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Photo Challenge #126 – Wanderlust

In this month’s stock photo challenge, we look at stock-worthy and saleable images that inspire the dream of traveling.

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Video Review: Photo Challenge #125

This month Shelly Perry reviews submissions based on stockworthy and saleable images that make the best of any situation.

Snap & Sell Photo Club Articles

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Diversify to keep your portfolio healthy

Have you ever taken the time to take a long hard look at your collection of images? Each image that you add to your portfolio – whether it’s for fine art or stock photography – will contribute to your body of work, which will become a representation of your skills and artistic vision. But in […]

2021-04-04_Ed-Featured

An easy trick to frame your shots.

As photographers, we use different composition techniques to draw the eye and lead the viewer towards our main subject or the story we want to tell. One of my favorite composition tricks to use is “framing”. It consists of using different elements of a scene to create a frame within the frame. It’s a simple […]

2021-03-28_Featured

Tips to avoid stock photo rejections

For beginners to stock photography, one of the most intimidating parts of submitting their photos is fear of rejection. When we’re emotionally attached to our photos, having them get “rejected” sounds terrible. The truth is, rejections are actually one of the best ways to learn. Plus, once you understand the main things to watch out […]

2021-03-21_Featured

A simple exercise to boost creativity

We photographers are known to have G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome). We purchase the latest equipment, thinking it’ll produce better images. Then we slip into our comfort zone and instead of working with our subject, we rely too much on our gear and make excuses when we don’t get the shot. But better gear doesn’t necessarily […]

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It’s time to spring clean your photography!

Can you feel the days getting longer and the temperatures getting warmer? Spring is coming and with it the necessary “spring cleaning” to get rid of the clutter and distractions that accumulated during the past year. This concept applies not only to our homes,  but to our photography businesses as well. Here are five of […]

2021-03-07_Featured

Keep it simple

Do you ever feel stuck and unsure of what to photograph for stock? If so, you’re definitely not alone. Running out of ideas or feeling uninspired can also end up leading to procrastination, which is never helpful for moving forward as a stock photographer. What if I told you that the solution is to photograph […]

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Video Review: Photo Challenge #124

This month Shelly Perry reviews submissions based on stockworthy and saleable images that feature the concept of everyday art.

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Video Review: Photo Challenge #123

This month Shelly Perry reviews submissions based on stockworthy and saleable images that feature the concept of a fresh start.