APPENDIX 1 Microstock Library Links
Don’t read too much into the order. These are basic links so that you can find and visit a wide range of microstock sites for yourself. I make no promise that this list is exhaustive. Good hunting!
- iStockphoto. The original microstock, credit purchase (single sale), now owned by Getty. Prices are $1–$15, dependent on resolution; base commission 20%. www.istockphoto.com
- Shutterstock. The largest specialized subscription microstock. Pays $0.25 until $500 earned, and then $0.30 per download. www.shutterstock.com; photographer submissions via www.submit.shutterstock.com
- Dreamstime. Mixed subscription and credit purchase site. Minimum 50% commission paid. www.dreamstime.com
- Fotolia. Strong European customer base, ...