Michael Jay Fotograf Berlin

Selling photos across agencies

July 4, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Sales at Shutterstock

Arguably, Shutterstock has been one of online places that made stock imagery… many customers would call it “affordable”, many photographers “devalued”. Well, here is my take based on my experiences. What is the royalty paid for a stock license at … Continue reading

May 21, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Stocksy giving away free images – or $10 discount

Stocksy United, the artis co-op for royalty free stock photography, now offers a free image* to anyone. Just pick an image of your choice and enter the promotion codeĀ FREELOVE at the checkout. If your website, blog or brochure needs a … Continue reading

April 16, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Agency Review: Shutterstock

I have started a new series of blog posts, going into details for each of the agencies I am submitting to. The first one was a review of GL Stock Images, today I’ll talk about Shutterstock, the best earner for … Continue reading

April 12, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Did public download numbers kill my best seller?

I always was an advocate of public knowledge – that included the visibility of download numbers for each file on iStockphoto. I am not sure if I am going to stick to that opinion after I analyzed one of my … Continue reading

April 4, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Agency Review: GL Stock Images (graphicleftovers.com)

I am starting a new series of blog posts, going into details for each of the agencies I am submitting to. What I like about them, where they could improve, and how to make working with them easy for us. … Continue reading