Think Twice about Uploading to Free Microstock Sites

Free microstock sites include Unsplash, Pixabay, Gratisography, and Pexels.
Free microstock sites include Unsplash, Pixabay, Gratisography, and Pexels.

By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator

For anyone making their living from photography, the appeal of free microstock websites is hard to fathom. Why would you give your photos away, free? Any why would you allow someone else to transform your image into something you never intended? A recent case involving a photographer from Atlanta, Georgia, and the government of the United Kingdom raises many questions.

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Who Is NANPA … besides You? A Look inside the 2020 Member Survey

Photographers working in the field at NANPA's Michigan UP Regional Event © Tom Haxby
Photographers working in the field at NANPA’s Michigan UP Regional Event © Tom Haxby

By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator

Every so often, NANPA surveys its members to find out more about who you are and what’s important to you. The answers you give inform NANPA board discussions, policies, programs and many other aspects of the association. So, who are you? Who are the members of North America’s preeminent nature photography association?

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