Best selling photos anyone can take

By James Good | 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 James Good | 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 James Good | 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 James Good | 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 James Good | 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 James Good | 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 James Good | 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. […]

Get closer and transform your photos

By James Good | June 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

One of the magic powers of photography is the ability to transform the ordinary into art. Shooting macro is one of the best ways to do this. Macro is all about getting super close to your subject and focusing on small details that would otherwise be overlooked. It’s a fun challenge to see the world […]

Telling stories with editorial photography

By James Good | June 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

There are many genres of photography out there, but one of my favorites that combines creative freedom and storytelling is editorial photography. It allows me to satisfy my curiosity and find stories all around me. And unlike commercial photography, I am not restrained by brand image or model and property releases. However, a lot of […]

Every day is a good day for stock photography

By James Good | June 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Have you ever felt stuck and uninspired when it comes to stock photography? I know I have. Sometimes I just don’t know what to photograph. But in reality, opportunities are everywhere and inspiration can be found in our daily routines. We often think that the best photos are taken in exotic places and everyday life […]