Looking for ways to make money at home? There’s a goldmine in your digital camera. Discover how you can turn photography into a profitable home business in this article.
Many people are already making money with their digital camera online. Do a Google search for “stock photography”. Many of these sites will take your photographs and will display them online. They pay you varying amounts when people buy your photographs to use in print and on the Web.
While at these small amounts of cash are very welcome, you can make much more money taking photographs for people and businesses in your local area.
Think about your own interests. Do you have a wedding coming up? Wedding photography is a very profitable area, so go along to the wedding and takes some practice shots. This will give you an idea of what’s involved. Keep practicing, and you’ll soon be able to call yourself a wedding photographer.
Another profitable area is taking product shots for online auctions. Many auction sellers outsource their photography to professionals. All you need to take these shots is your camera and a small portable studio with lights and reflectors.
How Jena Started Her Online Photography Business
Jena started her online photography business three years ago by selling prints from home and from a couple of Web sites which sold them on commission. She is the winner of several photography prizes, and selling her prints online enables her to sell to a global audience. She’s been so successful at this, that digital photography is now her full time career.
She now sells stock photography on various sites. She says “I can sell photographs which were just cluttering my computer hard drive because I didn’t know what else to do with them.”
Recently she and a couple of friends have set up a home business in which they create T-shirts, aprons, devotes and other small items from their photographs. They sell these items online as well as at local markets on weekends.
With Christmas coming up Jena is designing a range of photographic Christmas cards to sell online. She already has several orders. She is designing a range of Valentine’s Day cards as well.
I hope this article has given you some ideas of the many ways in which you can make money with your digital camera. Get started today.
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