Images licensed through iStock.com receive a royalty rate of 15%—or up to 45% for exclusive contributions. Buyers on iStock pay considerably less for images, where photos are sold both through subscription and credit plans. The average price buyers pay for images ranges between $8.67 to $33 per photo. At a 15% royalty rate, that means that photographers are paid between $1.30 and $4.95 for each photo downloaded.
How you’ll be paid by Shutterstock as a contributor is tied to a number of factors, including image size, the type of license purchased, and whether the buyer was using a prepaid image pack plan or an annual subscription plan. On average, you will earn between 25 cents to $2.85 per image purchased. The more your lifetime earnings with Shutterstock grow, the more you’ll earn per image download.
Envato Elements offers customers an unlimited subscription to access its assets. Buyers subscribe to Envato Elements at a cost of $10.75 to $16.50 per month per member. Photographers and other creative asset contributors are paid 50% of the net subscription revenue that’s calculated based on Envato’s share model. On average, you will earn between $2 for a content worth $29.
Stocked.ph is an author-centric stock media website. A community for artists built by artists.
Author rates for Stocked.ph are pretty much straightforward. We give authors 70% revenue rate of the total price of an item. Yes, 70% with no strings attached!
There are two types of licenses/releases at Stocked.ph; Editorial Use Only and Editorial and Commercial Use. Which we label when you submit your stock media. A Commercial Use is labeled on your submission if you have the proper document releases.
Sample rates for given situations are as follows:
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e.g., choose 1920x1080 if your submission is 2030x1534.
Two (2) versions are required per submission;
A low-resolution version image for your photo or artwork. For video submissions, this becomes your video thumbnail.
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