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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

October 27, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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6 other places to sell your photos online

There have been some discussions about the possibilities we as photographers and stock photo contributors have when agencies make changes to¬†our disadvantage. I often hear “well, we don’t have much choice, do we?”, sometimes hidden behind other reasoning. Well, while … Continue reading

February 4, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How to make a living from selling 33 cents images

I am not shy talking about the amount of money I have been making from my photography in the past years. And I have been vocal about microstock or stock photography in general. So I get some feedback every now … Continue reading

Stock Photo: Road Markings - decisions

January 31, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The second year has started – the look forward

Yesterday, I have published my look back to my first year as a non-exclusive stock photographer. Now it’s time to move on and have a look forward to the second year. What I am expecting from my second year My … Continue reading