If you’ve ever wondered what goes into selling your own photography prints or simply where and how to start, then this will be extremely helpful for you.
I don’t think I’m overreaching to say that at some point in our photography journeys, we’ve all dreamed of selling prints of our work to people. It might just be a relatively small vision of selling your prints to friends or neighbors at local Sunday markets, or it might be a bigger, more grandiose vision of rolling up giant 40 x 30 inch prints and putting them into dedicated tubes and shipping them all over the world. For many of us, we never get past the vision part, be it for reasons such as self-doubt or not having a suitable printer. But perhaps the biggest reason is that we just don’t know how to do it.
And that brings us to this great video by Joe Allam, in which he walks you through his entire process of selling photography prints. In this video, he shares incredible details regarding choices you need to make when you’re preparing to sell prints. Even little things like deciding whether or not you want a white border around your image can have a big impact, and Allam shares his thoughts openly with you about the choices he makes, but more importantly, why he makes them. If you think you have images that other people would like to buy and you’d like to know the process of printing and selling, give this video a look and let me know your thoughts.