CHAPTER 12 The Future of Microstock Photography

What does the future hold for microstock photography? If you had asked this question in 2000, the answer would have been a puzzled look and a request to explain what you were talking about. Just 7 years down the road, and here I am writing a book on a subject most people are still only vaguely aware of. It might therefore seem like pure hubris even to begin to predict the future of such a new and exciting phenomenon.

So, before I try, let's see what some microstock photographers said when I put the following question to them: Is there a danger that the microstock bubble might be about to burst?

  • “No, not as long as people want to buy pictures. There are a lot of buyers out there who have not yet ...

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