Month: May 2018

Using a Reflector for Better Outdoor Photos

By James Good | May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sometimes just a little light is missing from a photograph. Using a reflector can be a perfect fix and can really make a difference with the image.

How to Find Your Stock Photos Online

By James Good | May 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

Using Google’s Image Search, you can look up your stock photos and see where they’re being used online. Watch this short video to see how it works.

Can Stock Photography Pay the Mortgage?

By James Good | May 17, 2018 | 4 Comments

Steve Collender reached his goal of 10,000 stock photography sales on Shutterstock. At the end of his second year submitting photos to stock agencies, the sales are paying his mortgage, and then some. Find out how Steve got started in stock and how keeping at it pays off.

How to Get Better Focus in Your Photos

By James Good | May 17, 2018 | 2 Comments

The subject of your photo must be in good, sharp focus when selling to stock agencies. Tricks and tips to make it easier to get good focus are important to have in your toolbox.

Photo size and resolution for stock

By James Good | May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve gotten a lot of questions about Alamy’s file size requirements, lately. It’s not surprising… they’re confusing! Let me simplify it for you… If you’re submitting to Alamy and your photo is larger than 6 megapixels, you should be ok. But… what the heck does that mean? When it comes to image size and resolution […]