Travel Images - How to make good sales


posted on 2nd of may, 2015

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - MAKE IT PAY.

It is often said that making good sales and income from 'travel' stock is very difficult.
YES, IT IS !! - or at least it can be if you don't make your images stand out from the crowd.

On Dreamstime, if you do a search using just the keyword 'Travel', you will get well over 2.6 million images come up that have the word 'travel' in their keywords.

Now I know that few buyers of travel images will be likely to search using just the keyword 'Travel'. They are going to narrow the search by putting in keywords for the location, specific building or some other feature of the location.
Even so, say you search for even a lesser known destination such as: travel - Myanmar - Yangon. You will still get almost 2500 images....

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Comments (33)

Posted by Geropia2014 on May 19, 2015
thank you! what a helpful blog to share and ur photos are super fantastic! yay!
Posted by Jdanne on May 19, 2015
Thanks for sharing! Great photos!
Posted by Laurasinelle on May 18, 2015
Thanks for sharing, great tipis



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I was a professional Industrial / Commercial photographer for over 26 years, before leaving commissioned work to become a full-time Stock Photographer. I first started shooting stock in 1972 as a supplement to my commissioned work, however, since early 2001 my entire income has come from shooting Stock images. I have well over 65,000 image placements in my current multi-agency portfolio. (Some images are exclusive some non-exclusive) Most of my income comes from the range of mainstream agencies I submit to. The 11 microstock sites I submit to now produce about 25% o... [Read more]

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