Chapter 6. Sharing, Selling, and Licensing Images


By now, you’ve taken the steps necessary to maximize the copyright interests in your work. You’ve incorporated appropriate metadata into your images and registered them with the U.S. Copyright Office. Now it’s time to “get them out there”—to license images, sell prints, or just share them with your friends, family, and perhaps the Internet community at large.

There are many reasons why you might want to put your images online. It may be as simple as sharing images with friends and family (social media has become the new family photo album), or it may be that you want to try to make some money with ...

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