begins by getting the right photos.
Arranging the Right Pictures
In general, web designers and other graphic artists are looking for clean stock photos. These stock photos are usually taken in universal environments (the office, the kitchen, the backyard) and run through a variety of easily understood scenarios (talking on the phone, using the computer, playing a game). If your goal is to sell photos for web design, you may want to take some time to arrange a photo shoot. Photos that have people in them tend to sell much easier than photos of environments or objects. You can have a single model and run through a variety of scenarios to create a photo set that you can upload.
Preparing them For Sale
You don’t want to manipulate your photos too extensively — that is what the web designer is going to do. Instead, you want to make sure that your photos have clean lighting and natural colors. Do not filter the images at all, but do air brush out any imperfections to make sure that the photo is a … Read the rest