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How to Make Money with Photography

You might be good in taking pictures and that's great. It might have been your hobby and now you wanted to know how to make money with photography. Well, there are so many ways on how to make money with photography. Whether you'll make more money or not however depends on you and what you do. Let's see some of them.

How to Make Money with Photography Tip 1 - Do a Freelance Job From People Around You

I'm sure there are so many out there you might need your job. So why not make yourself a portfolio and upload your photos online. Tell all your friends and all other people around you. It's good to start your service first from people who are near you. Just give them some discount so that they will come to you first before going to some other professionals who gets all their money. Be sure however to meet there needs by providing them quality works.

How to Make Money with Photography Tip 2 - Tie up with Other Companies

There are times that other photography companies are in need of additional photographers. Try to befriend them and give them your calling card. Tell them that in case they need some back up, they can call you.

Another way is you can also tie up with other companies who offer services in the field of photography you are doing. For example, if you are a wedding photographer, you can tie up with hotels and restaurants who are offering, catering to wedding receptions. Tell them to offer your service as well if couples avail of their catering.

How to Make Money with Photography Tip 3 - Go Online and Sell Photos

This might not make you rich at the moment but it is an easy way to make money with photography. Just sign up to any stock photography websites out there and sell your photos online through them. be sure to learn however what kind of photos sell in those sites. Stock photography sites are also providing information about those kind of photos so this should not be a problem to you.

How to Make Money with Photography Tip 4 - Make Your Photography Business Official

Well, the best way really to make money in photography is by setting up a photography business. It is not easy however at first since you need to spend a lot of time and money to start. However if you are really determined, you'll surely make it through. Just invest in those cameras and equipment. Invest in your skills too. Do your best to be unique and learn how to market your services. With so much competition today, it is good to offer as many services as you can. If it's possible, don't just rely on photo shoots. Try offering services like photo editing and even printing.

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Thanks for the brief summary of options for earning money through photography. I appreciate your realistic assessment of the income potential.

  about 9 years ago
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