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 Comments Off on 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 →
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 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 →