Cash from Your Camera: Shooting for Stock Photo Agencies

Every day many thousands of photographs are sold by stock photo agencies around the world. From newspapers and magazines to book covers and calendars, websites and greeting cards, stock photos are in big demand. Your tutor, Nic van Oudtshoorn ARPS, has been successfully selling stock photos and videos for more than 40 years and will help you cash in using your digital camera. The course examines a wide range of international agencies and their needs so you can submit your images to the best (and potentially most lucrative) ones.

Course Outline:

  • Starting with an early morning photographic shoot you will learn what equipment is best, what to shoot and how to prepare your images for sale, how to caption and keyword them for best sales results, and much more.
  • Students should be proficient in digital photography using a DSLR.
  • A basic knowledge of Photoshop would be useful but is not required.

What to bring:

  • DSLR camera

Optional not essential:

  • Tripod if you have one
  • Laptop with Adobe Photoshop loaded (free 7-day trial version is available from
  • Pen and paper

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.