Month: June 2020

Five ways to make your photos sell

By James Good | June 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stock photography is about so much more than simply taking photos. It’s really an endeavor that combines the craft of photography with the savviness of marketing and the art of design. To thrive as a stock photographer, you certainly need to hone your photographic skills. But you also need to think like both a graphic […]

No model release? Try this…

By James Good | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s time to revisit one of the most common stock photography questions I get asked… “Do I need a model release to submit photos of people for stock?” The short answer is: yes. But there is ONE big exception. Many agencies such as Alamy, iStock, and Shutterstock do accept certain “non-released” images for their editorial […]

A tale of two best-sellers

By James Good | June 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Here at Snap & Sell Photo Club, we’re pretty lucky to be friends with some of the best stock photographers in the world. Which gives us an amazing opportunity to learn new skills and glean ideas from their experience. Today, I’ve asked long-time stock photographer Shelly Perry to share her best-selling shot and tell us […]

The question you should be asking

By James Good | June 5, 2020 | Comments Off on The question you should be asking

We often talk about how the best-selling stock photos capture realistic, true to life scenes. Sometimes these moments happen spontaneously. However, — especially right now – you may find yourself setting up a scenes to photograph for stock in your home. When planning a shoot, it can be tricky to arrange the props, background, models […]