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Stock Photography - Make Money Selling Photos Online by Robert Kneschke

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Chapter 9: Working with Models

I have already mentioned that people photography is one of the most lucrative areas of stock photography. But you need to have the people you want to show on the pictures.

I deliberately didn’t write “models”, because for stock photography, “ordinary” people can usually work just as well.

9.1  Difference between Models and Amateurs

I’ve now taken photos of more than 100 different people, sometimes more than once. Some were amateurs, some were hobby models or professionals. There are advantages and disadvantages for each. Generally, models are more confident when posing, they like to suggest poses themselves and know how quickly or slowly they need to change their postures to give me enough time to take ...

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