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Selling photos across agencies

April 2, 2018
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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What are concepts in stock photography and how to use them for success?

While in recent years, “authentic” seems to be the preferred buzz word in stock photography, there is another one that always sounds important but is kind of hard to grasp: Concept! It can mean so much or so little, depending … Continue reading

September 22, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Stock Image Stats: Views and Sales

Since some agencies show the number of  “views” to contributors, there regularly is a discussion about that number and it’s relevance. My usual answer is: That’s only something to keep you busy thinking but in reality doesn’t matter a lot. … Continue reading

February 2, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Shutterstock “testing” new price plans

In a forum post, Shutterstock has announced they are “testing” (a rather common way of saying “introducing”) new price plans for some of their customers. The new packages come in between the customers who are only occasionally shopping for images and … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Lightroom CC2015.7 allows publishing to Adobe Stock/Fotolia

Exciting news: Today’s newest update to Adobe Lightroom – the Creative Cloud version 2015.7 – fully (almost) integrates submission to Adobe Stock and Fotolia now! As you can see from the screen above, the news is exciting for Adobe as well: Lightroom … Continue reading