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Make money on every image submitted

Almost 100% of all images uploaded* are online and generate revenue through direct sales or via our exclusive revenue sharing program from advertisement in the free pictures section.
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*(uploaded images must comply with the basic terms and conditions of the Fotolia website)

Highest commissions

Photographers receive up 64 % of the image sales price. (average 52%)
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Name your own price

Photographers may set their own price for web, print, and exclusive buyout licenses.
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Photographers" ranking system

We are the first in the stock photography industry to implement a ranking system where photographers are rewarded with higher commissions and the ability to set higher sales prices upon the success of their portfolio. Portfolio sales volume determines a photographer's rank and success.

An exclusive buyout sales price does not depend on rank or sales volume. Set your own exclusive buyout sales price between $100 and $2000.

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Fastest Image Review

Fotolia"s international editing team of in-house employees and small group of Fotolia supporters with professional expertise in photography, graphic design, and illustration review thousands of photos each day in less than 24 hours.


Fotolia encourages photographers to discuss and share industry trends, tips, and suggestions in the Fotolia forums. Photographers may post messages and enclose an image for others to comment and review.

International sales

Fotolia already has a local presence in 5 major countries: USA, France, Spain, Germany, and UK. Biy mid 2006 Fotolia will be in all English speaking countries and all major European countries. At the end of 2006, Fotolia will expand our reach into Asia.

Thanks to our automatic translation system photographers can upload and describe their images in English and then sell them in all Fotolia languages overnight.

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Worldwide marketing

Fotolia"s online marketing tactics, and professional agents around the world increase your exposure and sales.

Affiliation Program

Fotolia members may generate additional income by signing up their friends and associates through the Fotolia affiliate program.
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Simplified credit transactions

Photographers are paid commissions with the Fotolia credit system. Photographers may cash out their credits at anytime via PayPal with as little as $2 in their account. No hassles with late payments, fraud, or international currencies. For countries who don"t have Paypal we send checks quarterly for amounts over 100 USD.
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Order Request System

Our proprietary Order Request system allows photographers to quickly react to current buyer demands by submitting photos to Fotolia based on buyer requests.
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Digimarc protection

Image protection technology provides security for photographers and helps with image tracking. In the event an image is used illegally or outside the realm of the license agreement we are able to search and locate the offenders.
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Fotolia Photography and Design News Blog

Fotolia keeps photographers up to date on important industry news and information with our up to date blog. Photographer may offer feedback and share industry knowledge to all readers. In addition to camera and software reviews, Fotolia spotlights popular and emerging photographers. The Fotolia blog is distributed to thousands of readers online around the world.
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