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Selling photos across agencies

October 27, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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6 other places to sell your photos online

There have been some discussions about the possibilities we as photographers and stock photo contributors have when agencies make changes to our disadvantage. I often hear “well, we don’t have much choice, do we?”, sometimes hidden behind other reasoning. Well, while … Continue reading

October 25, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The new iStock royalty scheme for 2017 is out. For non-exclusives.

Getty has sent out an announcement today with details about the long awaited change in their royalty system. The new system is to replace the Redeemed Credit (RC) system which was introduced five years ago to reduce the growing percentage … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Lightroom CC2015.7 allows publishing to Adobe Stock/Fotolia

Exciting news: Today’s newest update to Adobe Lightroom – the Creative Cloud version 2015.7 – fully (almost) integrates submission to Adobe Stock and Fotolia now! As you can see from the screen above, the news is exciting for Adobe as well: Lightroom … Continue reading

August 19, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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From Zero to $100 a month with microstock in 2016

It’s been more than two years since I wrote How to make $200 from Shutterstock, iStockphoto or Fotolia?, my most read post up to date. A lot of little changes happened in those two years that add up. The libraries in … Continue reading

July 17, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Getty demands unrevocable distribution rights for iStock

In an email sent out to contributors earlier this week, Getty has announced the next steps in what they call their Unification project, including a major change that might get lost in the series of messages on how the integration of … Continue reading