Entries from July 2011 ↓

My First 10 Microstock Images

I have decided to see if I can make a few extra bucks on the side by dabbling in microstock photography whilst I fill in time between my day job (not much time left to fill in after that), paying photography jobs (a lot of time between them) and everything else I do (which has a habit of filling in more time than I can afford).

About a month ago I submitted a range of 10 images of a variety of subjects to what seems to be considered the “Big 4” of Microstock agencies. It was interesting to see what was accepted or rejected by each agency, and what the reasons for the rejections were. I also figured it was worth publishing the acceptance results of my submitted photos and some comments about the process so other prospective Microstock contributors can understand what you go through when you set off into the world of Microstock photography. Continue reading →