Traveler job is the best one can enjoy lifetime! Here is a tip on how to make money selling your photos online. Earn $100 per image in the beginning of your travel job.
You are a traveler, passionate about taking photographs of those beautiful and adventurers trip!
First of all, you need to create one account, probably a SmugMug account and sell through it. SmugMug is offering a 15% subscription discount now.
Travel to your village, town, city and state first. Then roam your country. There are several things to shoot and explore around your. Travel as much as possible with your camera. This is the thumb rule for a successful start in travel job.
Search for the cheapest rooms and places to stay. Eat the best exotic street foods, which are the favourite of locals.
Always have something to sell. I know a person who takes photos for huge publications all over the world.If you decided to travel at discounted price, look for such place where you can stay comfortably.
India is cheaper than Thailand,Thailand is cheaper than Paris, Turkey is cheaper than Rome. Uzbekistan is cheaper than Stockholm.
If you would like to make money selling photos, here are some of the various places you can try.
I would recommend these few travel job where you can earn money as a travel photographer.
Make money selling your photos online
SmugMug – Upload your photos, set your price, and earn 85% of the markup.
ShutterStock – Get paid for photos, illustrations, and video clips. Rates vary on subscription plan, exclusivity, and type of vector. Site says you can earn up to $120 per image download and 30% royalty on every clip purchased.
iStockphoto – Pays contributors a base royalty rate of 15% for each file downloaded. If you are an exclusive contributor you can earn up to 45% commission.
Dreamstime – Earn 25% – 60% from each sale you make.
PhotoSpin – Earn a 40% revenue split for non-exclusive images. Payments made via PayPal, Skrill, or by check.
123RF – Earn 60% commission when someone downloads your image.
500Prime – Make money by uploading and selling your photos on 500Prime. Payments are made via PayPal.
Alamy – Earn 50% of each sale.
Animals Animals – Make 50% commission off your high quality animal and nature photos. See site for submission guidelines.
BigStock – Your earnings are per download, and based on the customer’s type of payment plan and image size purchased.
BlendImages – Contact for rates and details.
Corbis – Contact for rates and details.
Crestock – Royalty rates are calculated on a progressive scale, based on the total number of images sold since joining, ranging from 20% – 40% commission.
CrowdFoto – Select an assignment, use your camera or smartphone to take the image, and upload it. If the client likes your photo you’ll be paid €20 via PayPal.
Cutcaster – Earn 40% – 65% for each credit spent downloading the contributors’ file.