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Photos that sell: Passive income with the photos you already have PART III.

Michal Ďuriník, My cameras pay for my cameras

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16 Videos (1h 34m)
    • Welcome to the final part of the course!

    • Feedback and rejections

    • Noise and Sharpness rejections

    • Artefacts and CA rejections

    • Other rejections

    • Wrapping up the feedback section

    • Paypal

    • It's not only about photos!

    • Tell me how to spend my money

    • What camera to get

    • Best software to use

    • Online tools to save your sanity

    • The Shutterstock app

    • Find your photos out there!

    • On Resilience

    • Well done and thank you!


About This Class

You love photography. 

You share your photos with friends and they like it, but you want more.

Your photos deserve better than to collect dust on your hard drive!

Stop throwing money at your photography hobby, let it throw some back!


Learn how to make your expensive camera pay for itself. Learn how to license your photos online.

In Part I. you've set up your portfolios with the best agencies and you've learned to spot what photos from your portfolio are potential bestsellers. 

Part II. was all about legal issues (can I shoot people, buildings, cars?) and editorial photos. Mostly though, Part II. shows the tips, tricks and tools for an efficient and streamlined workflow that'll save you hours.

Here, in Part III., we discuss rejections (yes, you'll get some) and we chat about how to collect and spend your money well. You'll learn about additional ways of generating income with agencies and we'll review the most useful tools that'll save your sanity. As a dessert, you'll learn how to find your photos out there: be it book covers, music CDs or your mom's favorite magazine!

Depending on your dedication, this can be fun little set-it-and-forget-it project to support your hobby, or it can be a full-time adventure that pays for all your bills. 

The course is packed with actionable steps and activities - make sure you follow along and participate in the activities!

Forget the money for a second, though: imagine holding a book with your photo on cover, imagine your friends texting you "just saw one of your photos in a magazine I'm reading!". The satisfaction is priceless.

Sample student reviews:

"I am a total beginner at this and I feel like I've already learned so much. It is a very practical course, filled with how to's and do's and don'ts. Thanks so much for sharing this!"

"I thoroughly enjoyed this introduction, and I feel I have the tools needed to start selling my pictures online. The instructor is likable; he has a great sense of humor, and sets realistic expectations. He included some wonderful life lessons about dealing with feedback, and ways to spend one's earnings. [...] "

"this class is pure gold for beginners like myself, it's teaching me how to be efficient from day 1. I would give this 2 thumbs up if I could!"

"The course is well organized and the material is very concise. I particularly like the use of actual screen shots to support the topic. After viewing and reading a good bit on getting into stock photography, this course was exactly what I needed to take the final step toward getting my photos online."

 I'll see you in the course!

37 of 37 students recommendSee All

This series of course is a great launching pad for getting started in stock photography. The initial workflow Michal teaches is particularity useful. His directions are clear and each lesson builds off the last. Best of all he is responsive to questions, usually responding with in a 24hr period. I'm hoping he builds a fourth course that covers some more advanced stockphoto issues for those of us that are starting to feel established. Covering issues such as key word theory, how to discover and follow trends and capitalize on them, How do run some basic analytics based on your images that sell so you can better focus your efforts (time is money). And finally help with those grey area photos that you're not to sure if they should be editorial or not.
Great class. Really enjoyed all the information you gave in all 3 parts. I can't wait to make passive income!
An excellent class by a great teacher! Loved it. Thank you so much for all the tips and tricks youve share.





Michal Ďuriník

My cameras pay for my cameras

Currently living in Sydney, Australia, I split my time between research, university teaching and photography.

I've been selling my photos online for 7 years now - starting this side gig was one of my best decisions. Ever since, my cameras and lenses pay for themselves, and for my flight tickets. I'm excited to share with you, how you can do the same!

Fun facts:

- President of MQ Photography Society

- Lectured to hundreds of students and professionals on co...

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