Stock photography is in a never ending evolution while agencies and markets continue to evolve in an effort to meet the market needs. Photographers looking to make money from their images will still shoot many of the same subjects but must shoot them in a new way.
Marketable stock photography is part of the photography business where less than stellar images have little chance of success in the markets.
Here are some guidelines to consider when creating stock images:
-Subjects that are timeless and have long lasting appeal will do best in the markets. These might be photos that provide a substantial amount of information such as a newsworthy image or a photo with historical value like Marilyn Monroe photos for example. We will continue to see those images published for many more years.