Getty claims it overpaid 9,000 iStock photographers, asks for repayment

Learn how to use natural light in your landscape photography

An error in its payment system caused Getty Images to overpay thousands of photographers who sold images on its iStock subsidiary, and now the agency wants photographers to pay them back.

Stock photography tips: how to shoot and edit stock photos that sell

Stock photography tips: how to shoot and edit stock photos that sell

Tired of your stock photography endeavours going to waste? Start making some money from your photography; use these stock photography tips to start setting up your shoots and editing photos in a more commercially minded way.

Sell Photos Online: edit your pictures to make money through microstock

Sell photos online: edit your pictures to make money through microstock

As one improves as a photographer, you might find yourself asking less about photography tips and techniques and instead how to make money from photography. One popular method is to sell photos online via one of the numerous microstock libraries.

In our post we’ll show you how to prepare and edit your pictures so that when you go to sell photos online through a microstock library you stand the best chance of making money.

Get cash for your pictures: the right way to submit to stock photo agencies

The right way to submit to stock photo agencies: step 1

Selling your pictures to an agency isn’t as simple as uploading them and then sitting back waiting for the money to roll in. However, if you plan your approach carefully – and if your shots are good enough – then it’s possible to generate some useful cash through one of the many stock photo agencies online.

How to be a Getty contributor

Getty contributors: how to be a Getty photographer

Chances are you’ve seen an image by a Getty photographer – not just full stop, but today. In the last hour, even.

So diverse and pervasive is the esteemed photo agency, that the growing band of Getty contributors casts a wide net all over the globe. Getty photographers cover every major world event, and even the ones that don’t make headlines. And the agency is increasingly relying on a network of landscape and wildlife photographers to fill its needs in other genres.

We recently spoke to Anthony Parkin, Getty Images’ Director of Editorial Content, to find out how the agency finds new Getty contributors.

Freelance photography tips: magazine publishing

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With 1000s of titles published every month, magazines are the most accessible market available to budding freelance photographers – here are our tips for success

Freelance photography tips: selling to stock libraries

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Stock photography – we don’t need to tell you it’s a competitive business. But we can tell you how to give yourself the best chance of successfully selling your pictures…