Michael Jay Fotograf Berlin

Selling photos across agencies

May 8, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Six common statements on Shutterstock, true or not?

I keep hearing a lot of things being said about Shutterstock of which some certainly are true, some might be true (at least partly) but some are definitely wrong… Here is my take on six statements I get to read … Continue reading

July 8, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How much does a microstock image really cost?

When it comes to microstock, often the same image can be found across different agencies and platforms. After our friend and¬†microstock superstar Sean Locke reported about the growing anger and confusion of clients about intransparent pricing, I¬†thought it might be … Continue reading

July 4, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Sales at Shutterstock

Arguably, Shutterstock has been one of online places that made stock imagery… many customers would call it “affordable”, many photographers “devalued”. Well, here is my take based on my experiences. What is the royalty paid for a stock license at … Continue reading