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Want Better Photos? Try This Easy Technique

For the next few weeks we’re going to look at simple things you can do to improve your photos, while also hopefully sparking some creativity in the process. Photography is a constant journey of learning, practicing and improving, and no matter how long you’ve been shooting it never hurts to revisit the basics. For our…

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Great Escape Radio Episode 25: Securing that press trip!

For more about how you can get started with travel writing today, visit: greatescapepublishing.com/start/travelwriting. “This travel writing life of mine has snowballed into an amazing adventure. I’m living it and even I can’t believe how amazing it is sometimes.” – Terri Marshall This week on Great Escape Radio, host Jody Mayberry talks with travel writer, Terri…

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Follow Along: See What Stock Photo Buyers See

Last week, I gave you a couple of simple strategies to keep on top of what’s selling in the stock photo world. If you missed that issue, you can read it here. Now, let’s look at how to see what’s selling specifically on the stock sites where you submit (or plan to submit) photos. This…

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Great Escape Radio Episode 24: Times have changed

If you’d like to learn more about our programs, Lori suggests starting with the travel writing program. You can find more information and a video to see if travel writing is for you here: greatescapepublishing.com/start/travelwriting. “All of your struggles are not forever, they’re just for now.” – Lori Allen This week host, Jody Mayberry and Director,…

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Know Your Worth: Get Paid For Your Travel Stories

There’s nothing wrong writing for free, especially when you first start out in your travel writing career. You gain some clips and credibility, which shows editors you’re the real thing – a writer with interesting ideas to share with their readers. Man, was I excited to get by-lines, land covers on travel magazines, and media…

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How To Succeed In Pitching A Travel Story Idea

Skipping Machu Picchu to find potatoes in Peru… the rudest cities in America… and a mountain-biking excursion with a pro basketball star…  Those are just three of the not-so-everyday stories I’ve read in the last few days. They have nothing in common with each other, but they all share one attribute: Each takes an unexpected…

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Five Ways To Sell More Stock Photos

I’ve said it before, but it’s worth saying again: If you want to sell more stock photos, it’s a good idea to pay attention to what’s in demand right now. What are people buying, wearing, eating, drinking, and doing? What are people interested in or curious about? Trends drive stock image sales. So if you…

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