Posts Tagged ‘microstock’

500px Guts Royalty Rate on Non-Exclusive Images

Posted by on Tuesday March 22, 2016 | Business

Photographers can expect to earn less money from 500px going forward. The company is preparing to substantially lower its royalty rate on non-exclusive images effective April 4, bringing the commission from 70 percent to 30 percent. Images that are exclusive to 500px will also get a haircut, albeit smaller, dropping from 70 to 60 percent commission.... More

A Stock Agency is Actually Raising Its Royalty Rates. Why?

Posted by on Monday December 10, 2012 | Business

London-based stock photo distributor Image Source has announced that it will pay a higher royalty rate–60 percent, compared to its usual 40 or 50 percent–for all images it accepts from its US contributors from now through December 31, 2013. Could the pendulum in the moribund business of stock photography be swinging back, more than a... More