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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 7, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Another year has passed – thanks for 2014

Last year, I have written my look back to the first year of “independence” as well as an outlook to the second year at the end of January. As my exclusivity with iStock ran out at that time, it was logical. … Continue reading

June 2, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How to make $200 from Shutterstock, iStockphoto or Fotolia?

Most of my blog posts are directed at the more seasoned stock photographer who are interested in staying up to date, get insights to someone else’s thoughts on the market etc. However, I get some newbies asking questions through my … Continue reading

June 28, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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iStockphoto reducing image pricing and changes search results page

So, just after having executed the restructuring of their collection system, reducing the confusing 7 different price points to four, iStockphoto just announced (and executed) two more changes to their website: A reduction of prices for the low-end Main collection … Continue reading