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November 21, 2012 9:55 PM Subscribe
Selling your amateur snaps... how did you do it?
posted by everydayanewday to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (10 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
So I've recently been trying to make a habit of taking photos, because after leaving the UK I realised we didn't have any pictures of the place we'd lived in for ten years. So for the last 3 weeks I've been trying to take a picture every day. I use my husband's Cannon 500D and mess around with the raw files on photoshop before transferring it to Instagram, where I sometimes put one of their filters on and then share it with friends and family.
Everyone is really happy with the pics, and I'm happy with them and think they're OK, but some people are suggesting I could sell them. Firstly, I'm not sure they're good enough to charge someone else for, and secondly I would have no idea how to do that. I know I could probably put up and etsy shop (you can sell anything you like on there and quality isn't always an impediment so long as people like what you offer) but beyond that I'm lost. How to market them to appeal to a wide audience is another concern.
Has anyone out there sold their amateur pics, and if so how did you go about it? Do you frame them too?
Any advice would be greatly appreciated!