So, just for giggles, I submitted 10 of my photos to Shutterstock, which supplies stock photos to people who need them for magazines, brochures, advertising, blogs, and so on. There’s a fairly high bar, and my set was rejected the first time because a couple of photos had identifying logos and one of my model releases was oriented the wrong way. I learned more about what they look for, changed a few photos, and re-submitted last week. I was accepted and within two days someone bought one of my photos. So, I’m officially a professional photographer!
This is very funny. I have no intention of making money from photography, but if I take photos that end up looking like good stock photos, I’ll probably upload them just for the fun of seeing what happens.
This photo was my first sale.