How to make money by taking pictures for insurance companies & working your own

When someone has purchased insurance for his property etc, you may claim the loss in case it happened. When someone claims for damage, lost or stolen, insurance companies need documentation. The photographic shreds of evidence make the company know about the items that are disappeared, and it also indicates the condition before and after the accident. The insurance company needs these photographic pieces of evidence before they pay the amount. 

Taking pictures for the insurance company

If you are a good photographer, you can work as a forensic photographer and take pictures for insurance companies. To recreate the scenes of an accident, for an insurance company you can use your camera to make videos and pictures. As a photographer, you need to be skilled in capturing the evidence, personal injuries, and skid marks at the place of accident. Insurance companies use these details to grant insurance.  

The process to be hired 

There is great earning potential, working for an insurance company as a photographer. To get the job, check the newspaper daily. You can also contact the HR department of the insurance company, and ask them about the opening position as a photographer. If there is no vacancy, 

leave your contact number for future contact. 

Being thorough, professional, and diligent helps you to earn the job. Once you get the job, be professional. Take pictures from different angles. Taking pictures from different angles help the insurance company to know about the future condition of the object, that from where it may be a break. 

Storage and sharing of pictures

Keep your photos in digital form, and save it in some portable storage device to make it easily shareable. Make categories of your pictures with event, date, and description. It makes it easy to locate a particular item when an insurer asks for a claim. Placing the pictures at a safer place is also important or make sure to have the backup so that you can resume the data in case it may lose. Also, make the files protected with the passwords or lock so that an unauthorized person cannot access it. 

Working your own

There are several ways to earn income as a photographer. Taking pictures is a hobby for many people. This hobby also helps you earn decent cash, if you use a good quality Smartphone camera or a professional camera, to take pictures. 

  • Selling photos on Apps

You can sell you your pictures online on any website. There are also different apps; hose pays you for your photos. Photographic expertise is not much needed in this way you can earn good money with a good eye. Some of these apps are:

  • Foap
  • EyeEm
  • Snapwire
  • Mipic
  • Selling photos on the website

If you are interested to sell your photos and want to earn in this way, choose a website with a large audience. A few websites are as follows:

  • Adobe stock
  • Shutterstock
  • Snapped4u
  • iStock

Earning potential 

As a photographer you can earn $10,000 to $30,000, depending on you are working your own or for a company. The income from photography also varies from location to location.

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