5 ways to make money with a digital camera (stills)
- Sell pictures of events (celebrity/ political)
Are you there in the moment? Did Tom Cruise come into your store and ninja kick the sofa? Did Obama hold up a chicken?
Celebrity and political events are great places to get exclusive pictures. Magazines/newspapers want these for their headliners.
There are agencies that sell your pictures if they have a value :
Did you take pictures of a hot model, or have a fantastic collection of digital art? Try selling a calendar to your friends. Posters, mugs, journals and magazines can be custom made with online stores.
Custom make your merchandise :
- Portfolio services
Are you in a town/city that has modeling agencies and actors? Sell your services by providing custom shoots. Find studios and cut a deal to provide your clients with great pics at good prices.
Although hard to find, there are still photo-journalist jobs where you will take pictures for broadcast news.
- Online picture archives
You can sell high quality stock pictures of all kinds (people/landscapes) and earn royalties on digital sales (Please note you need a fairly large stockpile of pics to earn a decent income)
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