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Stock Photography

Photography is a great hobby, and part of the fun is sharing your beautiful images with others. Stock photography provides a convenient way for shutterbugs to share their images with the world while making some money as well. Some stock photographers may make only a few dollars a month, while others enjoy a full time living snapping photos and selling the rights to use them. No matter what your ultimate goal, stock photography can be a fun, rewarding and potentially very lucrative hobby.

Of course it is important to understand the world of stock photography before diving in. There are some factors that makes a photo a good candidate for a stock photography portfolio, and many stock photo sites are quite selective about what type of photographs they will accept.

Some tips for making your move into the world of stock photography a successful and lucrative one include: