BigStockPhoto

Agency Link: BigStockPhoto.com Files: 13,000,000 Mother Company: Shutterstock BigStockPhoto is one of the often forgotten first microstock photography agencies. With a large database of image and a simple submission process you can extend your earnings quickly by submitting to their...

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Fotolia

Fotolia

Agency Link: www.Fotolia.com Images: 22,000,000 Referral Program: Yes Free Images: Yes Updated: April 2013 As one of the first truly global agencies, Fotolia boost a massive image set. Having recently crossed 4 million images, one sometimes wonders how to shoot something new. Fotolia offers the best referral program availible as of this...

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Pixmac

Agency Link: Pixmac.com Files: 10,000,000 Referral Program: Yes Pixmac is a new agency that has gone through a fast growth spurt. The design of the site is excellent for being so young and the company seems very response to questions. Pixmac is a fast, new microstock agency with plenty to offer. Based out of Prague and only recently born, only time will tell how they will fare. They have stated their focuses are: microstock, user experience, free keywording, easy to use, simple, fast. With daily free images, Pixmac is a good place to checkout. For photographers they have excellent commisions: 50-60% depending on whether the image is exclusive. Images must be at least 3MP with no upper size...

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iStockPhoto

iStockPhoto

Agency Link: istockphoto.com Total Files: 15,000,000 Video: Yes Audio: Yes Photos: Yes iStockPhoto is what started the Microstock Industry.  It was originally an ‘indie’ site start by Bruce Livingstone and was later purchased by Getty Images.  Today it has become an icon of big business in the microstock industry and lost much of it’s community feeling other smaller sites still possess.  Sales are generally quite good but commissions are among the lowest in the industry. Have opinions or thoughts about iStockPhoto, leave them below and share your experience. Updated: April...

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