Photography and selling picturesDoes anyone know of any good sites to sell photographs that I have taken?

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megan-bright | (Level 1) Associate Educator

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You can also consider etsy.com. I am actually also trying to break into the world of photography. Not to make a living, but just to bring in some extra income. There are millions of images online, so I always feel it will be extremely difficult for me to take a photo that will be unique enough to sell online. Thus, I am also considering selling postcards, greeting cards, etc

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mwestwood | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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Are you near any tourist areas?  So often artists and photographers just set us a little stand on places where tourists stroll:  along the riverfront, etc.  In New Orleans, for instance, Jackson Square has much on display every weekend.   The idea of craft shows is excellent.  Often my friends and I have bought artwork and framed photos at such places.

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amy-lepore | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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Do you have a local artists' guild?  In many places, larger cities, but also smaller areas...they have preserved the downtown area for local artistisans, craftsmen, and performers to display their works.  You might contact your Chamber of Commerce to see if something like that exists in your area.  Good Luck!

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Lori Steinbach | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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As the holidays grow closer, there are lots of opportunities to showcase your photography.  Craft shows and holiday displays are a great place to get some local exposure and experience.  Many gift shops will take good products on consignment, meaning they will display and sell your work for a percentage of the profits.  Your best strategy to get your work seen is your friends and relatives at first, and then the possibilities are endless.  Best of luck with your new venture! 

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ask996 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

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I guess what you might stop to consider is what you want to accomplish with your photography. Do you want to sell them to anyone, or do you want to try and make a living with them. If you want to pursue a living, you might look at some magazine publications and see if they ever use freelance photographs. Good luck:D

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accessteacher | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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Another two I know about that you might want to check out is www.freeimages.co.uk or www.freelanceuk.com. Not too sure if they are just for UK, but worth checking out. Otherwise, as epollock says, go for ebay! Good luck and hope you find a suitable website!

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manestein14 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Honors

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oh you need to come to the Caribbean ...such scenic views both nature and otherwise.....sunsets, lovely beaches, trees, flora and fauna, people, animals, buildings,,,you name it! It is  spectacular  artistic background for all visitors!

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epollock | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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One of the best places to sell anything is also lone of the most famous: Ebay. There are sites that are specific to photography buffs but that would entail limiting the people to strictly photography enthusiasts, and that might be the best way to go if the photographs are very specific to one interested type of individual. On the other hand, if your purpose is to reach the greatest number of people interest3d in photography, then Ebaymight be the best way to go. There website ishttp://www.ebay.com, there are also other sites for photography enthusiasts such as  http://photographyenthusiasts.com, and

http://www.shutterpoint.com/Sell-Photos.cfm

 

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