Many contributors and Website reviewers have told me I am too artistic and not commercial enough for high selling. I am still struggling on trying to direct my photographs to a more commercial style. Do u have any advice on the best ways to do so? Any help would be great!
I was in shock when I got rejections for artistic images because when I was looking at artistic images I used to think "I could never be artistic". Just look at the images accepted here and soon you'll figure out what you need to do.
What is your expectations; if this is a hobby and you like your artistic-go with in and enjoy. If you need to make money or want to make money (most of us do); then you will need to combine your skills with products to be able to sell.
For example, I am a wildlife photographer but this is also a business; my job or work, as you may call it. Wildlife photography is my passion but it can take days or weeks to get good images; they are not the best sellers and there are many days I can not do photography (bad light, bad weather, etc) so I have started shooting studio images of general products. Hopefully, I will be successful and sell enough additional images to make it worth the effort.
In summary, no way will I give up wildlife photography; I do not believe you should give up your artistic images. Maybe just branch out a bit.
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