Michael Jay Fotograf Berlin

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February 2, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Shutterstock “testing” new price plans

In a forum post, Shutterstock has announced they are “testing” (a rather common way of saying “introducing”) new price plans for some of their customers. The new packages come in between the customers who are only occasionally shopping for images and … Continue reading

January 30, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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I want to buy my first DSLR – which camera should I get?

This blog has been about stock photography (making money from licensing your images) mainly. However, I get asked on a regular basis from people taking their first steps in photography. So I will try to answer some of the most … Continue reading

November 29, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Only today: Black Friday Discount 25% Off on Stocksy United

The Black Friday sales on the day after Thanksgiving have a long tradition in the United States. Digital companies are offering steep discounts on this day as well. Stocksy United, the photographer co-op for royalty free images, is offering 25% … Continue reading

July 31, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Summer Portraits, Some Tears and a Spotlight in the Dark

A few months ago, I was very excited to have signed a contract with a German macro agency, Westend61. However, it took me quite some time to start uploading images for sale. It is still quite a challenge to create … Continue reading