Why You Should Use Farmhouse Stock Photos
I am really excited to share some of my farmhouse stock photos with you guys. I know my blog is a little bit of home decor and design but a huge part of my income is stock photography. It gives me such a great way to be creative and turn it into income.
I capture the photos with home decor bloggers and business owners in mind. I wanted photos that would work for social media, blogs, and even websites or advertising. Each one can be used however you want. My customers have added their own products or branding to them like logos or text as well as their own graphics.
So what are stock photos? Basically, stock photography features carefully arranged setups that are based around a particular theme or color palette. Some images have lots of white space for you to add your brand’s message or shop announcement. Others feature greenery and stationary or clothes and scenery. There are tons of options but I sell rustic stock photos myself like the one above.
Save Time Using Farmhouse Stock Photos
Using stock photos saves people a lot of time and adds a touch of professionalism that you cannot get with cell phone photos.
In the picture above you can see how before the Instagram feed of one of my clients was dark and not very appealing. Imagine scrolling through and see those photos on the left. Now, look at the feed on the right. Which one looks better?
The one on the right of course. They are high resolution and cohesive. It makes the feed more appealing and professional looking.
Unique Stock Photos
Not all stock photos are created equal. There are literally a million sites that you can get free stock photos. I know this and I even share the best ones on my blog. I use some of them because I don’t have time to shoot every photo I need.
I take photos of rustic things and home decor. I like to stick to my farmhouse stock photos because that is what I know. So when I need a quick image of food or maybe a computer I might hit up another site.
I also live in a small town with nowhere to buy fresh flowers. So I typically use some other peoples flower images. I like to add them here and there in my graphics or on my Instagram. There is no shame in using a few everyone’s photos for different projects.
Bright and Airy is In
Clean, bright, and open spaces are all good things. You want your images to pop and get the viewers attention. Using stock photos is one way to do this.
Does your feed go with more of a moody feel or matte? Take a look at the photos below they are in the same photo. An image I offer and I edited with presets (filters). Using presets can help make the photos fit with your vibe or brand colors more.
I take the photos and you download them and use any way you want!
If you keep your photos and mood consistent your followers will automatically recognize you and they tend to engage more that way. More engagement gives you more traffic which gives you more money!
The possibilities are endless. I have included some of my bundles for you to take a look at. If you want some photos for your business please take a look at my stock photo shop.
Also if you sign up for my newsletter you receive 10 free farmhouse stock photos! Sign up by clicking here.
Here are a few more of the photos I offer for a reference. Comment below and let me know what I should photograph next for my shop?
These are all really beautiful photos ! Love the greenery ones!
I love these stock photos, they are truly useful while blogging. I love the ones with pink glam office. 🙂
So in love with these images! Definitely works with my branding as Im going for airy and bright blog images.
So glad you like them. Hope you might use some of them one day 🙂
Beautiful pictures! Finding my Instagram "personality" has been the biggest struggle! I love so many different styles, but finally had to determine what was the most "me".
Heather @ A Heart of Humility
Beautiful pictures! Thanks for sharing!
I love the coffee & bed one. It is absolutely gorgeous.
These are adorable and I love them so much!
These look so good! The change in your client’s feed it’s insane!
These look lovely, I adore the pink and gold ones!
These are all so cute, I love using stock images.
Tami @ The Inspiration Lady
I love using stock photos! And these are all so pretty! 🙂
This is such a great idea! I’m going to share with my sister in law who is just starting out in photography. I also subscribed to your list, what a great incentive.
Thanks again I appreciate it alot.
Beautiful stock photos – elegant and professional. Pretty radical transformation to your clients feed as well!
I agree. It takes her feed up a notch and looks more professional.
Using stock photos is such a timesaver! It’s amazing the difference it can make in your social media feeds!
Beautiful stock photos!! I love all of the different type or ‘themes’ you have!
Love your stock photos, they are beautiful. Thanks for sharing!
I love these photos. So fresh and clean!
Thank you very much I have always light bright and airy myself 🙂
I see what you mean, on why we should take stock photos. Thank you.
corey hudsonMelissa Javan
I am so glad you understand. Not all stock images are made the same. They can grow your business and make your brand stand out.