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
Video production of stock footage includes knowledge of using editing tools. Even simple editing such as cutting beginnings and endings are needed before uploading to stock agency. If you are more advanced, you can correct colors, lighting and remove noise.
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
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
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
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
In today’s marketing industry the stock media is getting more important than ever (see Whiskas using stock footage). How to get cost effective video promotion for social media, promotion campaigns, and television. Perfect marketing strategy is to use the least
May 2017 was the worst month with video stock footage sales. It was actually bad with all agencies. If Shutterstock and Pond5 switched their roles in April 2017, they went to their self. While we are disappointed with only $794
In our lifetime of stock video production, we have changed and worked with many different pieces of equipment. Our most favorite was and will always be video shooting with Canon 5D Mark III in a combination of Magic Lantern cDNG RAW.