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Upload 140 NEW images per week to multiple microstock sites- DO IT!

Step #10 – How to Upload 140 Per Week It’s important to get your images up! Even if images are coming back rejected, it will give you an idea what where you need to focus on technically. Over the last few months, I’ve dug through over twenty microstock agencies and took an in depth look at where read more »

Step #8 – Which microstock sites are the BEST to upload to?

Step #8 – Get Them Up on Stock! There are a lot of stock agencies that you can upload your images to and we’ve got a link here on stockphotoguru.com near the top of the page that lists most of them, but we want to condense that massive list down, and give you our recommended agencies.  I read more »

Step #3 – Model Releases and Property Releases – What you need to know

You need a property release when you are shooting people where their identity is visible.  It is hit/miss when dealing with bodies, but always with faces.  Feet/hands, etc. you are probably safe to not have a release.   Most microstock companies will accept a signed model release from another agency, however we discovered that Dreamstime did read more »

Flickr – iStockphoto – Getty – How does this all work for the istock exclusive contributor?

As an exclusive contributor with iStockphoto.com I have been increasingly interested on how I take full advantage of the various collections that istock.com offers it’s contributors.  The Vetta and Agency collections have been a great way for contributors to get their highest quality images into an exclusive arena where profits are much higher.  Since Getty read more »

What is MicroStock Stock Photography? and Why YOU should get involved

  What is microstock photography? Microstock photography is a combination of the idea of micro payment and stock photography.  Its an arena of stock photography that prices images at such a micro price that buying multiple images becomes an option.  The microstock  world really boomed in the early 2000s after the creation of sites like iStockphoto, read more »