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  • Selling images on Dreamstime, or stock photo sites in general is a great way to earn extra cash and start a passive income flow.
    For some, it can become a full-time job; others see it as a nice side hustle or paid hobby. Nevertheless, making money with something you love to do is always worth exploring.

    In this post, I’ll take a closer look at Dreamstime, one of the major stock photography players that help contributors worldwide to make money selling their photography.

    More about ‘Make Money Selling Images on Dreamstime’ here
  • Selling Photos Online with Shutterstock

    Did you know that you can earn by selling photos online and that it is one of the easiest and most fun ways to make money online? You are engaging in a creative process, maybe travel, doing things you love to do, and earn money with it.

    It is also a great way to create a passive income stream. Your pictures will be available for customers to purchase long after you have uploaded them. 

    Are you wondering how to sell pictures online and make money? Keep reading!

    More about ‘Selling Photos Online with Shutterstock’ here
  • Where to find free stock photos

    Bloggers, and more, bloggers that are on Pinterest, know how important it is to have appealing visuals to attract visitors. But finding out where to find free stock photos is very time-consuming, especially if you want your images to be original and in the same or right style.

    This is why good, high-quality stock photos, or better, stock images are so important.

    More about ‘Where to Find Free Stock Photos’ here
  • Foap

    May 28, 2021 |

    Although the basic principles of selling photos and footage through Foap are the same as other classic stock photography agencies, there are a few remarkable differences. For one thing, you work with the free app to upload your material straight to Foap. More about ‘Foap’ here

  • Scoopshot

    January 24, 2021 |

    Scoopshot lets you submit images and footage straight from your phone with their mobile app (free) which will then become available in their store.

    You will get a notification as your image is bought, also through the app.

    Scoopshot has another business model through its in-image advertising network. If your picture is used, you will share in the advertising revenue.

  • Creative Market

    January 24, 2021 |

    Creative Market lets you set up your own shop for selling -digital- creatives. 
    You can sell your images, but also illustrations, 3D objects, or even templates and designs.

    You can set your own price, you don’t have to go exclusive and, as it is your own shop, there is no per-product approval. Just go live with it instantly

  • iStockPhoto

    January 24, 2021 |

    As a division of Getty Images, iStock( short for iStockphoto) is one of the larger suppliers for stock photography and a great place to start if you are exploring stock photography as a side gig.

    You can sell both images as video footage. The latter will pay better, but both have great potential for passive income. After uploading your material it will remain there for years. More about ‘iStockPhoto’ here

  • Getty Images

    January 20, 2021 |

    A list of sites where you can sell your photos, illustrations, and footage can not be complete without Getty Images. 
    To join you need to download their app, contribute sample images, and after acceptance, you can start uploading.

    The best thing: you will be selling on both Getty Images as on iStock!

  • Bigstock

    January 19, 2021 |

    Bigstock is a credits-based international microstock photography website that has over 105 million images from talented photographers and illustrators all over the world.

    The signup process for contributors is straight forward. Just follow the steps they describe on their signup page.

  • 500px

    January 19, 2021 |

    If you need another example of a hobby that became big business then 500px is an excellent one. Evgeny Tchebotarev started it while finishing his business degree and now this Canada based company has millions of users.

    I could browse their pages for hours and hours. They have the most gorgeous images! Please check it yourself, even if you’re not a photographer.

  • Etsy

    January 10, 2021 |

    Etsy is a platform that is focused on selling handmade items and craft supplies. They do, however, also provide shop owners with the possibility to sell digital items.
    Therefore they offer a great opportunity to monetize your photos and illustrations by selling them as printables.More about ‘Etsy’ here

  • Can Stock Photo

    January 3, 2021 |

    Founded in 2004, Can Stock Photo is one of the oldest microstock photography agencies. Even after all this time, they are doing great with almost 20,000 images added every day.

    They offer instant downloads, credit-based, and subscription-based plans for their images and footage
    As they say themselves: Can Stock Photo was founded on the basis of offering a fair-trade alternative by paying contributors fairly and treating them with mutual respect.

  • 123RF

    December 15, 2020 |

    Since 2005 123RF has grown into a global company with quite a big amount of active users. They have over 110 million creative works (photos, vectors, footage, audio) 

    Your content will be available across 44 countries and with 5 million+ potential buyers, there is a fair chance that this will make you money.More about ‘123RF’ here

  • Scopio

    December 12, 2020 |

    Launched in 2016, Scopio is a fairly new player on the stock photography market. Still, their image marketplace has over 200K pictures and they are of great quality.

    They love to support rising photographers across the world and make sure that their authentic images are available for creatives to power their storytelling. 

  • PICHA stock

    December 9, 2020 |

    PICHA stock specifically provides curated Afrocentric visuals in order to enable brands and businesses to tell richer stories that include modern Africans.

    They want to bring forward the voices, faces, and stories of modern Africa in the belief that original stories can change perceptions.

  • Adobe Stock

    December 9, 2020 |

    The name Adobe in Adobe Stock cannot be unfamiliar to you as they have decades of experience providing the world with all kinds of software for creating and editing multimedia. Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Lightroom, XD, you name it.

    The software is offered through cloud-based programs, and a lot of them integrate Adobe Stock to provide creatives with photos and video footage.More about ‘Adobe Stock’ here


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