Category: Buying stock photos

Royalty Free stock photos – the death spiral of micro stock and subscriptions?

Has the over-saturation of the royalty free stock photos market caused an unstoppable downward spiral which may eventually kill the whole industry, or is there more to it than that? It’s certainly true that the micro stock explosion has resulted in levels of market saturation previously unknown in the photographic industry, but looking at it from

Freelance designers – how to get paid for stock photos

Getting reimbursed for the true cost of supplying stock photos and images has become a major headache for freelance designers and other creative professionals in recent years. Thankfully, the number of clients who pretend to believe that photos ‘downloaded from the internet are free’ has diminished these days, but that hasn’t removed all the convenient for great value royalty free images