Sell Your Photos And Videos Online

Sell Your Photos And Videos Online

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COURSE PROGRAM

Lesson 1 (7.47) – Introduction to the market.

  • Why stock images and stock footage have become a business for thousands of photographers and videographers around the world.

Lesson 2 (10:43) – How to use microstock search engines to sell more.

  • What is the content most in demand on Pond5 and Shutterstock?
  • What you have to know to understand what kind of subjects to film.

Lesson 3 (7:03) – How to find a profitable niche.

  • How you can make beat your competitors by creating original content not already present in the collections of agencies.

Lesson 4 (15:14) – How to shoot a big city.

  • What to do to go from planning the trip to the editing stage without spending too much time.
  • How to use a website that tracks the sun position on the horizon to have always a perfect lighting of the scene.
  • How I earned thousands of euros with a time-lapse and with a real time video of the Arc de Triomphe.

Lesson 5 (16:11) – How to shoot a small town.

  • What kind of content of the city to create.
  • How to find subjects for buyers who are not interested only in images and footage of the place.

Lesson 6 (17:15) – How to create a time-lapse.

  • How to avoid the flicker.
  • What aperture size to use.
  • How to use techniques that allow you to create original stock footage.

Lesson 7 (7:48) – What to do before editing your time-lapse photo sequences.

  • How to save and organize files on your computer.
  • How to delete birds in the photos with Adobe Photoshop.
  • How to understand when you have to delete a time-lapse after shooting it.

Lesson 8 (10:21) – How to edit a time-lapse photo sequence.

  • How to use Adobe After Effects motion trackers to stabilize the shot.
  • How to choose the right settings to export a 4k video according to microstocks guidelines.

Lesson 9 (10:20) – How to create the tilt shift effect in a time-lapse.

  • How to apply the blur effect with Adobe After Effects to produce a more marketable video.
  • Why you can’t sell a time-lapse created with the in-camera tilt shift effect.

Lesson 10 (6:08) – Common mistakes of videos with the tilt shift effect.

  • How to understand what technique to use when filming a specific subject.

Lesson 11 (23:16) – How to create a hyper lapse.

  • What settings to select in After Effects to create a smooth video.
  • When to use automatic stabilizer and when to use motion trackers.
  • Why it’s better to export in 4k.

Lesson 12 (10:51) – How to correct flicker from your time-lapse.

  • Which settings should be used in GB-deflicker to avoid the risk of rejection.

Lesson 13 (11:55) – The secrets of real-time shooting.

  • Why the microstock industry is not yet ready for slow motion footage.
  • How to choose the best lens set.
  • When it’s more convenient for your sales to shoot a real time video than a time-lapse sequence.

Lesson 14 (6:24) – How to organize your files to avoid problems when uploading in microstocks.

  • How to avoid double names and to find your photos and videos years after creating them.

Lesson 15 (7:02) – How to convert videos.

  • How to choose the right codec using the freeware software Mpeg stream-clip to make your stock footage compatible with microstocks guidelines.

Lesson 16 (19:46) – How to create stock footage with Adobe Premiere.

  • What is the best workflow to be fast and accurate.
  • How to choose the best part of the footage to give buyers what they want.
  • How to choose the right duration according to microstocks guidelines.

Lesson 17 (11:20) – How to create stock footage with Final Cut Pro 7.

  • How to select the best part of the shot when you filmed an animal.
  • How editing can fix the problems encountered while shooting.
  • What are the main commands of the program.

Lesson 18 (8:37) – How to create stock footage with Final Cut Pro X.

  • Why the X version is more stable than the previous ones.
  • Why FCP X is the best editing solution for a beginner.
  • Why knowing how to use this software can give you a lot of work opportunities.

Lesson 19 (14:54) – Technical requirements of images and footage on microstocks.

  • The difference between 4k multiple resolutions.
  • How many frames per second you have to choose.
  • Where to cut audio from the footage.
  • What video codec to choose.
  • When to use RAW and when to use jpg .

Lesson 20 (10:39) – What are the best microstocks.

  • Why stock images and stock footage business model became mainstream.
  • Which agency is good for selling images, which for footage and which for both.
  • Why you don’t have to trust forums.
  • Why it is better to earn less but to save time (sometimes).

Lesson 21 (9:31) – The secrets of Storyblocks/Videoblocks.

  • How to subscribe.
  • How to choose the best payment method to be paid.
  • How to develop a professional profile.
  • What documents will help to reduce your tax rate.
  • When social networks can be important for your collection.

Lesson 22 (10:04) – The secrets of Pond5.

  • How to subscribe.
  • How to choose the best payment method to be paid.
  • How to develop a professional profile.
  • What documents will help to reduce your tax rate.
  • What Pond5 sales program to subscribe.
  • What settings to select to receive only useful emails from the Agency.

Lesson 23 (8:28) – The secrets of Shutterstock.

  • How to subscribe.
  • How to choose the best payment method to be paid.
  • How to develop a professional profile.
  • What documents will help to reduce your tax rate.
  • How to use control panel statistics.
  • What kind of license to use to sell your stock images and stock footage.
  • Why you have to avoid search engine hacks.

Lesson 24 (11:44) – How to describe and keyword stock images and stock footage on Pond5.

  • How to use artificial intelligence to automatically keyword your photos and videos.
  • How to upload files.
  • How to create a template that can save you hours of work.
  • How to choose the price to sell your footage.
  • How to change the thumbnail.

Lesson 25 (9:48) – How to describe and keyword stock images and stock footage on Shutterstock.

  • How to upload files.
  • How to use multiple compilation.
  • Understanding the difference between editorial license and commercial use license.
  • How to change the description when the file has editorial license.
  • How to change the thumbnail.

Lesson 26 (9:28) – How to transfer descriptions and keywords from Pond5 to Shutterstock and Storyblocks.

  • What are .csv.
  • How to upload files on Storyblocks.
  • What to change in Shutterstock website interface after uploading a .csv file downloaded from Pond5.

Lesson 27 (6:41) – The best mindset to make more money.

  • How to use sales reports.
  • Why lifestyle subjects can make you earn more than others.
  • The right timing to become a full time producer.

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