Identify Photos That Sell (Already In Your Computer)
Earlier this week, I told you it was time to start uploading photos to stock photo sites… because the longer we wait to do it, the more potential income we’re leaving behind.
So I went through the photos on my hard drive and found a bunch of new shots to submit this month.
Here are a few from hikes I’ve done in Oregon:
And here are a few simple travel shots, since I travel a lot for work:
One of the coolest things about stock is that you don’t have to leave home to take photos that sell. And, sometimes it’s the simplest photos that sell best. My best-sellers are still from a tulip field about an hour away from my house.
Sometimes you won’t know if a photo will sell until you upload it and — voila — there it is on USA Today!
But one thing is for sure: You won’t sell any photos if they never leave your hard drive.
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