We all love to take selfies, but do you know you can make money from your photos! In fact, you do not need any expensive camera if you got a decent phone cam and passion you are good to go.
As a photographer, you can easily earn some extra cash or even start a new career if you know the right places to sell your photos online. Photographers with a good level of skill are in high demand for their work. Whether large, small and medium size businesses all need buy and use photos regularly online.
Selling photos through stock libraries
Stock libraries buy and sell digital photos to use on websites, in magazines, in books, in ads, on products or where ever buy want, the photographer getting a cut of the sale each time. Selling photos and images through a stock site is one of the best ways to make money from your photos.
You first need to register an account on a stock libraries site, then you may have to submit a selection of photos before you can become a stock library contributor. After that some sites will review all your submissions, they approve all of your photos that match their standards.
you can upload a photo once and sell it over and over again, pretty much forever. on multiple sites and post pics on all of them to get the best possible coverage.
Selling prints (printed copies of your photos)
You can also sell printed copies of your photos. You can set up a personal website selling directly to your clients, another option is to sell your prints in local stores.
Selling photos online is easy but you can also work for clients as a freelance photographer. To get stated first select your niche, create a portfolio and showcases what you do best. You can also work as wedding and party photographer. Get in touch with content editors at newspapers, magazines or websites and ask if you can submit your work or they have any assignment for you.