In addition to photo applications that allow the democratization of images, there are excellent opportunities for professional photographers to promote their work on social networks and specialized sites. There is even the possibility of selling photos to image banks. As a way to earn extra money, this practice makes it possible to expand your portfolio and focus on more commercial actions. In addition to this, it enables professionals to find their work embodied in campaigns for various segments. We separate some tips for you to take advantage of the internet and expand your billing with actions aimed at image banks. Ready to start reading? What are image banks? Image banks are portals in which various images or photographs are available for personal or commercial use.
They are generally used for advertising materials, campaigns on social networks, featured images in blog articles, among other purposes, these banks have the differential available for the use of copyright-free images. The images, to be used commercially, need the right of use. In this case, the photographer licenses or makes available their images – not necessarily for free – for commercial purposes as royalty free.
Google Images , for example, is not an image bank, but rather a library of images available online that have restricted use according to their origin. In the image banks, the images have a use license granted by the author of the photograph, which allows the use of the material also for commercial purposes. This license means that the user will pay for the image only once and then can use it as many times as they want.