Few people know the world of stock photography as well as Rob Sylvan. A longtime contributor and image inspector at iStockphoto, the most heavily trafficked stock site in the world, he knows there will always be a need for fresh, authentic stock photography.
During this information-rich week you learn what makes a successful stock photograph as Sylvan explains the ins and outs of the stock photography game. Understand the difference between rights-managed and royalty-free licensing models, the importance of model and property releases, and how both contribute to your bottom line. Photo shoots are designed to help you see what a typical stock shoot entails. Your shots are then critiqued by Sylvan to assess their value as potential stock images. Through this process he helps you see like the designers and editors who purchase stock imagery.
Having a bulletproof workflow from image creation to post-processing to submission improves your efficiency and overall financial success. Sylvan shows you tips and techniques that will save you valuable time as you work to build your online stock portfolio. The tone throughout is lively and fun as you learn to add this valuable photographic niche to your revenue stream.