Microstock Photography – A new Approach to ensure success?

posted on 27th of september, 2010

For the past four or five years that I’ve been submitting to the Microstock Photography market I had always said it was a numbers game. Therefore the more images that you uploaded to the libraries or agencies the more downloads you would get resulting in higher earnings.

But I feel that over the past year that has changed. You now, more than ever need to target a niche. And then dominate that niche. You see the wherever you look on the internet the picture quality has increased. This is just the same for the libraries. The overall quality has shot up and therefore we need to submit a higher quality image.

Fortunately, in recent months, the demand for the pictures has exploded. With the present economic climate even the large companies are using microstock photography rather than employing the...

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Posted by MorganOliver on October 16, 2010
Very SMART! Many thanks for the insight. It makes sense to do a lot of research on what's "hot" and now and in demand.
Posted by Miele on September 29, 2010
Interesting....Good concept! Thanks!
Posted by Almaterra on September 29, 2010
Very good information!

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From the age of sixteen I have worked in the construction industry developing an eye for design and an appreciation of fine architecture. But, my first passion is photography! I gained my Licentiate with The Royal Photographic Society way back in 1988. A passion that has grown, over the years, into an obsession. It was inevitable that at some point my two main interests would become one. Because of my love of buildings, architecture and furniture and drawing on my experience gained in the construction industry feel that I am in a position to take images that fully justify the subject a... [Read more]

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