Subject Versus Content In Stock Photography

One question I get over and over from photographers is ‘what subjects sell best’. Mostly it’s photographers thinking about getting into stock photography and wanting to know what subjects they can go out to shoot to make the most sales. Unfortunately it shows a fundamental lack of understanding of stock photography and the difference between Photo Subject and Photo Content. Yo...
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Commercial Photos From Compact Digital Cameras?

I’ve had a few questions lately about filesizes and camera specs, and what’s the minimum required for stock, so I thought I’d run through it briefly for everyone. First up I’ll make the disclaimer that I’m dealing with hundreds of photographers every month, each with different makes and models of camera, so I don’t make any attempt to keep up with the latest specifications...
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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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