Keeping your stock portfolio relevant and up-to-date is key to attracting customers and increasing sales of your photos and videos. Understanding current trends provides invaluable creative direction in planning future shoots and making sure you’re providing what buyers are looking for.
A recent article from our friends at Stock Photo Secrets, entitled “80 Surprising Stock Photography Trends 2015”, pulls together a massive list of 80 top stock photo trends for the coming year. And these aren’t just guesses of what’s going to be popular what’s not. This information was gathered directly from the input of 16 major stock photo agencies from around the world that perform ongoing analysis of search criteria and purchase data to stay abreast of industry demands.
Covering trends in lighting, composition, subject matter, concept, and more, and complete with descriptions and photo examples, this comprehensive article is an excellent resource for gaining insight and inspiration for planning your shoots for the year ahead.