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PhotoShelter Press Room

PhotoShelter helps people and organizations who are passionate about their photos do more with them. From creating beautiful websites and securely backing up their best images to building an audience and selling photos online, PhotoShelter is trusted by over 80,000 enthusiasts, freelancers, and established pros worldwide. What sets us apart are over 100 professional-grade features and cutting-edge technology that we’ve evolved with photographers in mind since 2005. With PhotoShelter, any photographer can take their online presence to the next level -- and get back to doing the shooting they love to do.

Featured Media Coverage

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Professional Photographer Magazine
SEO Makeovers: Looking Good for Google

Professional Photographer Magazine
Help Them Find You

Digital Photo Pro Magazine
Money While You Sleep: E-Commerce for Professional Photographers

Company Snapshot

  • Founded: 2005 in New York City
  • Founders: Allen Murabayashi, Grover Sanschagrin, Thom Chin, Jeffrey Arnold
  • Funding: $4 million Series A in 2007 from General Catalyst Partners
  • Employees: 37 full-time
  • Members: 80,000 photographers from 90 countries

PhotoShelter Features

PhotoShelter offers one complete solution that includes a professional photo portfolio website and all the tools needed to build a photo business:

  • Website. Go live in minutes with 10 website themes and no coding required, integrate with WordPress blog themes by Graph Paper Press, or custom design your own look atop our powerful tools.
  • Market. Drive website traffic with built-in social media marketing and search engine optimization tools, embeddable slideshows and gallery invitations.
  • Sell. Sell prints, products and downloads using our e-commerce tools. Use our fully integrated print vendors or invite your own favorite vendor to receive orders through our Print Vendor Network. Sell rights managed stock photos with our built-in pricing calculator.
  • Deliver. Get files in your clients’ hands fast with built in delivery tools including FTP and private download access.
  • Manage. A true searchable online archive helps you backup, secure, and access your images anywhere, anytime.

Plans start at $9.99 per month. Check out more PhotoShelter features.

Notable Clients

Joe McNally
Internationally recognized National Geographic contributor

Lindsay Adler
Fashion Photographer

Corey Rich
Nikon Ambassador & Adventure photographer

Zack Arias
Commercial & Editorial photographer

Ami Vitale
Documentary photographer

Art Wolfe
Wildlife photographer

University of Michigan
Sports & alumni photo store

NCAA Photos

CQ Roll Call

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We often speak and serve as experts on the following topics:

  • Photography portfolio websites
  • Marketing & promoting a photography business
  • Selling photography & photo services
  • Delivering photography to clients online
  • Search engine optimization
  • Social media marketing
  • Photography trends
  • Startups/entrepreneurship