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Calling all procrastinators!

By ccuddihy | February 21, 2021 | 0 Comments
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According to our reader survey at the end of last year, many of you mentioned struggling with getting started and needing procrastination remedies for your stock photography. If it’s any relief, know that you are not alone. Our brain is programmed to procrastinate and has an easier time processing the concrete rather than abstract. I […]

Taking a peek at 2021’s favorite colors

By ccuddihy | February 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Last week we talked about some simple ways to keep an eye on stock photography trends. If you missed it, you can catch up here. Another big driver of visual trends is the annual announcement of the “Color of the Year” by the Pantone Color Institute. For 2021, they chose not just one, but TWO […]

Almost as good as a crystal ball…

By ccuddihy | February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

One of the beautiful things about stock photography is that you are free to photograph whatever you want. You could take a photo of your dog or a plate of cookies and offer it for sale. There is no one telling you what to shoot or how your photos should look. However, since clients aren’t […]

Year in Review – 2020 survey results

By ccuddihy | January 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Now that 2020 is finally behind us, it’s the perfect time to look back at what we have accomplished and set our goals for 2021 and beyond. First, a big thank you to everyone who filled out the 2020 year in review survey. It allows me to understand and provide relevant information to help everyone […]

A simple way to transform your photos

By ccuddihy | January 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Last week I talked about one of my favorite fine art photos which I took in the Sahara Desert during a trip to Morocco. The story of a fine art photo It quickly became one of my popular images because of the very simple and clean composition and the black and white conversion. Today I’m […]

A great place to sell more photos in 2021!

By ccuddihy | January 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year! To start things off, I’d like to share my favorite stock photo agency with you. It’s a relatively new site, but it’s quickly become my bestseller.  There are plenty of stock photography websites to choose from, with some being harder to get into than others. The task of picking one can appear […]

The story of a fine art photo

By ccuddihy | January 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

I love the element of surprise and taking photos I wasn’t expecting, but as a photographer, I also have to be ready and plan what I want to capture. There is great satisfaction in seeing everything fall into place and creating the photo you have envisioned. This is the story of one of my favorite […]

Make your photos pop!

By ccuddihy | January 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

In the photography industry, the vast majority of photographers use Lightroom to process their photos. It is incredible software, specifically built to allow an efficient and fast workflow when editing photos. But beyond the basic global adjustment sliders such as exposure, contrast and saturation, there are some amazing and underutilized tools that allow you to […]

Space to dream in 2021

By ccuddihy | December 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Merry Christmas! I hope you’ve found a way to be safe, warm, and filled with joy this holiday season as we all “hang in there” for a few more months. Personally, I’m sipping eggnog and taking this quiet time to prepare for our new family member. Lots of painting and assembling going on over here.  […]

Tell me about your year

By ccuddihy | December 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

With 2021 right around the corner, it’s time for our annual Snap & Sell Photo Club reader survey! I would love it if you could take a few minutes to fill it out at this link. Here’s why… Every year we at Snap & Sell Photo Club pour over your responses because it’s the best […]