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[MAKING MONEY WITH PHOTOGRAPHY] How can I make money with my photos of nature?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by gustavo_gf05, May 9, 2013.

  1. gustavo_gf05

    gustavo_gf05 Newbie

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    Photography has been my hobby for the past 10 years. I have thousands of photos, specially nature related. I have beautiful photos from countries like Mexico, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Antarctica, etc.

    Some people have told me that I could make decent money off these pictures by posting them online.
    Can anyone tell me exactly how I can make money with my pictures? (considering they are actually beautiful pictures).

    I appreciate any help with this.
     
  2. innozemec

    innozemec Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    there were couple guides about the topic here.. simply use the search form

    basically you can include your photos for sale on some of stock photos site and get paid when people buy them for their own use..
     
  3. BackY

    BackY Senior Member

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    I'm wondering about that too.. Please post the links of those topics if someone finds a good guide..
     
  4. JackSparrow

    JackSparrow Supreme Member

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    Type "sell photos online" into Google and you will find a whole host of information to help you make money!
     
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    mistablackhat00 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    By putting [MAKE MONEY WITH PHOTOGRAPHY] in the title you are implying that you are sharing a method, which you are not.

    Anyways, SEARCH!
     
  6. japemethe

    japemethe Junior Member

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    You can make some good money off stock photos like others have stated. There are many sites out there, just type stocks photos to sell in the search bar or things to that nature and you will find sites.
     
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    I agree with this, i thought you were telling us a method of selling photo's online
     
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    you can also try image hosting sites, they will pay you for every visitor that clicks on your image link.
    for this you will obviously need traffic, but if you have a blog, fb fanpage, website, twitter or pinterest profile, really anything where you have a follower base and people will click the stuff that you post..this might be for you.
    try to google imagetwist and imgmoney. i've heard that they pay, did not try it myself though.
    Some sites pay up to 5$ per 1000 visitors from US/UK, which seems very little but it's actually a great way of getting some cash when you have an audience!
     
  9. hamish11

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    I'm a photographer too. Making money online is a tough road. I would try going the stock photo route. If your images are truly stupendous, build a website and use zenfolio as a back end to sell photos directly. Haven't looked at image hosting myself, but you would need a ton of traffic to make any kind of decent money.
     
  10. Edgester

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    I wouldn't waste my time trying to sell stock photos online. A lot of work for so little pay. First thing I would do is build a site and get lots of business cards made up with your business info on them. Build a store online and then market it. If you truly have breathtaking photos why not get some made into canvas prints and visit some local hotels/motels,restaurants, or bars with your wares? They always have art hanging somewhere. With multiple rooms to decorate you could ring up some $$$ if you impress the right business people. As summer approaches consider doing a week at a county or state fair. Get a booth and display your work. Give out a business card to everyone that stops by. Fairs mean crowds of people. A lot of new people can be introduced to you and to your work this way. If you want sales, you have to promote and market yourself.