Are bombs on commercial drones the next big thing?

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If you are reading news, there were some information about ISIS using commercial drones for bombing their enemies.  If they are correct or not, this toys can be dangerous in the hands of people who want you harm. Any object

Pond5 integration with Adobe Stock footage means less work and more money?

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Stock footage agency Pond5 has announced that they will integrate their footage with Adobe Stock/Fotolia platform. That means that Pond5 contributors will have more chance of selling footage via another world wide known platform and earning better commissions than if

DJI Phantom 4 is a great drone for video stock footage but…

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We’ve been flying with DJI drones since it released the DJI Phantom 2 where GoPro 3 camera was needed. Later it could handle GoPro 4 too, which recorded 4K resolution footage from the sky. Now we are using DJI Phantom

President Vladimir Putin stock footage six years after visit in Slovenia

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Shooting video stock footage is a future investment. This surely shows up nicely with some of our footage selling 6 years after gathering many inches of dust. Russian president Vladimir Putin visited Slovenia in 2011, when we were part of

Professional stock footage sell more than everyday lifestyle themes?

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Stock footage industry has more levels of quality media. But their sales depends from buyers use. Not every company is searching for best and most creative media to tell their story or fill some blank spots in their video projects.

January 2017 favorite stock footage sales via all stock agencies

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Year 2016 wasn’t that bad with sales income from stock footage. There was constant improvement on some websites and there were few disappointments on others. We had big hopes from Dissolve to catch up at least with Pond5 sales and

Shutterstock 2017 March number of sales rise but income is worse

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In the last post about “Shutterstock number of sales rise but income is lower” we mentioned that number of sales are rising, but our income not that much. We blamed our newly uploaded photo media which are most likely stealing

Not uploading to Videoblocks because of Dissolve forced high priced stock footage

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About a year ago we planned to try Videoblocks stock agency nevertheless the HD pricing tier is way bellow industry standards. Some contributors reported good income and because there is no agency share, the contributor receives 99% of the income.

Istockphoto / Getty Images affecting search results with only specific media

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EDITED: Look at bottom part for update! Worlds worse stock media agency is winning another battle against contributors that don’t like them or don’t anymore upload to their database. We stopped uploading more than a year ago and left stock