Chapter 5: Popular Subjects

Some subjects sell better than others. For various reasons: Certain subjects are requested regularly, because holidays like Christmas or Easter repeat every year. Groups of people are more difficult to shoot than a daisy, therefore they are offered on a photo less frequently than the flower. Certain locations such as hospitals or computing centers are less easy to access for a photographer than for example a park or an abandoned industrial site.

In addition, many subjects, although available in all variations, sell really well and have to be shot in new ways again and again. In people shots, it’s mostly the clothing and hairdo that shows the age of a photo – just think of the movies from the 60s. Images with ...

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