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 →
July 11, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on How many images do you need to make x dollars on Shutterstock, iStock, Fotolia?
I’m seeing the question “How many images do I need to make $ xxx?” in different variations being asked over and over again by stock beginners. I think, it is an important and good question because it shows that the … Continue reading →
November 17, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on Paying models for photo shoots? How much?
There is an ongoing discussion amongst photographers which I just happened to see at three places within a week. So here is my take on the repeating question: How much do you pay your models? And what do you do if … Continue reading →
October 21, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on 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 13, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on Making money from mobile smart phone images? An experiment.
For maybe a bit more than two years, mobile sourcing of images for licensing to commercial and editorial customers has become a bigger topic. It’s hard to say where things started to get serious but when