Are you a photographic enthusiast? Did you see those beautiful images you took lying idle in your hard disk? Are you someone who takes pictures and makes videos at every family occasion and people admires your talent because the pictures you take are as beautiful as the moment? Answer these questions and if you get a yes, then answer this one also- have you ever though that you could probably earn money by utilising these images you click and videos which you make?
Photography is becoming one of the most popular professions these days. People travel around the, visits new places and captures images and videos to keep them as a memory. So why not sell those memories to earn extra money. Online selling of images and videos is one of the most easiest and convenient method of earning money without having to travel across the city or putting up some exhibition.
There are websites which provides you the platform to sell your images. If you have images which people appreciate, then why not enhance them a little and put it on online websites to sell. For the same you actually don’t need to have some specialised skills but you should know some features which enhances the beauty of the image. You put the images on the website and you get paid for each and every image you post on the website. One of the most popular stock image site is istockphoto.com .
But this cannot be done with the images you take from your mobile phones. You should have a professional camera for the same. This will not only enhance the quality of your images but will be a kind of motivating factor for you to take up this work. If you have your own personalised camera, you will try to go and explore more places which will not only increase your knowledge about the place and their culture. So you are not only earning money but also gaining a lot of information.
Then we have videos also which can prove to be a source of revenue for you. There are video sharing sites online which works on a simple model of revenue sharing. You just have to host your videos on their site, on which they will run some advertisements. Through this, they will earn some amount which will be split into advertisement and video revenue. There is one more way you could earn money through videos. There are websites who will pay you depending upon the number of views of the video. So all you need to know is, how to make a video which will engage people in it.
So this is the time you realise that your images and videos can not only be kept as a memory but can yield you profit. Start contacting people and search on websites. There are many enthusiasts who love to buy and collect pictures and videos which are relevant to them. Just remember, keep your camera ready and click and shoot, it will fetch you living!