How to get ahead in stock photography

posted on 20th of september, 2013

Like a few others here, I'm skeptical of the benefit of using social media to promote your stock photography. While there may be some benefit, one has to also consider the opportunity cost. How much time spent on social media could be spent on producing more images?

In any case, there is one aspect of social media that I think is invaluable to the stock photographer - and that is blogging! But not necessarily for any exposure it might get you, but rather just the act of trying to illustrate your own blogs with your images gives you a sense of what might be useful to have as content for sale. So get out there are blog, as a learning exercise. Also, read other's blogs to get ideas on what kinds of things might be useful to bloggers who buy images online.

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Posted by Williamsphere on June 09, 2015
Pertinent points. I have a science-based blog and use some of my science images there. (I take them with my personal camera periodically at my day job.) I also know some bloggers who solicit images at ******** and other places. I have been suggesting they check out DT.
Posted by Antonio1962 on March 03, 2014
Thanks for share your ideas.great advice.
Posted by Jianbinglee on October 15, 2013
Thanks your advice for us. I will try it.

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