It's been a long time now since I transitioned from a traditional job to a footloose and fancy-free photographer but I'd do it again in a heartbeat. Location independent income has become a mandatory part of my life and I wouldn't have it any other way.
It’s possible to pursue your hobby and bring in some cash before and during retirement. These hobbies can help you to fund your life as a retiree overseas. If you’re dreaming of an apartment in Paris...a beach house in Ecuador...a farmhouse in Italy...and the only thing holding you back is lack of capital...then read on. Your interests can turn into a career that you love...
Whether it’s dangling from your neck or tucked away in your pocket, few of us are likely to travel without a camera. It’s how we share our experience with friends and family at home, and it’s how we recall our trips years down the line, when we’ve long since forgotten our experiences.
My love of photography began at the age of eight, when my Dad gave me a Kodak Instamatic camera for Christmas. Together, we composed photographs in the backyard. He shot images of his roses and sunflowers, while I preferred taking action adventure shots: photos of my friends falling off the tire swing, splashing into the pond below, or my neighbors' daredevil bike and skateboarding stunts.
If you like taking photos, and you'd love to make some income doing something enjoyable, you should know that right now is the perfect time to give it a go. There is a greater need for photos now than ever before...
Photography was always my passion. But I hesitated making it my "job" because I did not want to ruin the joy it brought me. I was one of those people that thought art was a hobby, not something that could sustain me. So I went off to college, got a Bachelor of Science (in psychology, sociology, and anthropology), and emerged into the "real world" with a career in social services.
As someone who occasionally goes overseas, taking and selling travel photos, Theresa says it’s refreshing to learn that she can still profit from photography without even leaving her hometown.
The colonial city and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Antigua in the highlands of Guatemala has the largest Holy Week celebrations in the world—luring over a million curious tourists each year.
While there are a lot of different ways to sell your photos, these are my three favorite ways to get started without needing new gear or special skills.