When starting to upload your images for licensing, be it on Shutterstock, EyeEm or Adobe Stock, lots of people will soon get feedback that they are required to upload model releases for certain images. This seems to be a widely … Continue reading →
January 4, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on Tax Forms W-8BEN at Shutterstock, Adobe Stock, Fotolia or Dreamstime
Every contributor faces this at the start, and many will have received a new message to renew it these days: The tax forms at the big US based microstock agencies. So let’s have a quick look at how to fill … Continue reading →
October 25, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on 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 →
September 20, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on 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 →
July 11, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf Comments Off on 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 →