I Sold 18 Photos Before I Even Left the Galapagos

I Sold 18 Photos Before I Even Left the Galapagos

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June 28, 2016

When it comes to enjoying life, nothing beats living in Cuenca, Ecuador, pursuing my lifetime passion, photography. I first visited Cuenca on vacation six years ago and quickly decided that it would be the perfect place to live. A year later I returned to live here full time and have been loving it ever since. The cool, mountain weather, the food, and the cost of living are all great—but the thing I love the most about Cuenca is the people. Cuencanos are the kindest, most welcoming people I have ever met.

How a Camera Pays for Exotic Adventures

How a Camera Pays for Exotic Adventures

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June 20, 2016

I always loved photography. But it wasn't until I got the secrets of turning photos into cash that I started making real money from my photographs. With this valuable knowledge under my belt, I began to search for press trips that I might be invited to join (at no cost to me). That's how I scored a visit to Borneo—a place I had always desperately wanted to visit.

Create Your Dream Life With a Photography Income

Create Your Dream Life With a Photography Income

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February 23, 2016

When I began taking photographs, it was just a hobby...something I really liked doing on vacation. It never occurred to me I could ever make any money. However, I quickly realized what a lucrative opportunity it was.I built up my photography business from home with the intent of going full time as a photographer and traveling the world to capture amazing imagery. And this past year, it finally became my reality.

Swapping a Law Career for Freelance Photography

Swapping a Law Career for Freelance Photography

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February 23, 2016

I have always loved travel photography. My childhood room held travel posters and calendars with glossy photographs of the places I wanted to visit. I used to dream that someday my own photographs would be among them. In December, a box arrived on my doorstep filled with several calendars from the world’s largest calendar company, each with one or more of my travel photographs gracing the pages.