Digital Cameras For Landscape Pictures For Williamstown Pennsylvania

Getting Started in Selling Fine Art and Landscape Photography

Photography is a buyer's market. The photography market has flooded with an endless sea of photographers who need to sell their work. This informative article attempts to teach you the best way to start selling your photography.

We see photographs each day, and several of them in connection with advertising. Photographs of beautiful landscapes which individuals cannot identify are not interesting to buyers at an art fair. For instance, I live in Naples, Florida. I have been to tons of art fairs and one thing rings true every time: Infrequently do buyers purchase a wonderful photograph of a beach scene unless they really know where the scene is. They want to buy local photographs of areas that are local. They want to feel connected with the photograph. A 'generic' landscape photo that the buyer does not identify with might as well be a $2 poster at WalMart. The very first lesson is to take photos of local scenery. What are people in your town proud of? The beautiful mountains surrounding the city? The pier going out into the bay? The downtown lights at Christmas time? Every town has something amazing. Remember, however, that youare going to have to photograph that scene in a sense they would not view as clear or ordinary. Dress the scene up in exquisite light and make it dramatic.

Canon EF 75 300mm f 4 56 III Telephoto Zoom Lens f EOS Rebel XS XSi XT
Canon EF 75 300mm f 4 56 III Telephoto Zoom Lens f EOS Rebel XS XSi XT
$89.00
Time Remaining: 21d 16h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $89.00
ZENITAR f 28 16mm FISHEYE LENS for Canon EOS Rebel XS X 1N1N RS Elan II IIe
ZENITAR f 28 16mm FISHEYE LENS for Canon EOS Rebel XS X 1N1N RS Elan II IIe
$215.95
Time Remaining: 16d 22h 10m
Buy It Now for only: $215.95
Canon EF 75 300mm f 4 56 III Zoom Lens f EOS Rebel XS XSi XT  XTi + Dlx Kit
Canon EF 75 300mm f 4 56 III Zoom Lens f EOS Rebel XS XSi XT XTi + Dlx Kit
$102.95
Time Remaining: 6d 20h 13m
Buy It Now for only: $102.95

You have to be callous, should you plan on showing off your work. Be ruthless with yourself. Take all of your best pictures and place them in one folder on your own personal computer. Look through each image and ask yourself, 'Would this image 'wow' someone who saw it for the very first time and who was not there to see the scene first hand?' In the event the reply is no, then take it out of your art show. If the response is yes, then choose 10 of your friends that have the least tact and ask them if they are 'wowed.' Photography is subjective, so you'll get conflicting answers, but it does not wow them, there are 10,000 other images to pick from. Including 'less-than-wow' images in your gallery will drag down the perceived value of your art.

You may be proud of the technical perfection of your pictures, and your photo club may be proud, but the average small-time art buyer simply does not care. The truth is that buyers buy whatever strikes them as amazing, and simply do not care in case an image has technical imperfections. If you use a Canon Rebel XT or a 1D Mark IV, the purchaser just doesn't care. The evidence is in the pudding.

Nikon D3100 w 18 55mm and 55 200mm Charger  Camera Bag
Nikon D3100 w 18 55mm and 55 200mm Charger Camera Bag
$425.00
Time Remaining: 6d 21h 50m
Buy It Now for only: $425.00
Exc Tamron 70 300mm DI Macro Zoom Lens for Nikon D60 D3000 D3100 D3200 D5100 +
Exc Tamron 70 300mm DI Macro Zoom Lens for Nikon D60 D3000 D3100 D3200 D5100 +
$119.95
Time Remaining: 14d 14h 10m
Buy It Now for only: $119.95
Nikon D3100 DSLR Camera with 18 55mm f 35 56 Auto Focus S Nikkor Zoom Lens
Nikon D3100 DSLR Camera with 18 55mm f 35 56 Auto Focus S Nikkor Zoom Lens
$238.00
Time Remaining: 2d 1h 19m
Buy It Now for only: $238.00
Full Camera Kit Nikon D3100 + Sigma 17 50mm f 28 + LumoPro LP160 + more
Full Camera Kit Nikon D3100 + Sigma 17 50mm f 28 + LumoPro LP160 + more
$850.00
Time Remaining: 21d 11h 18m
Buy It Now for only: $850.00
New Nikon AF S DX VR Zoom Nikkor 55 200mm f 4 56G IF ED D3100 D3200 D5200 NEW
New Nikon AF S DX VR Zoom Nikkor 55 200mm f 4 56G IF ED D3100 D3200 D5200 NEW
$149.99
Time Remaining: 17d 6h 28m
Buy It Now for only: $149.99
Ideal Accessory Kit for Nikon D3100 D3200  D3300 w 18 55 VR  70 300 G Lens
Ideal Accessory Kit for Nikon D3100 D3200 D3300 w 18 55 VR 70 300 G Lens
$319.00
Time Remaining: 26d 20h 47m
Buy It Now for only: $319.00
Deluxe Kit for Nikon D3100 D3200  D3300 w 18 55 VR  70 300 G  50 18D Lens
Deluxe Kit for Nikon D3100 D3200 D3300 w 18 55 VR 70 300 G 50 18D Lens
$580.95
Time Remaining: 27d 17h
Buy It Now for only: $580.95
Nikon 18 55 VR 55 200 VR 650 1300 Zoom Lens Wildlife Kit D3100 D5100 D7000
Nikon 18 55 VR 55 200 VR 650 1300 Zoom Lens Wildlife Kit D3100 D5100 D7000
$419.00
Time Remaining: 10d 19h 54m
Buy It Now for only: $419.00

So where are you going to sell your fine art photography that is local? A few things you might try are art fairs ( in case you can't locate them, you aren't looking, because they're EVERYWHERE), putting your work in coffee shops for free to decorate their shop and then have a sticker on each image for folks to buy, or submitting posts to your local newspaper with a link to your web site.

Good luck in selling your fine art photography. The simple truth is the fact that the market is really saturated it is amazingly hard to sell. You must go local, to beat the bunch. Make your town proud of your town.