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Ways to Get Started in Selling Fine Art and Landscape Photography

Photography is a buyer's market. The photography marketplace has flooded with an endless ocean of photographers who need to sell their work. This article seeks to educate you on the way to begin selling your photography.

We see lots of them, and pictures each day in connection with advertising. Pictures of beautiful landscapes which people cannot identify are not fascinating 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 unless they really know where the scene is, buyers buy a wonderful photograph of a seashore scene. They want to purchase local photos of places that are local. They want to feel connected with the photograph. A 'generic' landscape photo which the buyer doesn't identify with might as well be a $2 poster at WalMart. The very first lesson to learn is to shoot photographs of local scene. What are people in your town proud of? The beautiful mountains enclosing the city? The pier going out into the bay? The downtown lights at Christmas time? Every town has something amazing. Don't forget, though, that you'll have to photograph that scene in ways they would not view as plain or ordinary. Dress the scene up in delightful light and make it sensational.

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

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

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

All the best in selling your fine art photography. The simple truth is the fact that the marketplace is really saturated that it is amazingly difficult to sell. To defeat the bunch, you've got to go local. Make your town proud of your town.