Be a part of one of the world's fastest growing imaging phenomenons: microstock photography. Microstock photography provides both professional and amateur photographers an opportunity to diversify their income and expand their artistic visibility by turning day trip photos or photography portfolios into viable business investments.

Douglas Freer has written a comprehensive book that details the technical and commercial processes of the microstock industry. A must read for entrants into the microstock photography field, Microstock Photography shows you how to:

.Choose the right microstock agency
.Shoot work that will sell
.Navigate the strict technical requirements
.Understand the likely financial returns
.Review licensing models
.Understand copyright issues

Over 60 illustrations and photographs help you improve your skills, learn new techniques specific to shooting stock photography and better understand what the microstock market demands. Anyone can shoot digital stock photography, but in order to make money and be successful, you need the practical advice that can only be found in this book.

chapter 1|12 pages

Understanding the Microstock Revolution

chapter 2|16 pages

How to Make Dollars from Cents

chapter 3|34 pages

What Sells and What Does Not

chapter 4|14 pages

How to Make Sure Your Pictures Win

chapter 6|16 pages


chapter 7|22 pages

Setting up a Home Studio

chapter 9|6 pages

Mixing It with Rights-Managed Stock

chapter 10|10 pages

Case Studies

chapter 11|8 pages

Copyright, Trademarks, and Model Releases

chapter 12|6 pages

The Future of Microstock Photography