Monday, 27 August 2012

How to Get Your Photographs Accepted at Stock Libraries Click Here: How to Get Your Photographs Accepted at Stock Libraries

This article from Jason Row, was posted by our friends at Light Stalking and provides some valuable advice for those of you looking to sell your photos through Stock Libraries.


These days more and more people are considering selling their images via stock libraries. However some people find initially getting into a library be it macro stock like Alamy or micro stock such as iStockphoto a hugely frustrating ordeal. You prepare and send your very best images time after time and keep receiving the dreaded submission failed email. Today we have a look at how to prepare images for stock so that your submission is accepted.

Shoot What’s Needed!

Perhaps one of the biggest mistakes, would be stock photographers make, is sending their best images. This statement is not as daft as it sounds, the simple fact is, your best images may not be what the library is looking for. What you actually need to be sending is images the library needs. Working out what this is can be tricky, but you will often find that stock agencies publish a list of required images, failing that, fire off an email to the curator asking if there is a particular area where they require more images.

To read the rest of the article, follow the link : How to Get Your Photographs Accepted at Stock Libraries 


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