Michael Jay Fotograf Berlin

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

July 11, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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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 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

June 27, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The state of mobile stock photography

Fotolia has announced its Fotolia Instant App for Android phones just yesterday. They also supplied a couple of numbers within their press release which I find interesting. I thought it might be a good starting point to analyze a niche … 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