Contributors Royalty Comparison
Comparison list of what stock photography agencies pay to contributing photographers. Check how much you can earn by selling stock photos online.
We hope it will help you decide on which stock photo site offers best terms and financial compensation.
|Images - from 25c per download. It will increase to 33c once you reach $500, to 36c once you reach $3,000, and up to 38c once you earn $10,000.
Video clips - 30% of the sale price.
|From 20% to 63% for single-image download, from 0.25 credits to 0.40 credits for subscription download.|
|From 25% Revenue Share per image (+ 10% for Exclusive Image) and $0.35 per subscription sale. Exclusive Photographers receive from 60% Revenue Share per image and $0.42 on subscription + $0.20 bonus for each approved submission.|
|From 30% for credit for new contributors and $0.216 per subscription download.|
|34% - 42% per file sold or $0.30 - $0.35 per sale via subscription (all depanding on your contributor's level).|
|36% (60% for exclusive photographers).|
|From $0.50 for each credit download and from $0.25 per download with subscription (increased by number of downloads in the previous 12 months), 30% for Partners sales and $25 for Extended License sale.|
|15-20% or 25-45% for exclusive contributors (depending on redeemed credits) and from $0.28 for subscription and partner sales.|
|20 - 42% (30 - 53% for exclusive content) and 0.25 - 0.4 credits for sales via subscription based service Imasia.|
|70% of all sales.|
|70% of sale price.|
|From 20% to 50% for Custom License / Prints, from $0.50 for credit download or from $0.25 per subscription download.|
|From 50% to 62.5% for credit and $0.35 per subscription download.|
|50% for credit and partner sales or from €0.20 to €1.50 per subscription download.|
|50% for sales on Alamy Website;|
50% for sales through Novel Use;
50% for video clip sales;
70% for sales through Alamy distributors (30% to Alamy, 40% to the distributor).
|40% (55% for Exclusive Contributors).|
|50% on all sales.|
|Single images 40% of image sale price / 40% revenue share for subscriptions based upon the total number of images downloaded per customer per month.|
|20% (30% for Exclusive Contributors).|
|Pixmac is not accepting new images as they moved to Pond5 - read more here.
Existing contributors - from 30% to 44% depending on amount of sales (45% - 60% for Exclusive Photographers).
Other Stock Photography Comparisons
You can also check our Referral Comparison to know what agencies will pay to their contributors for referring other photographers selling their stock images, or for referring graphic designers buying stock photos for projects. Other comparison list, such as Credit Price Summary or Subscription Plan Comparison will show you how much stock photography agencies charge for a single credit or stock photo. In addition, you can read an article about becoming an exclusive stock photo contributor and check our Exclusivity Comparison.
Detailed summary with number of stock images, image/credit prices and contributor royalties can be found in Stock Photo Sites Comparison.
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