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Photography As a Home Based Business

Updated on January 13, 2011

One of the best methods of making money with pictures is that you should concentrate on the various magazines. You need not be an expert to sell photographs to various magazines. In fact if the situation is right and the picture is great, many magazines will buy the photographs from you. The first step to make money selling photographs to magazines is to first buy and look at the pictures that are used in the magazines. Look at the angles at which the pictures are taken, the resolution that is used and also other relevant features that will help you in taking the pictures.

Once you have made the right pictures, the next step is to send them to the editor of the magazine. Once you have sent the pictures, you may have to wait a while before the magazine responds. In the meantime, you can repeat the same process and send some different pictures to another magazine. You should make sure that you do not send the same pictures to many editors as it will end you in a soup if more than one magazines accept the same pictures.

You can also create pictures for postcard printing companies if you are in the process of making money with pictures. Though the postcard business may be on the decline with other modes of communication overtaking the business, postcards are still sold as souvenirs all over the world. This has created myriad opportunities for the budding photographer. So, there are many methods that you can use to make money on the internet. This is just one of the many methods to earn money from home.


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    • JAILTALK profile image

      JAILTALK 6 years ago from Oregon

      I love photography. Always wanted to sell postcards and make a calendar. Voted up and looking forward to reading more of your hubs

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      Justsilvie 6 years ago

      Very useful Hub! Will share it with my facebook friends. people living overseas often need to find new sources to make a living-

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      Don A. Hoglund 6 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      Up and useful

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      H P Roychoudhury 6 years ago from Guwahati, India

      Not with photography alone, any activity, if any one carries out with sincerity or devotion he can earn money.