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Chapter 6: Specialties > Chapter 6: Specialties - Pg. 127

· WHERE THE MONEY IS. Commercial clients are most likely to use images repeatedly and in multiple markets, so typically they buy the most rights and pay the highest rates. Avoid mini stock and royalty-free agencies, as it's hard to make a living at $1 an image! · TYPE OF PORTFOLIO/SAMPLING OF WORK. Some stock agen- cies, like Alamy.com, allow photographers to simply upload their images to their websites and if the images pass quality control in- spection, you may make them available for sale. Often stock photos re- sult from self-assignments and require little if any preproduction; postproduction involves highly detailed methods of organizing, cataloging, keywording and storing images. · PREPRODUCTION/POSTPRODUCTION.