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Selling photos across agencies

October 25, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How many stock images are subscription customers licensing effectively?

As a regular discussion point amongst stock contributors, there is a question how many images of their daily or monthly package subscription buyers of stock images at sites like Shutterstock, iStock or Adobe Stock are actually using. Reverse engineering subscription … 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

March 5, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How did the iStock collection develop in 2013?

Based on a forum thread, I started to investigate the growth of the iStockphoto collection of files in recent years myself. As iStock has removed any reference to library size, queue length or anything else (by itself already a sign … Continue reading

July 11, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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What size of microstock images do you need for your project, part I: Web & Electronic Uses

Which image size do you need for your project? A few days ago, I tried to find out how much licensing a single image at different microstock agencies would actually cost me. In the process I figured out that all agencies have … Continue reading