Learning to Make Money From Your Photos

June 12, 2017  •  2 Comments

Each month, I share my microstock earnings in this blog. As a result, I receive many questions from photographers asking how they can make some money from their pictures. I almost always try to help. 

Recently, I came across another photographer, Steve Heap, who maintains a blog centered around the very topic of "making money from your photos"! The website is called "Backyard Silver". Through this blog, Steve shares his microstock earnings--and those earnings are approximately two to three times the amount that I am currently earning. More importantly, Steve's blog provides numerous articles that will help an aspiring microstock photographer to become more successful. For example, one of the things that I learned from his blog is how using "Microstock Submitter" can enable me to submit my images to more agencies far more efficiently.

One article that I would recommend starting with is the "Top 10 Ways to Sell More Stock Photos." I've been selling images through microstock agencies for more than five years now, and I learned some new things from that article.

In any event, I recommend that you visit Backyard Silver and take a look around. The site contains a lot of valuable information...from the Popular Posts to the How To Articles. And for those of you just getting started, you might want to order the "Getting Started in Stock: 2017 Edition of the guide to microstock photography" Kindle book from Amazon.


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Glenn Nagel Photography
I came across the site after seeing an article about my blog on Backyard Silver!
http://www.backyardsilver.com/2017/06/another-stock-photographer-willing-post-real-earnings/
Nils(non-registered)
It's funny that you've just come across the Backyard Silver website, because it is another one of the microstock contributor websites that I look at regularly. Two other good ones are German photographer Michael Jay's site http://www.michaeljayfoto.com/, and an Australian site Beyond Here http://www.beyondhere.com.au/.
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