Websites That Will Give You Cash For Photos and Images

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The time has come for another post in our current blog series, "Content = Money. "
In this post, I'm going to discuss websites where you can monetize your visual content. This includes photos, images, illustrations, infographics and the like.
Now, you don't need to be this pro photographer or graphic designer to make good money from finding or creating visual content, nor do you need any fancy cameras or photography equipment. If you own a smartphone like the majority of people do, then you have all that you need to capture high quality photos that look amazing.
Smartphone technology has come so far today, and the quality of images that you can capture with a smartphone is almost as good as many of the images that pro photographers produce with their fancy cameras and equipment. Believe it or not, many of the high quality photos that you can find on stock photography websites were, in fact, taken by amateurs simply using their smartphones!
Now, if the photos that you can capture on your smartphone aren't high quality enough for you, then there are a lot of awesome photo editing tools that you can find and use online for free. Let's take a look at some of these tools.
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Photo Editing Tools

Canva - Free designer with a multitude of uses.
Free Photo Tool - The best free photoshop alternative that you can find online.20190624_231843
Free Online Photo Editor - More free tools for editing all of your photos.
Infogram - Tools to help you create professional and amazing looking infographics.
Ribbet - Awesome source of thousands of incredible effects, fonts, and pro tools for editing your photos.


Monetizing Your Visual Content

Now that I've armed you with some good editing tools, let's talk about where you can monetize your visual content. There is a number of websites out there that are in need of visual content like this on a regular basis and, if you can help them fulfill this need, they will pay you well for your contributions. Here are 8 websites where you can monetize photos, images, graphics, and other visual content.
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Animals Animals

Rights managed stock photography company that works with photographers on a contractual basis.

Click A Snap

The world's largest, free to use, paid per view, image sharing platform.

Free Range Stock

Stock photography website with Adsense revenue sharing program. Contributors are allowed to keep 100% of advertising revenue from their photo download pages and their profile pages.

Img. Rock

Upload photos and get paid $8.50 per 1,000 views, and 5% of earnings from each referral.

Img. Taxi

Upload your original photos and earn $9 for every 1,000 views plus 5% of earnings from each person that you refer. | Earn money by sharing images

Img. Wallet

Upload your original photos and earn $7 per 1,000 views plus 5% of earnings from each person you refer.

Planet Zoo

This website seeks photos of wildlife in their natural habitat.

Stock Vault

This is another stock photography website that compensates contributors through Google Adsense revenue sharing. Contributors recieve 100% of the ad revenue generated by their photo pages, and they can also earn money via donations from visitors of Stock Vault that support their work.

Closing Thoughts

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The websites that I mentioned in this post are only a handful of the websites that are actually out there.  Even if you ultimately want to pursue something different, I recommend that you still register to at least one or two of the websites that I mentioned above, because you never know when your going to have amazing looking photos that you can ultimately monetize. If you know about other websites where people can monetize their visual content that I did not mention, please mention them in the comments section below.
For the next post in this series, I'm going to talk about podcasting,  and I'm going to give you a list of websites that will host your podcast for free, and allow you to monetize it.
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9 months ago
interesting information. I didn't know that it is possible to sell photographs for money
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9 months ago
I liked this information. I like to photograph animals, then convert the photo from jpg to pdf . Because by saving the document as PDF I can create a PDF / X compliant file
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7 months ago
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5 months ago
It's an interesting idea to make money on photos, but it's probably difficult. After all, you need to be able to process photos
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5 months ago
Making money from photographs is definitely a great idea. But at the same time, one should not forget that work on photography after shooting takes much longer than the actual shooting itself. This is a time consuming and complex process. Therefore, if you decide to do photography, then it will be useful for you to get acquainted with art software  and choose the option that suits you. Separately, I want to note that in the work of a professional photographer there is no such thing: just press a button and give pictures. Absolutely any photography requires post-processing, primarily color correction.
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3 weeks ago
For students, that's a great way to earn money. Also, they can write assignments for students if they are good at writing and can provide affordable assignment help to the one who struggles in doing their assignments.
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