How do you get successful in stock photography?
Answer = Have a BIG portfolio of high quality images and in ALL different categories.
What images sell in stock then? - Almost everything. People, food, nature, animals
I have sold images of open doors.... Yes, a open door, a few times.
The stock image market is NOT about having a "great mind-blowing" shot, its about simplicity and versatility. How many companies and magazines need a beautiful waterfall with a nice sunset in the background? - Not so many actually, its a small market.
Who do you aim images for?
How many companies and webdesigners need a nice looking male smiling for their website support page? - A lot i'd guess.
Shoot conceptual images, images that can be used for MORE then one purpose.... [ Read more...