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December 30, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Stock photography and me in 2017

In the last few days, I published a list of my best selling images in 2016, and a very detailed look back at how the year went for me. Now let’s take a look forward to what I plan to … Continue reading

October 25, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The new iStock royalty scheme for 2017 is out. For non-exclusives.

Getty has sent out an announcement today with details about the long awaited change in their royalty system. The new system is to replace the Redeemed Credit (RC) system which was introduced five years ago to reduce the growing percentage … Continue reading

August 19, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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From Zero to $100 a month with microstock in 2016

It’s been more than two years since I wrote¬†How to make $200 from Shutterstock, iStockphoto or Fotolia?, my most read post up to date. A lot of little changes happened in those two years that add up. The libraries in … Continue reading

November 5, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How many files do you have in your portfolio?

The end of the year is getting closer and that would be a natural time to check “what did you achieve this year”. As a stock photographer part of that would be to put down the number of images you … Continue reading