If you sell your photos through EyeEm, you may be experiencing the problem none of us likes to deal with: you’re not being paid. According to a recent report, EyeEm has stopped paying royalties to the photographers who have been selling their photos through this stock website. The reason? EyeEm claims it’s the “company restructuring.” And while a violin starts gently weeping in the background, they also add that the current “global events” have hit the platform as well.
Who Pays Photographers And How Much (Or How Little) They Pay Out
The blog, Who Pays Photographers, has been around for a little while, but a link to the site recently popped up over on Reddit, reminding me of what a great resource it can be. The blog, which is a spin off of the popular Who Pays Writers, describes itself as “A space to list how much — and how little — magazines, newspapers, websites, NGOs and corporations pay photographers.” The posts on the website, which are all anonymously submitted from photographers around the world, contain a brief summary of the photographers experience on a particular job. The details include the type of job, the pay rate, and how quickly the photographers were paid after they completed the assignment. [Read More…]
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