How Photographers can make Money in Pakistan

Sarmad Gardezi / 4 min read

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Everyone see in this world there are two kinds of people, my friend: those with boring jobs, and those who dig big.

The main reason why you became a photographer is because you love it. You enjoy every single day at work, polishing your skills and learning about human nature. This is where the million dollar question comes in: how do you transform your passion into a profitable profession?

Proven ways to make money as a photographer & step up your business’ game.

  • Write a photography blog
  • Conduct photography tours and workshops
  • Become a social guru
  • Shoot portraits
  • Sell photos to magazines
  • Shoot events
  • Enter photo contests
  • Get gigs as an assistant photographer
  • Edit and retouch

 Sell Photos on Online Websites


Photographers can easily earn money online using website Shutterstock. Shutter stock is the online website for the photographers to sell their photos at HD quality to earn money online. Kindly Read my this article “How to earn money from shutter stock“. I shared a complete guide that how you can create an account and earn money in Pakistan by selling photos.

Do you have a sizeable collection of high-quality photos? Why not submit them to stock photography sites? It’s a good way to earn a stream of passive income! Become a contributor for sites like iStock, BigStock, and ShutterStock, or upload your photos to your own personal Flickr account and license them through Getty Images.

Photographers are Earning from Instagram


Many photographer of Pakistan are earning money online using most commonly used App Instagram. People use instagram to upload their own photos and videos. People upload their content and take online Photography orders.

Islamabad Best Instagram Photographers


Im listing some of the best Islamabad, Pakistan photographers who are using Instagram as a business in Pakistan & earn money online.

You contact them for Photoshoots and make your instagram look more impressive. So that people from the globe follow you, the more you get followers the more you can get a change to get online brands promotions to start your cycle of social media  influencer.

How to make money on Instagram


epending on your unique brand of Instagram content, your audience, and your level of commitment, you can make money on Instagram in the following ways:

  • Doing sponsored posts for brands that want to get in front of your audience.
  • Becoming an affiliate and making a commission selling other brands’ products .
  • Creating and selling a physical or digital product, or offering a paid service.
  • Selling your photography.

Start Photography blog / YouTube Channel


Bloggers make money through ads and sponsored content. If you’re an adept writer, another way to make money is to start your own photography blog. You can make tutorials, share tips and tricks, or write reviews on all kinds of photography gear and software.

Similarly, you can also make money by starting a photography channel on YouTube. It’s essentially the same content (tutorials, reviews, etc.) but in video form. However, your blog or YouTube channel needs to gain a good following before you can actually start making money from it.

Do freelance photography work for magazines or newspapers.


Contact your local magazines and newspapers and inquire about possible freelance work. It definitely won’t be a stable job, but it’s a great way to earn some money on the side. Eventually, when you’ve established a relationship with a local publication, you can expect a steadier stream of work covering local events and snapping photos for features and news stories.

Hope my guide will help you to earn money from Photography in Pakistan. Do share your feedback in comments.

Sarmad Gardezi

Sarmad Gardezi is a full stack developer from islamabad, Pakistan.

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