How To Get Tons Of Stock Photos Quickly

Posted on 5/19/2015 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

PicHit.Me, Microsoft and Shutterstock have teamed up to offer over $10,000 worth of prizes and Microsoft hardware to photographers who participate in the My World contest. Any photographer, amateur or professional, can enter and may interpret the theme of the competition any way they like. As a result PicHit will undoubtedly get images on every conceivable subject

PicHit says: "We welcome all artist interpretations on the 'My World' theme. All capture types and photographic processes are eligible to submit. To participate, the photographers would need to upload their entries to the www.pichit.me website under the 'My World' Competition theme under this link or to the 'My World' mission in the PicHit.Me mobile app."

Thirty-seven people will receive some type of prize and for a full list of prizes click here. For the terms and conditions of the contest check out this link.



All images entered in the competition are automatically available for licensing on PicHit.Me. PicHit offers PREMIUM users $9.99 per month ($109.00 per year) subscriptions that allow the user to download an unlimited number of photos. PicHit pays out 60% of fees collected to image creators whose images are used, but they have a unique way of distributing this money. (See my explanation in a previous story.  See PicHit’s explanation under Earnings at this link.

As with all web sites these days PicHit has a long Terms of Service agreement (over 6,200 words) that should be carefully read and understood before submitting images.




Copyright © 2015 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

Jim Pickerell is founder of www.selling-stock.com, an online newsletter that publishes daily. He is also available for personal telephone consultations on pricing and other matters related to stock photography. He occasionally acts as an expert witness on matters related to stock photography. For his current curriculum vitae go to: http://www.jimpickerell.com/Curriculum-Vitae.aspx.  

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