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So-called stock photos marketplaces were created especially for people that want to sell their photos for commercial and other use. There are a lot of amateur and professional photographers that earn money from selling their photos there, and there are many businesses that are paying them for photos.

 

Fotolia

It is one of the largest stock marketplaces worldwide. It is eligible for both, beginner and professional photographers. Here you can earn up to 20-60%. Earned cash can be transferred to your PayPal or Moneybookers account.

Alamy

Alamy offers a huge 50% royalty payment on every photo you sell and maybe because of that, it has over 85 million photos uploaded on its site. The money you earn can be claimed via PayPal or Check.

Shutterstock

Photographers in Shutterstock can earn from 20% to 30%. You should think about becoming their contributor because it is free and they already paid over $350 million to the contributors. So, you can see that they are trustworthy.

Eyeem

Eyeem is used by almost 18 million photographers worldwide, and they collaborate with world’s leading agencies and brands. You can sell the same photo multiple times and earn 50% from every time you sell it.

Foap

If you take many pictures with your phone then Foap is the right place for you to sell it, because you can directly upload photos from smartphone to the marketplace and start earning passive income right away. By the way, you will get 5$ from every photo you sell.

Free Digital Photos

FreeDigitalPhotos is amazing, because of the 70% you can make from the photo’s price. Also, you have the ability to set your own photo value and when you earn 10$ you can request a payout to your PayPal account.

Can Stock Photo

Can Stock Photo is a great place to start selling your photos because you can earn up 50% in royalties and upload several hundred photos at once. Those pictures will be categorised automatically, and you will save a lot of time. The minimum payout is 50$ to the PayPal account and 100$ if you want a check.

Dreamstime

Dreamstime is really contributor friendly, because of the 60% royalties you can get from them. It has significant and a great community that can always help. Therefore, if you want to start selling your photos, you can start here.

iStockPhoto

iStockPhoto history began in April 2000. It is one of the oldest online photo marketplaces. So, if they are still working, we can see that they earned their name. The base royalty rate here is 15%, but you can make up to 45%.

123RF

123RF is a popular photo marketplace. It has already over 62 million stock images, vectors, etc., uploaded to their site. You can earn from the royalties between 30% and 60%.

Posted by Justas Markus

Founder/CEO GetFoundXL and a blogger at Entrepreneur.com, Observer.com, Influencive.com and others. Catch up with Justas on Twitter.