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Questions tagged [selling]

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

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Photography Studio equipment sale [closed]

I have an entire photo studio of equipment for sale in NJ. All is in great working order and would like to know where to sell it, hopefully as a whole deal. There are over thirty items so ebay and ...
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Do I need a model-release for a photo of a stranger if I sell it as a print

Do I need a model-release for a photo of a stranger if I want to sell it as a print such as on canvas, or on a product like a shirt, mug, calendar, etc.
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What are the most profitable strategies for selling photos designs?

What strategy do you recommend to become the most profitable with my photos and designs. Is it selling on a photo selling site like Getty? Opening a Printful shop? Selling on Etsy? Where should I ...
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Is a model release needed if a model posed for a shooting but isn't identifiable?

I've seen variants of this question but couldn't find my specific case. So what if I have someone specifically pose for a picture but: In the end product the person is not identifiable by any means. ...
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500px and Adobe Stock pay just with PayPal or had another option?

What other options do I have with these platforms? I currently live in Paraguay which doesn't allow me to receive payments through PayPal.
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If I have a never-published photo of a celebrity, can I make money selling glossy prints of it online?

I have a never-before-published picture of Freddie Mercury (approx. 15 ft. away, and taken by me) from Queen's Dallas concert on March 22, 1975. Would it be profitable to sell glossies (whatever size) ...
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General rules of thumb for selling photos at art festivals?

I am considering selling my work after a lot of interest of my work has recently been generated. I want to join a local art festival to see how it goes and if it is worth pursuing. For instance, ...
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How do I get from starting off photography to selling my photos? [closed]

I'm a starting wildlife photographer! My question is, how would I get to from just taking pictures to actually selling them and everything? I'm kinda new to most of this, It would be great to get ...
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What is the legality of selling prints of “private land” in the UK?

I have recently decided to try and sell my photographs as prints in mounts. I have seen on the National Trust website that selling images of their locations is not allowed with out a permit, which is ...
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Selling photographs of commercial airplanes [closed]

I was wondering if it is legal to sell photographs of commercial aircraft?
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Selling pictures [duplicate]

My Flickr Account Some people have taken interest in my pictures. Now personally, I don't believe my pictures are good enough to be printed. However, if I were to print my pictures where do you ...
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Signing photography prints with personal name or business name

I have been reading a lot about how and where to sign photography prints, whether one should, and searching for examples of signed canvas wrapped and metal prints. Should I sign/digitally sign my ...
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Where can I sell stock photos as a minor?

I want to sell my stock photos online, but I am under 16 and don't have a driver's license and would prefer not to submit my birth certificate / passport. Is there a website that does this?
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Should I upgrade from a Canon 550D to a Canon 5D mark II? [duplicate]

I've been into photography for almost 7 years now and have been using the Canon 550D all along. I love it and have recently purchased a 1.4 lens which makes my photos even better. However, with my ...
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Ways to obtain new portrait photography clients?

I'd like to increase my portrait business. I've had good experiences with family, pet portraits and High School seniors. My local newspaper is quite expensive. I've had okay luck with Craigslist, ...
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How to determine the resale value of used lenses and camera bodies?

Lens is 4 years old but is well maintained, has no scratches, and looks new. Canon point and shoot camera which I wish to sell has been discontinued and is 5 years old but is well maintained, has ...
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Can I modify an image I found on Shutterstock for my own commercial purposes?

Could you tell me, if I find something that I like on Shutterstock and I decide to modify if it or create something similar and use that with my own commercial product, could be I punished or face ...
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Where can I upload photographs to sell online at 15 years of age [closed]

I am 15 years old and an amateur photographer. Is there a site where I can upload my photographs to sell them?
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Selling photographs: Getty or Shutterstock?

I've had around 11 photos on Getty now for around a year: http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/search/photographer?excludenudity=true&family=creative&license=rf&page=1&phrase=richard%...
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How to go about selling digital files for printing and how to price them?

I have recently shared an album of my pictures in an online photography forum and someone contacted me, asking if I can sell them a print, or the digital file for them to print themselves. I have ...
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Compensation for commercial use of photos

I've been contacted by a multinational company for collaboration on decorating their new Prague office with some of my photos (https://www.flickr.com/photos/florin_dr/albums/72157634349951035). My ...
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How to explain that the .jpg (digital file) of my photograph isn't free?

since I keep getting asked by different people if I can just send them the digital file to a photo of mine they've seen in the news, I'd like to ask: How do I explain politely that I'm trying to make ...
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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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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 the sales volumes of 50/1.4 and 50/1.8 lenses? [closed]

Not a very interesting question in and of itself, but I'd like to get some numbers to use in a following question.
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 precious 2 ...
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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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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 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 it'...
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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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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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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 ...