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Selling photos across agencies

March 24, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Shutterstock shows sudden knee-jerk reaction on similar content

For some time now, and especially last year, there was a series of complaints brought forward by contributors about others pushing their serial images into searches and such blocking existing and other new content coming in. There certainly has been … Continue reading

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

December 3, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Shutterstock drops initial review for contributors

As announced yesterday in their contributor forums, Shutterstock has decided to virtually remove their initial acceptance review for new contributors. The official line is that you only need “1 out of 10 images accepted” while it was “7 out of … Continue reading

June 13, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Stocksy launches new Call to Artist – should you apply as contributor?

You probably have seen it as it has been going around pretty quickly: Stocksy United has announced their new Call to Artist page and is ready to find new artists for 2014. As you might know, I have been lucky … Continue reading