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    • LuckyPenny
    • By LuckyPenny 12th Mar 18, 12:52 PM
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    Selling photographs
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    Selling photographs 12th Mar 18 at 12:52 PM
    My DH takes amazing photos mainly of landscapes and the outdoors - is there anywhere decent to sell these?

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    • droopsnoot
    • By droopsnoot 12th Mar 18, 7:49 PM
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    You could print and frame some, and take a stand at local craft shows or other events - one of my local steam fairs has an "arts and crafts" tent, and the local agricultural show.
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    • By p00hsticks 12th Mar 18, 7:51 PM
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    an ex-colleague of mine uses redbubble.com to sell his photos - not sure he gets much for them though
    • WeAreGhosts
    • By WeAreGhosts 13th Mar 18, 7:44 PM
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    Alamy.
    Although I find the market pretty saturated for landscapes.
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 13th Mar 18, 8:55 PM
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    Alamy.
    Although I find the market pretty saturated for landscapes.
    Originally posted by WeAreGhosts
    Yes, not just Alamy, but stock photography of any sort isn't an easy way to make money these days.
    Not saying you can't, but it's very competitive.
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    • chrisbur
    • By chrisbur 18th Mar 18, 9:26 PM
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    The returns from stock photography have been going down for some years. For example I started with Alamy in 2004 the average sale price for my pictures for the first few years were 2005 $134, 2006 $108 2007 $125 2008 $106. From this I received 65% for most of the sales. Last year 2017 the average sale price for my pictures had dropped to $31 and the 65% share had dropped to 50%.

    I would be inclined to try to get in with a specialist agency if possible,in my experience things are a bit better with them. Have a look here in the nature section.
    https://bapla.org.uk/en/pages/show_subject_search.html
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