Monthly Archives: April 2012

Step #5 Your Initial Stock Photography Workflow

Step #5a – Work Flow Now that you’ve set your camera properly and taken some pictures, what do you do with your images now?  You are probably going to need to store them somewhere and back them up!  You should store and backup your images on two separate drives either on a CD, DVD, USB flash drive, a hard read more »

Step #4 – Available Light – Why and how to use it in Stock Photography

Step #4 – Available Light Here at Stockphotoguru.com our goal is to get you on the path of creating residual income from microstock photography, and making this goal obtainable to anyone, regardless of finances.  So, you don’t need to run out and purchase tons of lighting equipment.  One of the easiest things to shoot is read more »

Step #3 – Model Releases and Property Releases – What you need to know

You need a property release when you are shooting people where their identity is visible.  It is hit/miss when dealing with bodies, but always with faces.  Feet/hands, etc. you are probably safe to not have a release.   Most microstock companies will accept a signed model release from another agency, however we discovered that Dreamstime did read more »