Stock Photography Pricing 101

While our automatic Stock Photography Price calculator is a great tool and will usually be all you ever need, it is also important that you understand the way prices are calculated. This helps you anytime you don't have access to the Calculator, and it's also a big help any time you're negotiating with Clients. So we've put together a short guide to Stock Photography Prices ...
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DIY Stock Photography Website

We’ve been doing a few promos for the Instant Photography Websites package recently, which in turn has prompted a few people to email me asking for a good template website for selling their photography as stock. The thing to remember about this is, the frame work is the easy part. A lot of photographers get all caught up believing if they build a cool shopfront, buyers wi...
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How Do You Start A Photography Business?

I had an email this week from a photographer wanting to know the best way to get started in the business of photography. As questions go, it’s about as open-ended as you’re going to get, but the interesting thing is, it’s one I get all the time. Maybe it’s a sign of the times that people want easy answers and cookie-cutter solutions, but the fact is, photography as a business i...
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Video Marketing For Photographers

Video has long been a favourite tool of mine for promoting my photography websites. It's a strong visual medium that's ideally suited to promoting photography, and it's a powerful SEO tools that gets great results, very fast.  Google and the other search engines give videos and the video sharing sites a lot of respect, so even when it's difficult to get a page on your website t...
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Selling Stock Photos

This article introduces the basics of selling stock photos through a Rights Managed Stock Library. If you're just starting out, you're sure to see plenty of places where you can sell your images Royalty Free and as Microstock... Rights Managed photography licensing is a whole different ball game, and one you really want to understand before you commit to the wrong kind of li...
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It’s a great time to be a photographer!

If you’ve been following along you’ll know I put out a report a little while back called “The Death of Stock Photography?”  It was a detailed look at our industry and some of the challenges facing it, and I believed it also offered some practical solutions. Well it’s definitely stirred a few people up! Mostly the feedback has been very encouraging… people who’d been thin...
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