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April 20, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The 500px price cut and the microstock hypocrites

A few weeks ago, photo community and marketplace 500px announced a very steep price cut to their royalty payments. I didn’t feel the need to cover this in my blog as I dropped almost all “news”¬†around here since it is … Continue reading

December 3, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Shutterstock drops initial review for contributors

As announced yesterday in their contributor forums, Shutterstock has decided to virtually remove their initial acceptance review for new contributors. The official line is that you only need “1 out of 10 images accepted” while it was “7 out of … Continue reading

April 3, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How much time does it take to upload to microstock agencies?

This week I have taken some extra time to make notes on how long it takes me to get a new set of images uploaded to my microstock agencies. Preparation and preconditions I had all images prepared in Lightroom with … Continue reading