Michael Jay Fotograf Berlin

Selling photos across agencies

DSLR, Mirrorless and Smartphone cameras

May 29, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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What camera do you need to shoot stock images?

What camera do you use? I’m reading this question quite often. Both in general photography groups but also in stock photography groups.  Let me tell you what I use to shoot images. But if you are really interested in the … Continue reading

October 19, 2015
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Adobe Stock and Yuri Arcurs’ review

As you might have seen, Yuri Arcurs has written a review on Adobe Stock. Yuri certainly was one of the microstock super stars for a couple of years. When he decided to remove his images from most microstock sites and … Continue reading

March 5, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How did the iStock collection develop in 2013?

Based on a forum thread, I started to investigate the growth of the iStockphoto collection of files in recent years myself. As iStock has removed any reference to library size, queue length or anything else (by itself already a sign … Continue reading

July 8, 2013
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How much does a microstock image really cost?

When it comes to microstock, often the same image can be found across different agencies and platforms. After our friend and microstock superstar Sean Locke reported about the growing anger and confusion of clients about intransparent pricing, I thought it might be … Continue reading

July 3, 2013
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In depth view on the first six months of 2013

Half of 2013 has passed. I think this is a good time to look back at some more aspects of my independence and experiences. There is a handful of topics I will discuss, nothing scientific nor a big picture behind. … Continue reading