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Online photography selling business idea

Happy to have a photographer as well as an entrepreneur here. I believe that photographers have a different perspective of looking at the world. They see beauty in everything and have the talent of capturing it perfectly. Hence, let us understand the online photography selling business idea.

Do you remember how we as kids used to love those books which had lots of pictures? It used to be visually appealing and therefore we were able to learn easily from such books. The concept is simple that a book with mere text seems dull and boring. Our brains have to strain itself to imagine what we are reading and learn out of it. On the other hand pictures, graphs or images stimulate our imagination so that our brain can effortlessly understand things. The same is with web pages. Imagine this website without all the pictures and see how monotonous it will look. It proves the importance of the pictures or images in our lives.

If you are someone who is blessed with the hobby or skill in photography, the online photography selling is a good business for you. All the pictures which you find in different websites are not necessarily taken or designed by their owners. They mostly purchase them from freelance photographers. I have seen many people who enjoy photography but due to their regular jobs cannot spare time for this passion of theirs. This article is specially dedicated to all of you my friends who are in the similar situation.

When and how

When you find that you have a great collection of pictures which are worthy to be shown to the world, it is the right time to start. It is a business which you can do in your spare time. It is a great way to earn from your hobby.

Talking about how to proceed with the online photography selling business idea, you are required to contact those website owners whom you think you can provide relevant photographs. You may find many who are in the need of your services. If you cannot find any suitable website to work for, you can submit your photographs at websites like Getty images, Pixar etc. From such websites also you can get a good value for your photographs. One more important thing to mention here is that you must have a good quality camera with you. Buy a DSLR camera as a capital investment in your business.

About the author


An MBA in HR and Marketing from AIMS Institute (Bangalore University), He heads digital business he has a rich experience that he has garnered from his previous organisations Including leading Banks, NBFCs & Genpact India. He is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Heavy Group of Companies.

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