Can you sell photos to newspapers?

Can you sell photos to newspapers?

Work your contacts. Once you have a photo you want to sell, get on the phone. Call local newspapers and ask for the photo editor or news editor on duty (if it’s nighttime, the newspaper will be run by very small staff, so speak with the editor in charge of the news desk).

How do I sell my photos to the press?


  1. Complete the Form. Tell us the about the newsworthy Photos you would like to sell using the form on this page.
  2. Send Your Photos. One of our team will get back to you to talk you through the next steps.
  3. Get Paid for your Photos. Once you’re happy to go ahead, we’ll distribute your images.

Are photos in newspapers copyrighted?

The Copyright Act expressly identifies “news reporting” as a purpose for which use of a copyrighted work is not an infringement of copyright. It may therefore come as a surprise that including a photograph in a news report is not always protected as fair use.

Do you need a Licence to sell photos?

The law is relatively simple on the subject of selling your photographs. In general, if you own the copyright relating to the images that you are selling, or a licence to commercially exploit the images, then you usually can sell them.

Can you sell a photo in a newspaper?

If your image makes the hard copy of a newspaper or magazine it will fetch more than online versions will pay. However, we aim to get your photo or video in as many newspapers and magazines as possible.

Are there any out of state newspapers in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania Newspapers. One of the gems of the State Library is the Pennsylvania newspaper collection. The library collects newspapers from all 67 counties of Pennsylvania. Out-of-state newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and USA Today.

Which is the best newspaper to read in PA?

List of Pennsylvania newspapers, PA’s news link. Get up-to-date activity and local information about Pennsylvania’s football, business, jobs, high school sports, current community events, travel, weather updates and entertainment.

Do you have to pay for newspaper images?

Your images or videos will be sent out on our national newswire, meaning that anyone wishing to publish your image (whether hard print or online) will be required to pay for it. If your image makes the hard copy of a newspaper or magazine it will fetch more than online versions will pay.