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Take your photos to a new level by upgrading from your smartphone camera to a DSLR. Then what should you do with all of your amazing photos? Print them on canvas of course! Canvas prints are very popular right now and they add a beautiful touch to your home.

Photographers: Sell Your Photos and Make Money!

We've all snapped thousands of photos with our smartphones and cameras over the years. But if you're like me, they're just sitting on a your phone, hard drive or cloud storage and taking up lots of e-space. Instead of only sharing digital memories with select friends on social media (if anyone at all), why not make a little extra money from your photos? It's an easy and passive way to turn your hobby into an additional revenue stream. This article shares a few ways you can turn your photos into cash and will hopefully inspire you to find the best stock photography sites to grow your income... Read More »

Best Stock Photo Sites Review: Getty vs. iStock vs. Shutterstock vs. Fotolia vs Adobe Stock & More!

Best Stock Photo Sites Reviewed

When looking for royalty free media on the net, there are a great number of services to choose from. Depending upon the media you are looking to serve (photos, illustrations, vector art, audio, video) and the usage license you require, the sheer number of stock image companies can be overwhelming. So, we have done a great deal of research to recommend the best providers based on your needs as well as the pros and cons for each... Read More »

Stock Photography Comparison Table

Best Stock Photo Sites Reviewed

These tables are a companion resource to our Stock Photography Comparison article. Use them to help you make an informed decision when deciding on a stock photo resource. If you click on a link under the company name in the header (or footer), you will be taken to that company's homepage to explore further. You'll find a list of terminologies below the tables that explain the left-column definitions... Read More »

What Are Royalty Free Images?

Royalty free images on a computer screen: What Are Royalty Free Images?

Images are worth their weight in gold in the online world. But how do you know if what you're "re-purposing" is considered royalty free, public domain, copyrighted, etc.? The web has helped us share information like never before, but it also presents legal risks for people who publish on the web. Most of us understand plagiarism as it applies to written content, but what about photography? The legalities around image use are confusing for sure -- much more so than simply citing a source for written content. But we'll help you decipher the differences -- and better understand the question: "what are royalty free images?"... Read More »

Best Photo Editing Software: Adobe Lightroom vs Photoshop vs Gimp vs Picasa vs iPhoto

Macbook and camera: Best Photo Editing Software

Everyone seems to be a great photographer these days thanks to the smartphone in their pockets and online image editors. Instagram made everyone feel like a pro by allowing for quick and easy filters (Lo-Fi, X-Pro or maybe MayFair?) to be applied to any pic you take. But, while Instagram may have started the trend, it also raised people's desires for more professional looking photos for every situation. Smartphones put more high quality cameras in people's pockets than ever before which has contributed to making the photo editing space super crowded with services to enhance, edit and share those pics. With so many photo editing software to choose from, ranging from free to high-end, it can be tough to know which one is best for you. We'll take a look at the best picture editing software including pricing and pros and cons for each one... Read More »

Big Stock Photo Promo Code

Bigstock promo code

We're able to extend free Big Stock Photo credits to our visitors for a limited time. Go to the Big Stock Photo website and use promo code SPC6 for 5 free credits when you sign up (if that doesn't work, try DIGIX210 for 5 free credits). Additionally, you can find additional time sensitive promotions in our comments section below. Big Stock offers millions of stock photos and vector art to purchase - royalty free, starting at $1 per photo (pricing depends on how many credits you purchase)... Read More »

Jupiter Images Review

Lady taking picture

When it comes to choosing the right stock image provider for your needs there are a number of considerations to make. It is important to understand which image company provides the product you are looking for at a price you can afford. Jupiter Images is one of the leading stock photography providers in the world. This in depth review including how much media they have available and pricing information for various user types... Read More »