Microstock Industry News Blog Post Category

Microstock industry news and updates that affects both contributors and buyers of microstock images.

Sign Elements Interview 2018

Find out what makes Sign Elements unique in our 2018 interview.

Adobe Stock Interview 2018

Get 11 questions answered in our Adobe Stock Interview for 2018.

Shutterstock Reduces EL Royalties

Shutterstock reduces Enhanced License royalties as of late January 2016. Find out what Shutterstock’s statement was, and how it affects contributors

Corbis Images Buyout Out – What Does It Mean

Read the press release on the Veer & Corbis Images buyout and see what that will mean if you are a contributor.

Pixels.com rebranding for FineArtAmerica Products in 2016

For contributors logging in to either Pixels.com or FineArtAmerica.com, you will no doubt find the following press release. But if you don’t log in for some time you may miss it, so we have it available for you here. The basic gist is that Pixels.com is going to become a bigger player, and FineArtAmerica.com will […]

Zoonar Stock Agency Relaunch for 2016

German based stock agency Zoonar has launched a major refresh of its website. Read the full press release here.

Microstock Man Grows Up in 2014

2013 saw amazing growth for our website, Microstock Man. It seems more people than ever are thinking of selling their photos, videos and graphic designs online as stock. We were of course, thrilled with the growth in traffic and loyal readers. As such, we wondered what could be done to better improve the experience from […]

Photos.com Closing on March 10, 2014

In some rather surprising move, the Getty owned Photos.com stock site is closing its doors as of March 10, 2014. Essentially all accounts will be transferred to Thinkstock.com – another Getty owned stock agency. What is behind the move? They don’t really say. Perhaps it didn’t add up to have two virtually identical agencies running […]