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The photography business is booming and with good reason. Businesses, large and small, need quality photos to promote their goods and services. They call photographers because they know that photos of their product or of their staff, in action, are more effective promotional tools, than words and pictures. Photography plays a big role in any business' success. There are many ways to get into the photography business. You can wait for jobs to come to you, or you can shoot your own photos, sell them, and make money.

You can also make money teaching people how to take photos, through books and courses.

Below we provide you with 30 photography-related business ideas.

SUMMARY
Subreddits
r/AskPhotography
r/itookapicture
r/Lightroom
r/photographs
r/photography
r/streetphotography
size ~ 5m people
Business Types
📚Books
👩‍🏫Courses
🏪Marketplaces
🎙️Podcasts
📱Software / Apps
📦Subscription Boxes
Trends 1 keyword(s)

Ideas for Books 📚

Here are books you can create or sell around the theme "photographers, both experts and beginners" 👇

  • A book where the basic concepts of photography are explained and then a series of tutorials for specific photography situations where all the concepts are applied
  • A book where you can see a lot of pictures from people who are very good at photography
  • A book where professional photographers teach you their methods to photograph a high quality and detailed landscape of a city or a landscape
  • A book where the authors explain the use of the metering functions and how to use them in the automatic modes of the camera
  • A book where the author explains how to take photos of the Moon
Business Tips for Books

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "photographers, both experts and beginners" themed book business:

💸 Monetize

... by charging a fixed price per book, or monthly fee for all books

⚡ Differentiate

... by catering to a specific group, or solving a very specific problem for this group.



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Tools for Creating Books 🛠️
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Ideas for Courses 👩‍🏫

Here are courses you can create or sell around the theme "photographers, both experts and beginners" 👇

  • A course where you learn (or learn again) how to use different types of light to increase the aesthetic value of your photographs
  • A course where the instructor teaches how to shoot, to post process and how to present your work on the internet
  • A course where the instructor teaches the basics of photography in order to control his tools, and then teach advanced techniques to get the best out of his camera
  • A course where the instructor teaches how to make thumbnails, lightning, composition, softwares, tips, tricks and general advice
  • A course where the instructor teaches how to take good photographs of both stationary and moving objects
Business Tips for Courses

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "photographers, both experts and beginners" themed course business:

💸 Monetize

... by charging monthly to access the course or charging a one-time fee

⚡ Differentiate

... by teaching something easier or more in-depth than competitors. Instead of having one course, have many smaller, focused courses



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Tools for Creating Courses 🛠️
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Teachable allows you to easily create an online course or coaching business with a simple all-in-one platform.


Ideas for Marketplaces 🏪

Here are marketplaces you can create or sell around the theme "photographers, both experts and beginners" 👇

  • A marketplace that allows you to rent your equipment when you're not using it, with the possibility of exchanging equipment with other people for free or for a fee
  • A marketplace that allows photographers to upload their work and sell to customers without needing to pay a middleman
  • A marketplace that allows people to sell their photos or photos they've collected from other sources
  • A marketplace that allows you to sell your photos, to buy photos (with filters by gallery, photographer, price, etc
  • A marketplace that allows users to buy and sell their photos and to buy photo-related products


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Ideas for Podcasts 🎙️

Here are podcasts you can create or sell around the theme "photographers, both experts and beginners" 👇

  • A podcast where photographers can learn about the basics of photography with tips and tricks
  • A podcast where people can learn and discuss about photography
  • A podcast where the host teaches how to get the best images out of your camera, lenses, and other equipment
  • A podcast where the host provides guidance on how to take better photos
  • A podcast where the host teaches a new photo editing technique
Business Tips for Podcasts

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "photographers, both experts and beginners" themed podcast business:

💸 Monetize

... by sponsors paying you to advertise their products

⚡ Differentiate

... by adding your unique perspective



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Tools for Launching a Podcast 🛠️
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Anchor is an all-in-one platform where you can create, distribute, and monetize your podcast from any device, for free.


Ideas for Software / Apps 📱

Here are software you can create or sell around the theme "photographers, both experts and beginners" 👇

  • An app where you can find, view and rate the best pictures taken in the world
  • An app where you can upload an image, and it detects the light sources and shadows
  • An app where you can see how the pictures of your favorite photographers were made
  • An app where you can take pictures of everything, but the phone takes pictures for you automatically when something is moving, or a person in a picture is smiling
  • An app where you can see the photos of your friends made in a special place, like a museum, where the app can tell you when those photos were taken and what the weather was
Business Tips for Software / Apps

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "photographers, both experts and beginners" themed app business:

💸 Monetize

... with ads, monthly subscriptions, or by paying to download/install

⚡ Differentiate

... by catering to a specific market, saving time, competing on price, or doing it better than existing solutions



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Tools for Making Apps 🛠️
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Expo is an open-source platform for making universal native apps for Android, iOS, and the web with JavaScript and React.


Ideas for Subscription Boxes 📦

Here are subscription boxes you can create or sell around the theme "photographers, both experts and beginners" 👇

  • A subscription box which sends you a monthly package of photo accessories
  • A subscription box which sends a new random photography accessory each month
  • A subscription box which sends you a new lens or a lens adapter every month
  • A subscription box which sends out random useful equipment each month
  • A subscription box which sends all the materials the photographer needs to do a shoot
Business Tips for Subscription Boxes

Tips to keep in mind when launching a "photographers, both experts and beginners" themed subscription box business:

💸 Monetize

... by charging monthly to receive items these people would like

⚡ Differentiate

... by giving these people things they would want monthly



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Tools for Launching a Subscription Box 🛠️
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Cratejoy has the tools, resources, and audience to transform your online biz or brick-and-mortar into a profitable subscription box offering.


5-Year Trends 📈

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