Getting started

Photographers and Illustrators

Getting started on A4StockPhotos is very simple. Just create an account and upload your 10 best pieces of work for assessment. Don't forget that all work submitted must have all copyright and metadata embedded in the artwork.

Getting started on A4StockPhotos

Preparing your images

We will try and give you a decision as quickly as possible, but this will depend on how busy we are.

 Subjects most likely to succeed are:  People, industry, business, the workplace, ideas, vector designs and illustrations and movie clips.

Please ensure that model releases are available for all recognisable people, as images cannot be sold without them these days.


If you have any problems with uploading images, contact us for help and support.


A4StockPhotos can accept photos, vector or bitmap illustrations and creative work like logos and layouts, as well as video clips (provided they are original and you own the copyright)

All subscribers start as Bronze members, the status categories are:


       0 – 1,000 Downloads (sales)  =  Bronze

1,000 – 3,000 Downloads (sales)  =  Silver

3,000 – 8,000 Downloads (sales)  =  Gold


Buying royalty free images

If you are a buyer of images, all you need to do is browse our catalogue and purchase images singly, or for even better value, buy a pack of credits in advance and use them up as and when the need arises. 

It doesn't get much simpler than that.

Just register on the site and open a free account > select your images > decide whether you want to buy credits or just pay as you go > go to the secure checkout page, pay via PayPal > go to your account and click the click on the 'my downloads' link > your images will appear for download.

If you need something more specific, don't forget we can shoot to order, so contact us if you can't find what you want on the site.


Good Luck!

 The support team