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Stock Performer: Best of the Best

Luis and Oliver from Stock Performer gave a fantastic presentation at Microstock Expo (if you couldn’t attend, the full conference videos should be online in the not too distant future, you should totally check them out, since I’m in there too ;)) and published their raw data and full analysis on a very thorough and […]
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How To Sell Photos: A Complete Guide

There’s recently been a lot more people using picWorkflow, many of whom may have missed out on some of my earlier posts about the stock-photo/microstock industry, so I figured it’s time for a review post listing some of the most useful previous posts covering various techniques, tips and advice on both getting started in microstock […]
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How to Earn More Money from Wedding Photography

There has been a lot of pressure on wedding photographers over the last few years, with the reduction in cost of equipment with prosumer-level DSLR cameras and easier access and marketing to potential customers through social media, craigslist, gumtree and other classified ad platforms. Even with people relying on their friends and family to capture […]
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Is there still money in microstock photography?

I’ve been asked the question “Is there still money in microstock?” three times, by three different people in the last week alone; and have had very similar questions over the last few months so I figured what a perfect time for a blog post. If you’re one of those ‘pro’ photographers who has a hissy-fit […]
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TOP 10 Tips for New Microstock Photographers

If you’re new to stock photography in general, or even if you’re a seasoned traditional-stock veteran and looking to move into selling your images through microstock photography agencies, there are a few simple tips your really should keep in mind as you start. There are many who will tell you you’re already too late to […]
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Shafted by latest iStock changes? What Now?

The latest round of changes at iStock represent a loss for most contributors there. Both for Exclusive and Non-Exclusive contributors. The new royalty figures for next year show a clear bias in favour of those contributors who are making the most money for iStock, with cuts for people with smaller or non-exclusive portfolios. These changes […]
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picNiche Toolbar Tips & FAQs

The picNiche toolbars have quite a lot of functionality for microstock contributors and image buyers, and because of the wide variety of tools available, it can be overwhelming to newcomers. I figured I’d add a few tricks & tips to help ensure the picNiche tools are helping you out as much as they can, that […]
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