What Buyers Look For When Purchasing Images With People

posted on 21st of august, 2016

There is a multitude of needs for people images so there is no single right answer when it comes to submitting images with people. Simple things like the model looking at the camera or away can grab a sale or prevent one. Therefore, the best way to handle this topic is to discuss some of the main points involved.

First of all, buyers generally look for images that communicate a specific concept. The focus may be business, healthcare, science, education, parenting, what have you, but contributors who are starting out in microstock generally just photograph portraits. There is very little market for portraits of someone else's girlfriend or baby. Those whose wheels are turning just a bit will have the subject look sad or jump in the air with a big smile. Yes, these images do sell but they are easy to...

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Posted by Ctmphotog on August 23, 2016
Very good advice. Thanks!
Posted by Danchayuan on August 23, 2016
I want to know and study hard,thanks!
Posted by Xxxyyy123 on August 23, 2016
Thanks for the info.

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