How do I sell photos to Shutterstock?

You can sell photographs to Shutterstock by either placing them as part of a larger photo collection or embedding your image as part of your Web page.

How do I embed images from Shutterstock on my page?

Sellers of images are assigned to a contributor account by clicking on “Browse” in the top right of the viewer and entering one or more images into the box to the left. Each image is assigned to an individual contributor account by the photo publisher.
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How do I make money, sell images, or add images?

Sellers receive a monthly compensation or percentage (depending on the size of their gallery) for each photograph they sell to Shutterstock.

Image Contributor Accounts

How to Sell Your Images

Click Image Contributor Account in the top right of the viewer.

Click on the image in the Contributor Box near the top.

Check the description for details about what you will receive each month.

Enter your payment details, such as invoice dates, recipient address, or email address, and submit.

Enter your payment details, such as invoice dates, recipient address, or email address, and submit.

Please note: If you have been assigned to a Contributor Account, your images will be assigned to the right account at your earliest convenience.

What is a Contributor Account?

When a Contributor Account is assigned to you by the photo publisher, you must use the email associated with that account from to signup for your account each month. You will receive instructions in the email as to where you place the photo(s) in your gallery and how to make your contribution amount.

You may only upload images which have not been previously posted, and only after you have been assigned an account and are able to successfully generate an invoice within 30 days (your total cost will depend on the size of your site, size of contributors, and other terms and conditions).

It is also necessary to provide your credit card details to the photo publisher upon upload to their website. The price of each image will be deducted from your monthly contribution.

Payment

Select your amount, then click the “Add to Cart” button located in the upper right of the Contributor Box.

Please note: The price of each image will be deducted from your monthly contribution.

Please note: The price of each image will be deducted from your monthly contribution.

Enter payment details and submit.

How do I sell photos to Shutterstock?
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