small PORTFOLIO, BIG returns
The difficult part of stock photography is determining what will sell. At the beginning what I did was to look at the most popular photographers and get an idea what is selling for them. And I do encourage the newcomers to do so. However, generally these photographer's portfolios are HUGE so it's overwhelming to look through their portfolios. And since these photographers also have a large portfolios, the exposure percentage is also high. Exposure means sales. Newbies like me don't have that luxury. Which means even if you produce the same or even better photo in your own portfolio as one you have seen in the large selling portfolios, this does not guaranty it will sell as well; if any. So I figured for newbies to start selling now before the portfolio gets large enough is to produce the "right" type of stock.
Photo credits: Nicole Andersen, Alicia Dearmin, Cherylt, Cinnamon, Carolyn Seelen, Matthew Apps, Frances Fruit, Ben Renard-wiart, Has1sue, Heather Jones, I-bag, William Dean, Matthew Egginton, Jane Mortimore, Mitchell Barutha, Narcisa, Orest, Greg Biggs, Alexandr Klochkov, Yevettem, Zbieg2001.
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