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Step #5-B Your POST SHOOT Stock Photography Workflow

Now that you have shot your images, what are you to do? This video shows you how to manage your post shooting workflow by giving you step by step instructions on how to download, catalog, rename, backup and store your images. To be able to organize your images, you want to make sure they are read more »

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 »

How to Make Your Own CHEAP DIY Lightbox or Light tent with PVC and a shower curtain

Stuart Wainstock and I made a couple easy and CHEAP light tents or lightboxes out of PVC, a shower curtain, some clamps and some waterproof material.  Take a look, the video quality is sub-par, but the demo is rad!  A very easy way to make great white cut out images for stock using cheap hot-shoe read more »

Gettyimages.com & iStockphoto.com want you to “GET REAL” with your stock photo submissions

OK, so this is really cool, and impressive.  For a bit now, Gettyimages.com  (and now istockphoto.com – yeah!) has been a little more flexible on accepting images that are not “technically perfect” as long as the photo looks ‘natural’.  Huge props here, as most of us live in a ‘natural’ world where real life happens read more »

Flickr – iStockphoto – Getty – How does this all work for the istock exclusive contributor?

As an exclusive contributor with iStockphoto.com I have been increasingly interested on how I take full advantage of the various collections that istock.com offers it’s contributors.  The Vetta and Agency collections have been a great way for contributors to get their highest quality images into an exclusive arena where profits are much higher.  Since Getty read more »

What is MicroStock Stock Photography? and Why YOU should get involved

  What is microstock photography? Microstock photography is a combination of the idea of micro payment and stock photography.  Its an arena of stock photography that prices images at such a micro price that buying multiple images becomes an option.  The microstock  world really boomed in the early 2000s after the creation of sites like iStockphoto, read more »