Are you a new or experienced photographer interested in making some extra money with your photos? Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, you can earn part-time or full-time passive income as a freelance microstock photographer. Imagine shooting what you want, whenever you want, and letting your online microstock agency do the marketing and selling for you, 24/7, all around the world.
This is a risk-free business opportunity with a very low entry barrier. There are no fees to join a microstock agency. To get started, all you need is a camera, a computer and editing software, and time.
You take your photos, use editing software to make them just right, add keywords, and upload them to your agency. They track and manage all your sales transactions, and you request your payment.
Microstock photos are purchased by graphic designers, publishers, website developers, bloggers, and anyone else who needs images for their creative projects. As long as they have commercial value, your photos can be of pretty much anything, limited only by your imagination. A quick look at one micro stock photo site, will show you just how varied the topics can be.
Develop your own unique creativity and style, and capture the attention of a variety of buyers from around the world.
Who Can Participate In Microstock Photography?
New Photographers – Even if you’re new to photography and just learning the basics you can participate in owning your own microstock business. No previous experience is necessary, and nobody will be checking your ‘resume’. Stock photography is based on creativity and talent. If you love taking photos, have a willingness to learn, and are looking for a new business opportunity, then you can participate.
Amateur Photographers & Hobbyists – You may already know how to take great pictures. Have you considered making money with your photography? If you have an eye for ‘stock photography’ it may be relatively easy for you to branch out and begin making money with your photography.
Professional Photographers – You’re a veteran photographer. You already have and know how to use your camera equipment, how to get great shots, and use software correction tools. Maybe you’ve even tried microstock but it didn’t seem to ‘take off’ for you. This community is for you. You CAN make money with micro stock photography to supplement (or replace) your current business.
Other Photographers – Retirees, Young Mothers & Fathers, Students, Travelers, Underwater Photographers, Flickr Activist, Film Photographers. You name it – if you enjoy taking photos and are interested in increasing your skills while you earn some extra income, then microstock may offer the perfect opportunity for you!
Your Next Step
So you’re interested in giving microstock a try. What’s your next step?
Everything Microstock is dedicated to helping people, just like you, start and grow their own microstock business. We share our experiences, collect and create resources, answer your questions, and offer coaching to help you at all stages of your business growth. To start your journey with microstock: