Why Our First Video Stock Footage Don’t Sell [Our Experience]

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We started with video stock footage in 2011. And it was extremely hard to shoot anything. Not just because we had very basic handheld video camera, but we didn’t have any idea how to shoot stock video. We even noticed

March 2017 favorite video stock footage files sold via all stock agencies

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Sales of video stock footage in March 2017 were not that great as we planned. It was just slightly better than February 2017, and slightly better than 2016 of same month. Even if there are many many more new stock

Martial Arts is not dead – our Behind The Scene story

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It was cold winter in 2015 when we had a chance to shoot some martial arts stock footage. Primary objective was to make a nice movie, which you can see above. Second objective was to shoot as many interesting stock

Why should Pond5 agency offer different video size options for stock footage?

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Stock video footage today is used in variety of multimedia projects. We’ve seen many of them in commercials, intros, documentaries, movies, news reports, web videos, company presentations, educational shorts and other. It is impossible even to count all ideas buyers

Why doesn’t Shutterstock support Payoneer payment method for contributors? It DOES now!

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Because Shutterstock doesn’t support Payoneer we are throwing hundreds of earned Euros monthly away thanks to Skrill absurd high fees. This lost money isn’t just few bucks, but more than hundred Euros every month because of transaction fee, bad currency conversion rate

Asus Transformer T100TAM best travel tablet / laptop computer?

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Working in stock video footage industry is very harsh in many aspects. One of them is massive data consumption that could eat out your cards before even finishing your shooting project. Instead of buying terabytes of memory cards or fast

February 2017 favorite stock footage files sold via all stock agencies

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This year February was a bit disappointed. Experience from same month in previous years, February should be very good starting point for the year to come. But it wasn’t. Income was lower than it was in 2016. It was much better

Cheap products isn’t best investment in video production

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We all know that buying cheap food, cheap technical equipment and cheap car service does nothing good for you. In many cases it is even more expensive than buying quality and guaranteed stuff. With cheap food you can get stomach

Announced Sony A9 is a DSLR killer camera with no 4K 60fps

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Choosing right equipment for specific work is crucial in our stock video production. When we choose a 4K photo camera Sony A7s with Atomos Shogun, there wasn’t yet any company with photo camera offering 60fps while shooting in 4K resolution.