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  • What is a Stock Photo license?

    by Bagiuiani | 21st of June, 2011

    When you are subscribing a photo on a agency you will be asked to choose a type of license on with your photo will be sold. Type of license may vary slightly depending on the agency but in fact there are two types of license: Rights Managed and Royalty Free. (RM)... More
  • Appeal to Buyers

    by Georgeskyrillos | 12th of November, 2010

    Would you please postpone any purchase of my images until the 10,000,000th Image Milestone Day? According to the current ETA, it's Nov. 24th but it might change, hopefully sooner. So please monitor the tab below Assignment on the Welcome Page to keep updated about the... More
  • Editorial vs RF

    by Bobsphotography | 12th of November, 2010

    A couple of blogs ago I wrote that my editorial pictures are not selling that well, but at this stage I do sell more editorial than RF. Of the last 40 sales, 24 are editorial. These pictures are my latest editorial ones. More
  • P-EL

    by Georgeskyrillos | 9th of August, 2010

    How many of your sales are "Print Usage (P-EL)"? I've got 5 so far (shown below), pretty good increase in earnings such sales bring! My latest P-EL was today, the swan, hence this blog... Go ahead and post yours. More
  • Are they honest

    by Bobsphotography | 22nd of April, 2010

    I was just thinking how DT is controling the usage of a picture. If for instance a picture is bought by subscription as royalty free, but the buyer makes 50.000 creeting cards with it, who is checking that? If he sells these cards outside the Netherlands, where I live, I... More
  • Trend line

    by Amitai | 26th of October, 2009

    Today I reached my sales goal for the first time since I've joined DT, 30$ per day. When you think about it, it's not much, only 600$ a month (Average of 20 days of sales a month, for me), but considering the fact this is a passive income from photos uploaded long time... More
  • One way to shoot people without needing a model release form

    by Kenishirotie | 24th of June, 2009

    I just want to share in this blog one way to shoot people oriented stock photo without needing a model release form. For those who are new to stock photography, any photo with recognizable persons in it must have an accompanying model release form or else it can be sold only... More
  • Editorial V Royalty Free

    by Jaboardm | 3rd of October, 2008

    Editorial V Royalty Free My editorial images are bringing a good share of downloads with a lot less effort on my part. I don't have to get a model release or go through and remove all of the logo's or other possible copyrighted items from the images. I struggle... More
  • Extended Licenses & Money

    by Thefinalmiracle | 31st of August, 2007

    In many agencies, photography forums, magazines I have seen a lot of people argue about the extended licenses available in the microstock industry. The licenses grant the rights to the buyer to modify the image they bought and resell it as their product (images printed on... More

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