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Pertains to the selling of photographic works and/or the sales of rights to use images.

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What's the easiest and safest way to sell photo gear?

I'm looking to make some upgrades in the next couple of months (new camera body, new lenses, new tripod); and will no longer be needing some of my equipment (old camera body, some old lenses). I'd ...
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What's the best place and way to sell a used camera? [duplicate]

I am looking to sell my Nikon D7000 and kit lens with manuals, instructions, cables... everything that came in the box originally. I understand many photographers trade up regularly by selling their ...
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What my PPI should be set at for others to download my photos? [duplicate]

I sell my photos on Etsy for others to buy and download and I'm trying to figure out what I should set my PPI at and if I should resample when I do it...it is all very confusing. I'm reading all ...
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Shopping system for event photography [closed]

What are some recommendations for a system that I can sell my photos on? For example I go to an event and take picture and give my card to people who want to see their pictures...then in my site I ...
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How do I sell my photos at art festivals?

How do I sell my photos at art festivals? Do I need a license in NY? If so, what license? What age can I get this license or start selling? Can I use my own booth or do I have to purchase one of ...
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Can I legally sell a photograph with a border made to look like an old Polaroid print?

I'm planning to do an exhibition in the near future where I want most of my work to be illustrated in the Polaroid photo format like the image bellow. In this exhibition I may sell some work and ...
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Online Printing API?

tl;dr: Is there a way to have SmugMug-like + printing service integration hosted on your own website? (The API to the printing service is the piece I am missing) I am looking for an automated ...
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What are the most valuable photographs on the planet?

I have recently read about a print of Ansel Adams reaching $600,000 at auction in 1948 (equivalent of around $6 million US dollars today). This got me thinking that there must be other high value ...
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Can I take pictures at Little League game without official permission or payment?

If I take pictures of my kids and their team mates at a little league or youth sporting event and other parents want to buy pictures from me, can the organization that is holding the event force me to ...
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What are some good places to sell photo prints online? [closed]

What are some good places to sell photo prints online? Is it possible? What aspects depend on country, laws, or copyright restrictions?
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Where can I exchange a new lens without paying expensive shipping? [closed]

Does anyone know where can I exchange my new Canon lens? I bought it two days ago, but I realized that it is not suitable for me. It's a Canon 100mm L macro lens. I bought it from Hong Kong, and to ...
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Where can I find a place to sell my digital photography without creating my own website?

Where is a website where I sell downloads of my digital photos without creating my own website? I know about several market places but they charge around 30% which I consider too high.
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How to price a framed photograph?

I was looking for some advice on the best approach when it comes to pricing my photography. I am looking to sell my prints, I have a range of them in 16 x 12 and they will all come framed against a ...
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Using and earning money images from a 10yr old 5MP camera

My camera is from about 2001 and rather limited by today's standards. 5 megapixel, ISO400 at the most, f/8 is the smallest aperture, noise even in good light, a few hot pixels in the CCD, no raw ...
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Books for an introduction to professional photography [closed]

I am retired and have invested a good chunk of change on camera equipment & accessories with my wife's permission. I have been doing a few shoots for friends for the practice only, no charge. In ...
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What license should I be using when selling to reproduction companies?

I was thinking about selling some of my photos to companies that may reproduce and re-sell the images i.e. postcards, posters, stock framed pictures. The problem is I am a little unsure as to what ...
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How do I approach bricks and mortar galleries to sell my photography?

After setting up an online gallery to sell my artwork I was thinking of approaching photography galleries in London to sell the artwork. Now the problem is I have never approached a "real world" ...
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Do unframed prints sell better than framed?

In terms of experience do unframed prints sell better than framed prints or visa versa? I am thinking of adding the option to my site for individuals to purchase unframed prints for a fraction of the ...
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Is it worth submitting photography/artwork to online galleries?

After recently releasing my own gallery of artwork, I was wondering business wise whether or not to start submitting my photography/artwork to online galleries such as Etsy and EBay's art shop. The ...
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What type of photography sells well to business?

My question is really aimed at anyone who has an opinion or has experience selling prints to business. I focus mainly on urban landscape photography in London and want to focus on selling my framed ...
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Advice on packaging and sending photo prints

I have a photo lab in the UK who supplies me with my photo prints (16 x 12). At the minute I am selling my prints as framed items but I would like to move into selling the prints without the frame. ...
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Where can I sell digital photos online without advance commissions or fees?

I am looking for an online place to sell my photos. My requirements are slightly different to normal. Don't pay anything upfront. Only pay commission when a sale falls through. No filtering of ...
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What licences allow commercial use but not distribution?

I have taken some photos and I want to allow free commercial use but not allow re-distribution. More specifically what I want to do is to allow people to use them on their own ( commercial or ...
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Where can I have photos printed in bulk at wholesale prices?

I would like to sell prints of my photos, does anyone have know of any suppliers that print photos off in bulk? Ideally based in the UK but I would also consider printers abroad. I don't want to use ...
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How to prepare photography equipment for resale

I have a few older lenses that I'm thinking of selling. What are some essential steps in preparing photographic equipment (such as lenses, camera bodies, speedlights, etc.) for resale? Are there steps ...
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My late, blind father-in-law was a photographer in the 1960s. Where should we go to appraise/sell his work?

I'm hoping to tap the collective knowledge here to help my mother-in-law out. My late father-in-law was a professional photographer through the 1960s, and he photographed the Los Angeles and San ...
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How to keep track of image licenses sold?

When selling licenses to images, how to keep track who has bought what rights to what images? Accounting seems to kind of track this information, but it still needs some way to to connect images to ...
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Authentic Best site for selling Photographs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make extra money with photography? I have some 40 Gigs of Photographs of all kind lying in my computer and external hard disk. So I thought of selling my ...
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What are some good places to sell photo prints online, with a focus on Europe?

There's already good links at What are some good places to sell photo prints online? – but they are mostly US-centric, and since I am targeting mostly people in Europe (especially Germany) – I'd ...
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How can I determine if I can use a photo commercially?

Hold on for a second, I know that this is not the perfect place to ask but i dont have any other choice. I was searching for a picture for my project, an iphone app which i'm planning to sell upon ...
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Can you sell a photo of a hotel building or a sign of a public market?

I have two photos that I took while on vacation, one of the Public Market sign in Seattle and the other is the Sax hotel in Chicago. I have manipulated them in photoshop and am impressed with both ...
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What legal issues are there with selling photographs of white river rafting companies?

Are there any legal issues involved with going to a public river and taking pictures of white water rafters coming down the river? Firing them up to, say, a Smugmug Website for sale. More importantly, ...
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How can I make extra money with photography?

I have photos in Getty Images, in Shutterstock, Imagekind and I recently added some to RedBubble, but I'm not having the expected results. Does anyone have some history of success selling photographs ...
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How can amateurs monetize photos? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way for a hobbyist to start generating income from photos? How can I make extra money with photography? I am an amateur who sometimes takes pictures ...
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Is there a web script for clients to pick the photos they want to buy from me? [closed]

I'm currently developing a website for a multimedia business and they do event photography. I'm looking for a script/software that could help their clients to pick the photos they want to buy from a ...
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Do the products that form the kit of a camera have different EANs?

This question targets mostly the people that sell cameras. Sometimes the producer of a certain type of camera sells it together with a few accessories in a kit. I've done quite a few searches and I ...
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How do you find a location to set up a photo exhibition?

Where can you find a good place to set up a photo exhibition, and how do you go about getting accepted into that exhibition?
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Experience selling with Getty Images

Have you ever sold any pictures through Getty images? Are you happy with the experience? What did you think about the pricing they proposed? Did you think you could sell more for a smaller price? ...