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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

August 15, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How successful are you in the stock business?

Microstock analytics tool StockPerformer(*) has started a new tool: Rankings! As they explain in their blog post on this new feature, users can now see live and in real time how their portfolios perform in comparison to the other users that opted … Continue reading

April 20, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The 500px price cut and the microstock hypocrites

A few weeks ago, photo community and marketplace 500px announced a very steep price cut to their royalty payments. I didn’t feel the need to cover this in my blog as I dropped almost all “news” around here since it is … Continue reading

October 21, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The Mobile Stock experiment continued

Two weeks ago, I decided to test the waters in “mobile stock”. What I call “mobile stock” is any kind of image licensing platforms that are mainly supplied through apps on my iPhone (or Android phones, of course). So let us take … Continue reading

October 7, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The state of the microstock world and me in it

Dear readers, you haven’t been forgotten. I have been dreaming about updating my blog more regularly again but there are two reasons I haven’t been more active: For one, while a lot of things are changing, nothing seems really to … Continue reading