First 5 Steps As New Contributor of Stock Footage

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We’ve met many videographers and photographers that would like to contribute to stock media libraries. Some even have a lot of experience making great visual media, but all of them have one thing in common. The whole workflow kills the

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

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July is like a bright light at the end of the tunnel showing there is still hope (after terrible June 2017 ). Finally, a good month to praise. Not the best this year (that was April 2017), but much better

How To Shoot Stock Footage With Canon 5D Mark III cDNG RAW

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One of the most overlooked and underrated video camera on the market is definitely Canon 5D Mark III. Even if it shoots only FullHD, nobody can deny it is still a valuable piece of equipment. It can also shoot 4K,

5 Themes You Should NOT Shoot For Stock Footage Agencies

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Almost every stock video contributor usually starts shooting themes that are easiest to find. Unless you already have a big database of video material from paid video production projects. Even better if model or property releases are already acquired. Being

Contributor Stock Video Sales Are Regulated To Keep All Happy

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Anything in this world can be regulated through rules, lobbying or software. Even stock video agencies are regulating how much sales their contributors get. This might offend some people, but we have been watching and analyzing our sales for about four

July 2017 NEW Stock Footage That Did Not Succeed

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After a series of articles about favorite video stock footage that sold in past months, we came up with an idea to write about new stock footage which is great but was missed by buyers. There are so many great

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

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Summer time has only started and we are seeing sales of video stock footage going drastically down. This year June was worse than last years. If May 2017 was bad, June has gone even worse. At this time we are

5 Reasons Why Video Production Will Ignore Your Inquiry

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Prepare for your inquiry with as much info as you can, because many video production companies don’t tolerate spam in their mailbox. It’s not that we don’t want to do new video projects and get paid for it. In long

How You Can Find Great Stock Footage Almost Instantly

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Nobody want’s bad promotion which discourages customers from your products or services. We see many commercials and promotional videos which were made by so-called video productions but are so bad that is hard to watch. Nobody will even wish to buy whatever