Alamy allows contributors to upload photos and illustrations for sale on their website, with a generous 50/50 commission split.  Students get 100% of the commission from their sales for two years from when they sign up! Once you upload your images to Alamy you can also choose to distribute it on their network to access millions of potential buyers throughout the world.

You can upload different types of images to Alamy:

  • Photos
  • Illustrations
  • Newsworthy photos (have to be uploaded within 24 hours of event)

Uploading is done using the website  uploader or FTP.

 

 

Requirements

Photos

  • Minimum 6MB image 
  • Photos must be in JPEG format
  • Uncompressed file size of over 17MB
  • Photos must be taken with DSLRs or equivalent
  • Model release form if you have people in your photos

Check their quality control document to see what you need to avoid to prevent your photos getting rejected: http://www.alamy.com/contributors/alamy-qc-failure-reasons.pdf

Vectors

  • Vectors must be in EPS format

Payments

  • Payments are sent at the beginning of each month if you have at least $50 in your account.
  • Get paid  in Euros, Dollars or UK Pounds.
  • Payments made direct to bank account, via PayPal or Skrill.

Go to the contributor page at Alamy to find out more!

Additional Info

  • Type Freelance, Online
  • Eligibility International
  • Investment required? No
  • Need Experience? No
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123rf.com offers up to 60% commission to contributors who upload photos, videos, vectors and audio clips for sale on their site. They work on a credits system and the more credits you sell, the higher commission you earn.

Additional Info

  • Type Freelance, Online
  • Eligibility International
  • Investment required? No
  • Need Experience? No
Published in Selling
iStock photos offer high quality stock photographs and you can apply to be a contributor and get up to 45% commission if you are an exclusive contributor.
 
To apply you will have to upload three samples of your work and it is worth reading their guidelines carefully as they have strict guidelines for the quality they accept.
 
Payments are made when your balance reaches $100 and you can then make a payment request. Choose payment by cheque, PayPal, direct deposit or pre-paid Payoneer card.
 

Find out more about being a contributor at: www.istock.com

Additional Info

  • Type Freelance, Online
  • Eligibility International
  • Investment required? No
  • Need Experience? No
Published in Selling
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