Best Stock Photography Books

1. Microstock Photography: How to Make Money from Your Digital Images

by Douglas Freer

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.…»

2. Digital Stock Photography: How to Shoot and Sell

by Michal Heron

Digital Stock Photography equips photographers with everything they need to know to create digital stock photos that sell in todayâÄôs marketplace. From organizing a shoot to raking in the profits as the pictures sell and sell and sell again, all the steps are here: Capturing digital images, working with scans, digital delivery of images, evaluating equipment, organizing digital files, building an archive, and more. Thirty assignments, designed to reflect…»

3. Sell & Re-Sell Your Photos

by Rohn Engh

Completely revised and updated, this classic book shows new and veteran photographers how to sell their work. Filled with photos, charts, tables and sidebars, Sell & Re-Sell Your Photos helps photographers focus their goals and improve their profits. Includes advice on:. Good pictures vs. marketable pictures. The web and how computers are being used in the stock photo business. How to market by mail - and present a professional image. Promotion…»

5. Stock Photography: Professional Images and Techniques

by Ulrike Welsch

This primer in stock photography will help the reader understand the business, learn the market, and take better stock photographs. Working image by image through nearly 60 photographs shot around the globe, the author explains how she got each shot, the photographic equipment and techniques used, and how she makes all of her images earn money. Special attention is paid to creating images for common stock photography markets such as education, architecture…»