Creating Stock Video vs Photos: 5 Reasons Why It’s Easier Than You Think (Including Higher Royalties)

Photography and video are two different sides of the same coin, each with their own challenges as well as opportunities when it comes to earning money as stock. If you’re already an experienced stock photographer, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t already be dipping your toes in video.

In the guest post at I’ll be discussing 5 key reasons why you would be wise to be thinking about making the logical addition from stock photography to stock footage.

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About Alex

I’m an eccentric guy on a quest to visit all corners of the world and capture stock images & footage. I’m determined not to waste my life away as a corporate drone and have devoted over six years to making it as a travel photographer and freelance writer. I hope to inspire others before it’s too late.

I’m proud to have written a book about my adventures which includes tips on making it as a stock travel photographer – Brutally Honest Guide to Microstock Photography


  1. Informative post Alex. I’ve just started really looking at video as well. Wasted so many opportunities to capture both at the same time. I have a gimbal now (for my holiday) so no excuses to get both now. Have you ever dipped into creating vectors ? I’m starting to create these when I have the free time at home.


  2. Hi and thanks for your comment.

    So far this month, at least my video efforts are paying off with two decent HD sales…better than last month which was a disaster.

    Ahhh u r well on ur way if u have a gimbal! What’s stopping u from really starting?

    Never worked with vectors, not something I would enjoy I think but I’ll never say never!

    All the best


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