This article is very interesting for me as well as for those who love to make money online. And if you are a photographer you have an opportunity to sell photos online.
I know everyone loves to make money and it would be a very tough job to find a person who hates earning some extra bucks.
So in this article, I am going to tell you how you can make a few extra bucks by selling your photos online.
Maybe you are not a professional photographer or you are just doing photography as a hobby or even if you are a professional photographer.
What if I tell you that you can earn some extra money from your photos. Yes, if you are a photographer and you have loads of photo stock stored on your PC. You can sell photos online and can earn some money.
# Where to sell photos
These days most people are into online marketing and they need royalty-free stock photos.
Also, the authors, designers, and bloggers are in search of quality photos to put on their blog and business. So there are some websites that are selling photos to these business owners.
In simple words what these websites are doing is, they take photos from photographers like you and sell them to the person who wants these photos for commercial use.
In return, these websites offer some royalty to the photographer whose photo is being purchased.
# How to sell photos online
To sell your photos on these websites, you just have to signup as a contributor. After that you can submit your photos to these websites, they will review your photos and approve it if your photos meet their guidelines. Most sites offer 20% to 60% royalty per sale to the photographer.
# What kind of photos people want to buy
Nowadays, Bloggers and website owners mostly purchase photos from these websites as they need attractive eye-catchy images for their posts. The type of photos they want are:
- Photos of people
- Photos of people working (at the office, carpenter, etc)
- Travel photos
- Landscape photos
- Photos of objects (Screws, medication, computer, tools, etc)
- Photos of animals
- Pictures of employees
- Close up photos
- Photos of festivals
Here I made a list of websites where you can sign up as a contributor and start selling your photos.
- Getty Images
- Can Stock Photo
- Adobe Stock
- GL Stock Images
These are the Top 16 websites where you can sell photos online and earn a royalty.
WAIT, keep in mind that you are not going to drown in a pile of money by just uploading a few photographs. But you really have to work on it and produce good content that people would like to use.
So, I hope you found this article helpful if you are in a search of secondary income source.
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