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The way to Get Started in Selling Fine Art and Landscape Photography

Photography is a buyer's market. The photography marketplace has been flooded by digital photography with an endless sea of photographers who need to sell their work. This informative article attempts to educate you on how to start selling your photography.

We see pictures each day, and a lot of them in connection with promotion. Photographs of beautiful landscapes which people cannot identify aren't intriguing to buyers at an art fair. For instance, I live in Naples, Florida. I have been to dozens of art fairs and one thing rings true every time: Infrequently do buyers purchase a lovely photograph of a beach scene unless they really know where the scene is. They would like to purchase local photos of areas that are local. They want to feel connected with the photograph. A 'generic' landscape photo that the buyer doesn't identify with might as well be a $2 poster at WalMart. The first lesson to learn would be to shoot pictures of local scene. What are folks in your town proud of? The beautiful mountains enclosing the city? The pier heading out into the bay? The downtown lights at Christmas time? Every town has something wonderful. Remember, however, that youare going to need to photograph that scene in a sense they wouldn't view as clear or ordinary. Dress the scene up in beautiful light and make it sensational.

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

You may be proud of the technical perfection of your images, as well as your photo club may be proud, but the typical small-time art buyer simply does not care. The simple truth is the fact that buyers buy whatever strikes them as beautiful, and just don't care if an image has technical imperfections. If you use a Canon Rebel XT or a 1D Mark IV, the purchaser only does not care. The evidence is in the pudding.

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So where are you really going to sell your local fine art photography? A few things you might try are art fairs ( in case you can not find them, you aren't appearing, because they are EVERYWHERE), placing your work in coffee shops for free to decorate their store and then have a decal on each image for people to purchase, or submitting articles to your local paper with a link to your web site.

All the best in selling your fine art photography. The simple truth is that the market is really saturated that it's amazingly hard to sell. You must go local, to defeat the bunch. Make your town proud of your town.