Am I really making money from microstock?

posted on 15th of november, 2009

I started microstock photography 2 years ago. Today, I have almost 1800 pictures in my portfolio submitted to multiple agencies and working part time for microstock.

Every month, I am posting earnings reports in my blog, Pixels Away. There are usually happy showing some positive trends. A few other microstockers are also sharing their numbers. However, it is not a full story. It doesn't say how much expenses and photographer's time was invested to produce these images. So, finally, I tried to include expenses into my analysis:

Am I Really Making Money from Microstock Photography ?
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Posted by Ziprashantzi on November 17, 2009
nice efforts dear. i m very happy to see this. thanks for sharing
Posted by Yuritz on November 17, 2009
nice advices,but I'm pretty new and don't really know how I could help or say...anyway good luck for the next sales
Posted by Gilmourbto2001 on November 17, 2009
Nice article - I hadn't thought of it that way.

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scientist, photographer, kayaker, racer, blogger, ... Words, phrases, slogans, proverbs, questions, alphabet sets, symbols, typography abstracts … I have more than 1000 pictures (more than I can upload here) in my stock photography portfolio created with vintage letterpress printing blocks, a variety of fonts, both wood and metal. I am also offering custom designs (see my blog).

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