Mobistok Empowers Photographers With New Selling Platform

Posted on 6/18/2020 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Mobistok in Hamburg, Germany has announces a new platform for licensing uses to stock images which puts power back into the hands of photographers. Anyone who shoots images with their smartphones can go to Mobistok to put their imagery up for sale.

While many stock photo websites make it a bit more difficult for individuals to sell their photos, Mobistok has been created from the ground up as a seamless way to sell photos and videos.

Users can sign up for free, and then they can decide how they’d like to price their photographs and videos. They can either choose a pricing tier or individually determine the price of the imagery they are selling. Once they have uploaded and priced their images and videos, users have full control of every aspect of their imagery.

It appears that many images are currently priced at 5 Euros for Personal use, 25 Euros for Editorial use and 50 Euros for Commercial use.

So far, the offering seems to be very thin and poorly keyworded, but the concept of giving image creators more control has merit in today’s stock photography climate.

For example, Mobistok lets users adjust prices, delete photos, and update photos at any point.

Mobistok features AI that automatically tags photos and videos on behalf of users, but users can go in at any time to add or edit tags.

As another benefit to users, Mobistok charges a flat 15% fee, and this fee includes Stripe fees for payment processing. In addition, photographers receive direct payouts for an extremely seamless and straightforward pricing model.

Mobistok also offers an iPhone app that lets users control their accounts on the go. Users can sell images on the go, edit their images, and check sales statistics anytime.

“We are committed to giving control back to content creators on how, when, and at what price they sell their work,” said the team at Mobistok.

With the Mobistok platform, users always keep control of their rights on photographs. Mobistok offers instant updates for users when a photograph has been purchased. The platform also automatically generates invoices for users’ records. In addition, Mobistok users can enjoy even more control over their photographs with incognito mode, which lets them sell their images anonymously.

While the site is mostly designed for smartphone photography, users can upload images and videos to Mobistok from drones, cameras, DSLR, and more. Any file size can be uploaded in JPG format.

According to the Mobistok team, they are planning on releasing an Android app in the near future. For now, users can go to the website and create a free account, and they can manage their accounts on the go with the iPhone app. More information can be found at

Copyright © 2020 Jim Pickerell. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-461-7627, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz


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