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What is the legality of selling prints of "private land" in the UK?

The general position under UK law is that you can take any photos you like if you are on public property - this is how all those long-lens paparazzi are legal. As you note, almost all the UK is owned ...
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If I have a never-published photo of a celebrity, can I make money selling glossy prints of it online?

1975 is a long time ago (though I remember the year too), but this SE question is worth a read. If I'm reading Wikipedia's "Sheer Heart Attack" page correctly, it sounds like the McFarlin Memorial ...
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How to determine the resale value of used lenses and camera bodies?

The best method to price a lens is by seeing what the market value of the same used lens are. There are many different ways to determine the value across different platform. For each of these compare ...
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How do I get paid for my photography?

To put into perspective the challenge I spent 4 years apprenticed to a master photographer before I went into business. I didn't realize it at the time, but it would take me a further 6 years to ...
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I took a photo of a guitar. Do I need a property release to sell it as a stock image?

In the case of a picture of a product, the potential issue is trademark infringement (passing off). And sometimes the shape or some other aspect is also trademarked... e.g. both Fender and Gibson ...
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Can I modify an image I found on Shutterstock for my own commercial purposes?

I am not an attorney. This answer does not provide any legal advice, other than to advise you not to rely on legal advice from strangers on the Internet, and to consult an attorney in your ...
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500px and Adobe Stock pay just with PayPal or had another option?

According to 500px.com's payout support article, it appears the only digital payment service they currently support is PayPal: We can send payments via the following (please note that options vary ...
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General rules of thumb for selling photos at art festivals?

I am exhibiting at a local artfair tomorrow, and have been exhibiting at fairs, big and small, for antiques and art/photography for years. Bottom line is that you need to offer prints in all formats, ...
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What's a relatively cheap format for selling my nighttime fine art prints that have a lot of black in them?

I buy museum non glare, UV glass in bulk ( Box of many sheets ) at a glass supplier and cut it my self to fit whatever size i need. Yes it costs more then regular glass but getting it wholesale is ...
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I took a photo of a guitar. Do I need a property release to sell it as a stock image?

DISCLAIMER: IANAL and so this answer does not constitute legal advice and is purely an opinion. No. There is no case I can think of where you would be required to present a release for an ordinary ...
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If I have a never-published photo of a celebrity, can I make money selling glossy prints of it online?

If the image has anything unique about it compared to what is already out there you are probably better off contacting music magazines like rolling stone (again, because the people have changed and it ...
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Where can I sell stock photos as a minor?

You can always sell them through someone you trust who's not a minor, such as your parents. There just needs to be an adult who can sign a contract and can adopt the responsibility that the contract ...
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Selling photographs: Getty or Shutterstock?

I don't think that your photos would necessarily sell better on other stock platforms. Most already feature many photos that are very similar to yours, as well as many that are of higher technical (...
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How to go about selling digital files for printing and how to price them?

If you want to begin selling digital images, you would likely want to ask a few questions of the buyer before making any decisions on output or price. Some questions I would recommend include: Is ...
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How to determine the resale value of used lenses and camera bodies?

Over the years I have bought and sold many cameras and lenses. The key is to be competitive since, as they say, the value of something is what people pay for it. For a camera or lens that is current ...
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Should I upgrade from a Canon 550D to a Canon 5D mark II?

... have been using the Canon550D all along. I love it Well take it from me, if you like using a 550D, you'll probably hate using a much bigger and heavier 5D2 (and bigger and heavier lenses will be ...
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What are the most profitable strategies for selling photos designs?

An artist and their art is proven by a volume of work. However, the photographer's "volume" is not everything shot but a large volume of the best shots. So the credible artist is a specialist and the ...
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How do I give permission to a photographer, to sell images of me, on Stock Photography websites such as Alamy or Shutterstock?

When a photographer uploads to stock agencies such as Alamy or Shutterstock, they have 2 options to consider. Option 1 - Commercial - If the image being uploaded is intended to be used for commercial ...
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Are car pictures copyrighted/trademarked?

There is no such thing as "copywrite" or "copywright" - it's "copyright", the right to copy something, nothing to do with writing. If you made the images (and weren't ...
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What are the most profitable strategies for selling photos designs?

When researching my latest course, I visited the Alexa ranking of all of the biggest sites to sell artwork on, and came up with the top websites by traffic. Here are the top POD sites, According to ...
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Best Website building platform to sell large NEF and ARW files online

NEF and ARW are RAW file formats. They are not images in a way that they fully define an image. They are rather sensor plus meta data that can be interpreted into a well defined image. If you load ...
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What's a relatively cheap format for selling my nighttime fine art prints that have a lot of black in them?

Personally, I love plaque mounted images and that's what I get done for all of mine that I sell. They are mounted on wood, heat sealed with a vinyl matte laminate, and the edges are bevelled and ...
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Signing photography prints with personal name or business name

The first idea that comes to my mind... The sign or tag is the first thing that the customer will see. If you sign the image by your name you are advertizing your personal services; if you sign the ...
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Ways to obtain new portrait photography clients?

Marketing is all about putting your message out where your target audience will see it. Do they use Instagram? Make sure you have one. Do they use Facebook? Get that one too. You can duplicate posts ...
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Ways to obtain new portrait photography clients?

In the long run, in prder to create a reputation, You can simply walk around and ask permission to random people in the street to take a photograph. Something like humans of new york. Find your ...
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