19 episodes

Whoever has a camera to photograph, be it a professional DSLR or a smartphone, can make money selling his photos and videos online.

Agencies like Pond5, Shutterstock, and Adobe Stock sell stock images to webmasters and advertisers, and stock footage to TV producers and directors. That content is produced by freelancers around the world that sometimes work with $1,500 equipment.

Stock images subjects can be city landmarks, people, professions, animals, and others, but only producers who know what the market wants can make a lot of money with microstock.

To learn more, please visit this page:
https://www.microstockguru.com/someone-wants-to-buy-your-photos/
and listen to this podcast:
https://www.microstockguru.com/podcast/

Sell your photos and videos online Daniele Carrer

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Whoever has a camera to photograph, be it a professional DSLR or a smartphone, can make money selling his photos and videos online.

Agencies like Pond5, Shutterstock, and Adobe Stock sell stock images to webmasters and advertisers, and stock footage to TV producers and directors. That content is produced by freelancers around the world that sometimes work with $1,500 equipment.

Stock images subjects can be city landmarks, people, professions, animals, and others, but only producers who know what the market wants can make a lot of money with microstock.

To learn more, please visit this page:
https://www.microstockguru.com/someone-wants-to-buy-your-photos/
and listen to this podcast:
https://www.microstockguru.com/podcast/

    Selling historical footage earning 1000 euros per month

    Selling historical footage earning 1000 euros per month

    The story of an amateur video maker who started selling historical footage purchased on Ebay in microstock agencies such as Pond5 and Shutterstock, achieving 1000 euros a month earnings after his first year in the microstock business

    In the 19th episode of Sell Your Photos and Videos Online, Daniele Carrer also talks about:
    - A tool that tells which keywords buyers of a stock image have entered
    - Why the same buyer should buy photos of a specific contributor multiple times
    - How to go from being a contributor to being an entrepreneur
    - The best software and marketplaces for 3D graphics
    - Why agencies are selling new content faster
    - How to shoot a hyperlapse properly
    - A good DSLR for shooting 8K stock footage
    - The new iStockphoto API key for Microstock Plus
    - Why can't you upload stolen videos to YouTube

    Find the text of the podcast and all the links and resources mentioned on this page:
    https://www.microstockguru.com/selling-historical-footage/

    • 30 min
    Earning 69 dollars on a single sale of a stock image

    Earning 69 dollars on a single sale of a stock image

    A professional photographer and microstock contributor earned $69 on Shutterstock with a single sale of an extended license of a stock image of a buffalo he shot near his house.

    He also experienced numerous sales of stock images of a small city in Poland, asking the community of producers for an explanation about why that happened.

    In the 106th episode of Sell Your Photos and Videos Online, Daniele Carrer also talks about:

    - Sudden and anomalous sales of the stock images of a city
    - The success that the Unreal Engine 3D graphics software is having
    - Dropstock.io to understand the demand for content in microstocks
    - The best codecs for selling stock footage
    - The convenience of creating 8K time-lapses at 60 fpp
    - Amazon publishing as an additional form of monetization for photographers

    Find the text of the podcast and all the links and resources mentioned on this page:
    https://www.microstockguru.com/earn-stock-images/

    • 28 min
    Photographing people (without people)

    Photographing people (without people)

    Unreal Engine is a free software that allows you to create photos and videos that portray people who do not exist, but made in such a photorealistic way that it is difficult to notice that they have been generated on the computer.

    In the 17th episode of "Selling Photos and Videos Online", Daniele Carrer also talks about:
    - why outsourcing titles and keywords can increase your earnings
    - how long it takes to sell a newly published video
    - Shutterstock's increasingly insane policies
    - how to make money by exploiting the shortage of supply for content
    - Depositphotos changes ownership and business model
    - professional photographers’ faults

    Find the text of the podcast and all the links and resources mentioned on this page:
    https://www.microstockguru.com/photographing-people/

    • 31 min
    From office worker to professional photographer and video maker

    From office worker to professional photographer and video maker

    Gianni Nitti worked as an employee for years and then decided to give up his job to open his own business and become a full-time photographer and video maker.

    Since he changed his life, his activity as a microstock contributor is booming.

    In the 15th episode of Sell Your Photos and Videos Online, Daniele Carrer also talks about:
    - Some reasons other than money why producing microstock can change your life for the better
    - How much you earn from photo and video sales on iStockphoto
    - A contributor who grossed $55 from selling an image on Shutterstock
    - When you have to change your camera to earn more with microstock
    - Why agencies don't accept content created in Disney parks
    - Why it is not worth filming an event which has a registered trademark
    - How to take your video business to another level

    You can find the text of the podcast and all the links and resources mentioned on this page:
    https://www.microstockguru.com/office-worker-professional-photographer/

    • 22 min
    The photographer who has made 4200 dollars with an 8 seconds video

    The photographer who has made 4200 dollars with an 8 seconds video

    Andrea Delbò is a professional photographer who works in the publishing world and for some important brands.

    A few years ago, he started uploading content to microstocks, starting with Shutterstock, and he obtained great sales with the latter, starting with a single video of 8 seconds that has grossed 4200 dollars to date.

    In the 15th episode of Sell Your Photos and Videos Online, Daniele Carrer also talks about:

    - iStockphoto and the kind of stock images that sells on it
    - EyeEm that reshapes the royalties it pays to photographers and video makers
    - a contributor who tried BlackBox as an editor
    - how to create model releases efficiently
    - why microstock is a passive income
    - when it's convenient to create stock footage with a fluid head tripod
    - how to shoot an Ironman event
    - why the photography business is changing
    - selling your photos directly on Arcadina

    You can find the text of the podcast and all the links and resources mentioned on this page:
    https://www.microstockguru.com/photographer-4200-dollars-stock-footage/

    • 30 min
    From microstock producer to Bitcoin miner

    From microstock producer to Bitcoin miner

    The story of a video maker who started the digital business by selling stock footage in the various microstocks and, after obtaining good results, expanded his projects by becoming a bitcoin miner and a podcaster.

    In the 14th episode of Sell Your Photos and Videos Online, Daniele Carrer also talks about:
    - Listeners who write books and launch digital tools for microstock contributors
    - Getty Images buying a site where they give away photos
    - How to open two contributor accounts in the same agency
    - Photos that are accepted by one microstock and rejected by another one
    - How convenient it is to keep detailed track of sales statistics
    - A review of iStockphoto made by a contributor

    You can find the text of the podcast and all the links and resources mentioned on this page:
    https://www.microstockguru.com/microstock-producer-bitcoin-miner/

    • 27 min

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