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Selling photos across agencies

January 8, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Sales List at Shutterstock with Locations

In a few groups I saw people posting screen shots of their latest sales at Shutterstock, listing them with locations. As this looked cool, I looked for how to do that. Two contributors have taken the effort to write Greasemonkey … Continue reading

January 4, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Tax Forms W-8BEN at Shutterstock, Adobe Stock, Fotolia or Dreamstime

Every contributor faces this at the start, and many will have received a new message to renew it these days: The tax forms at the big US based microstock agencies. So let’s have a quick look at how to fill … Continue reading

January 7, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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EyeEm: Distribution by Alamy – And Change to Non-Exclusive

As sent out today by EyeEm to their contributors, Alamy will be added as the second distribution partner for their EyeEm Collection. In a second major step, EyeEm confirmed what has been rumored for some time: The exclusivity requirement for … Continue reading

October 7, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The state of the microstock world and me in it

Dear readers, you haven’t been forgotten. I have been dreaming about updating my blog more regularly again but there are two reasons I haven’t been more active: For one, while a lot of things are changing, nothing seems really to … Continue reading