Stock Agencies

Getty Images  Over 80 million images in portfolio.  Owns iStock.  Premier stock agency.
iStock Huge exclusive photographer base.  The original microstock agency.  Recently purchased by Getty.
Deposit Photos Great photographer and affiliate programs.  Over four million images.  Support in four languages.
Cutcaster Great exclusive photographer rates.  Middle range stock house.  Photographers set image price.
Canstockphoto One of the largest microstock agencies.  Around three and a half million images.  Commission is set at fifty percent.
Dreamstime One of the larger stock agencies.  Nearing 10 million images.  Support in 5 languages.
Featurepics Low to middle tiered agency.  Acceptance is easy. Site navigation is a tad tricky.
Fotolia One of the first global agencies. Over four million images.  Excellent referral program.
123RF  Nearly two million images on site.  A hybrid model (subscription and individual image) for purchasing.
Image Vortex You set the image price.  Ranges from twenty to three hundred per image.  Low acceptance rate.
Bigstockphoto Very simple submission process.  Over two and a half million images.  Very middle tiered.
MicroStockPhoto Very low commission.  Not the most user friendly site. Low range agency.
Photodune Still in beta.  Great rates for exclusive shooters.  The more you sell, the higher the percentage.
Pixmac Rapidly growing young site.  Focus on simplicity, ease of use, and user interface.  Larger user base.  Support in five languages.
Shutterpoint Subscription based for photographers.  Tiered pricing for image hosting.
Shutterstock On of the older microstock houses.  Quick acceptance or rejection rate.  Well respected.
Snapixel Appears to be an image hosting site with a mix of microstock.  There is no review process.
Stockfresh Simple application process.  Great FTP support. Six languages supported. One of the newer agencies.
Veer One of top agencies.  Owned by Corbis.  Contributor are is different from the normal site.
Vivozoom Rather standard contributor contract.  Commission is forty percent.  Fairly easy application process.
Yaymicro Many languages supported. Growing steadily.  Nearing one million images.
Zoonar Unique photographer services. Site is easy to use.  Two language support.


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