Articles by Rob Van Esch

Why engage in microstock?

The main message of microstock sites is: “Why would you let your photos pick the dust on your harddisk? Put them out for sale and earn money.” When that would be the main reason for an amateur photographer to engage in microstock photography, disappointment will not be far away.Yes, you can earn some money with microstock. But the average wages per hour are extremely low and it takes ages to build a reasonable portfolio (and by reasonable I mean over 1000 pictures). And effort. An amateur photographer... continue reading

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