The moon, stock photography trends, whimsical snails and more…

Today’s collection covers a diverse range of topics from a couple pieces on selling your photography, tips for capturing the moon in all its glory, to inexpensive accessories and whimsical portraits of snails.

Enjoy!

7 Ways To Make Money as a Photographer in 2021 – Here is an article that is pretty timely. Perhaps the pandemic has impacted your photography business, or you are looking to diversify and create additional income from your hobby, then you need to take a look at these seven ways to make money from your photographs.

full moon
Photo by David Dibert

20 Dos and Don’ts for Shooting the Moon – The moon has captivated, given direction and provided hours of enjoyment and wonderment to everyone. The moon is also something photographers of all levels want to shoot, however, if you’ve ever tried to capture the moon in all its glory, you’ve probably discovered that it isn’t that easy.

Dollar store must-haves for all photographers – Yes photography can be a ridiculously expensive past-time. But there are plenty of inexpensive accessories that you can pick up right at the dollar store (or your equivalent).

Clubhouse for Photographers: Social Media as We Know It is About to Change – This article turns the hype of Clubhouse to photographers. Over at PetaPixel they review why you should grab and invite to this new social platform and what it could mean for photographers.

Stock Photography Trends of 2021 – What’s Set to Sell? – Here, PhotoWorkout gives you their views on the fastest rising stock photography trends for this year. So, if you’re looking to sell your own original content or need images to promote your business, it never hurts to be in the know.

selective focus photo of cars on road with bokeh lights
Photo by JJ Ying

Enchanting Bokeh Portraits of Snails Showcases Their Humble Beauty in a New Light – Finally for some enchanting inspiration. Poland-based photographer Katarzyna Załużna captures snails in the most extraordinary way. Using an exquisite bokeh effect, she lends an otherworldly charm to these intimate dreamlike scenes giving a story-book quality to the world of snails.

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