The local Ganett paper's flat rate take it or leave it, we own the copyright for freelance work is $40 last time I checked.
Unless you have a once in a lifetime photo that occurs in isolation you won't command top dollar. Look at how many "citizen" robot cameras captured the asteroid over Russia a couple months back. You could have a great photo, but nobody would give yours a second glance with a the "free stuff" or cheap stuff to be had. It's over, I'm done, the people on the cigarette boats, and who vacation in the French Alps have won.