My honest opinion on top 7 stock photography websites in 2018

I’ve been uploading my photos to stock agency’s for a year now, mostly as side hobby.

This is my list(in order of preference) of the ones i use, where ive uploaded 100-200 photos:

 

Adobe Stock

By far the most profitable and generous is Adobe. They offer 40% and if you go exclusive 50% of sales

Shutterstock

Was one of the most difficult to get in(my pics were pretty bad), but they sell a lot.

Gettyimages

aka bully in the yard who only gives you 15% of the sales you make! BUT they sell a lot, i mean shitloads.

Dreamstime

I’ve heard good things about them, but the time when i joined, it has gotten very quiet. During 6 months i’ve sold only 9 photos and earned about 7$.

123RF

Despite the awesome domain name, they rarely sell.

Alamy

Alamy uses different angle, with very high prices, they sell very rarely, but when they do, you earn 10$+ per sale!

Pond5

My recent find. Hasn’t produced anything positive, but probably mainly because their focus is on videos.