Maximize your sales as a fine art photographer

By ccuddihy | September 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

In the past years, the art industry has been changing and art sales have been steadily increasing. Print on demand sites like Fine Art America, RedBubble, Society6 and Zazzle have been around for years and are allowing emerging artists to market and sell their work without worrying about the logistics of printing and shipping. But […]

Expect the unexpected

By ccuddihy | September 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Sometimes you know exactly what you want to photograph. You can picture the image in your mind, so you plan it out and make it happen. You get the shot. Awesome! But what if you didn’t put your camera away after getting the photo you were after? What if you just kept on shooting for […]

Don’t be afraid of the dark!

By ccuddihy | August 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

A lot of us photographers feel more than capable of taking good outdoor photos in bright sunlight. However, there are many scenarios when we can also find ourselves working in less-than-ideal lighting situations such as inside churches and temples, during candlelit ceremonies, or even simple portraits in a dark room. This can result in a […]

Best selling photos anyone can take

By ccuddihy | August 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

What’s the secret to creating a successful stock photo? Let’s take a look at some current best-sellers to find out! Here are a few of iStock’s most popular images: Anytime you can capture a genuine interaction between people, you’ll have a winner for stock photography. This is the type of moment that people can relate […]

What buyers are searching for right now

By ccuddihy | August 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Do you need some fresh ideas for your stock photography? Are you wondering what buyers are looking for? Keywords to the rescue! Keywords are the main way buyers find images to purchase on stock sites. So if you know what keywords buyers are searching for, you know what photos are most likely to sell and […]

Cull and rate your photos like a pro in Lightroom

By ccuddihy | August 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

We take thousands of images nowadays with our digital cameras and, regardless of your skill level, not every photo taken will be a keeper. Your portfolio will inevitably need to be narrowed down to only your best and strongest images. However, culling a massive amount of photos can seem like an overwhelming task, which is […]

Deal Breakers for Stock Photography

By ccuddihy | August 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

One thing I love about stock photography is that you can take pictures of just about anything and make sales. However, there are a few deal-breakers when it comes to picking out the best photos to submit. Here are some things you definitely want to avoid in your images: Missed focus. This is super important—your […]

Step up your landscape photography! – Part 2

By ccuddihy | July 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Learning to capture beautiful landscape photos is very rewarding and might take some time to master, especially when shooting for fine art. Last week, I shared with you 5 simple tips to improve your landscape photography. They are basic tips that can often be forgotten so it’s always good to have a reminder. Step up […]

Step up your landscape photography!

By ccuddihy | July 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

Landscape photography is one of the most enjoyable and popular genres of photography that many beginners like to start with. It doesn’t require any interaction or permission from strangers and your subject usually remains very steady! A good landscape image usually transports the viewer and gives them a sense of being at the location. These […]

Capture the action!

By ccuddihy | July 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

This month’s latest Snap and Sell Photo Challenge is all about summertime fun. This means capturing all the activities a summer day brings. Photographing action, sports, and moving subjects can be tricky. Here are some tips that will help: Tip #1: Use a fast shutter speed. This is crucial if you want to freeze motion. […]