Amateur photographers can offer their photos in the online image agency Fotolia incurred during the holidays. Tips from practice increase the sales opportunities. New York / Berlin, 11 September 2013 the summer holidays are over and the fond Germans return from vacation. With the baggage they have countless souvenirs in digital form: photos that are reminiscent of breathtaking landscapes, exotic plants and animals, or special moments. Some of them end up in social networks or private photo books, but the majority remain unused on your hard disk. While some images could bring cash its owner.
At Europe’s largest online image agency Fotolia even amateur photographers can sell their best shots and thus gaining a small but crucial income. Fotolia is an online marketplace where millions of high-quality images at affordable prices are finding. Everyone can offer his photos, if they conform to certain standards as regards quality and resolution as well as show an attractive motif. More as 300,000 amateur and professional photographers sell their images on Fotolia worldwide, some deny this even their livelihood. Also Jorg Stober owner of a software company in the main profession, has built up in this way a second foothold. The Berliner is an avid Shutterbug since 2009 and has sold almost 15,000 images on Fotolia (his portfolio is under). The 32-year-old explains what must bring a vacation photo, so it takes as many takers at a microstock Agency. The six main Einsteigertipps by amateur photographer Jorg Stober: 1.
high quality, short distance always the highest resolution set to achieve best quality. Your photos should be properly exposed, sharp and have no interference. If possible, you should shoot mode also always in the RAW. Corrections such as for example the colour temperature of the picture can be adjusted very easily and without any loss of quality in hindsight. The digital zoom of a camera should not be used, by the way.