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Can You Make a Living From Stock Photography?

This is a question my parents ask me all the time, right before they insert the annoying phrase, “maybe you should get a real job”. You see, they’re old fashioned and grew up in a time when careers were the norm, together with a stable pension. The world has changed considerably and the pace of change is accelerating.Nowadays, it’s not only much easier to become your own boss but it’s expected! Stock photography is just a small part of the much larger ‘gig economy’, where traditional... continue reading

Am I really making money from microstock?

I started microstock photography 2 years ago. Today, I have almost 1800 pictures in my portfolio submitted to multiple agencies and working part time for microstock.Every month, I am posting earnings reports in my blog, Pixels Away. There are usually happy showing some positive trends. A few other microstockers are also sharing their numbers. However, it is not a full story. It doesn't say how much expenses and photographer's time was invested to produce these images. So, finally, I tried to include... continue reading

1000th Download

Took me 15 months to attain it, with a revenue of $932.54, or an RPD of $0.93.Total image online is 1520 and thus an RPI of $0.61.I think I am definitely NOT a microstock superstar.I like to think I am typical, but maybe I am less.Anyone care to share? :-) continue reading

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