3 Common Questions and Answers about Adobe Stock

Adobe built its own stock image service, Adobe Stock, which promises contributors 33% of the sale price. Integrated with Creative Cloud, this stock photo service is also available as a standalone website that allows non-Creative Cloud members to download, buy and sell stock images as well. Adobe claims that the stock service will give it an edge in the $3 billion stock image market around the world.

  • How can you sell your work through Adobe Stock?
    As a new service, Adobe Stock provides its customers with access to over 40 million images, illustrations and graphics. It is built right into your favorite Adobe applications so you can search, add images to your libraries, and access your assets across multiple devices. Adobe Stock images can be licensed directly from any Creative Cloud application or through the standalone website adobe.com.

If you want to contribute to the service, register as a contributor to the Fotolia website. Once your registration is complete, you can upload your creative files and sell them through Adobe Stock, API Partners, Fotolia website and applications and other channels.

  • How much can you expect to receive?
    As a contributor, you can receive as much as 33% of the final price as compensation. Compared to the 25% compensation from other services, this is quite a big amount. 
  • What are the key features of Adobe Stock?

Adobe Stock is easy to manage. It is also easy to purchase and work with. You can launch it directly with your CC desktop software across multiple devices. How does that work? You find an image that suits your creative needs and download it directly to your library. You will work with a watermarked, low-resolution image until you decide to get the high-resolution version. You can directly license the image from the application or through the website, saving you more time from reworks.

Adobe Stock features high-quality content for mobile, web and print. It is an extensive stock image marketplace with over 40 million curated photos and illustrations. It covers virtually every subject. Whether you are looking for a castle, volleyball or beach photo for your brochure, mobile application or website, you will surely find something that will fill your needs. In the coming months, Adobe will add new categories to give you a selection of possibilities.

Lastly, Adobe Stock has simple and flexible subscription plans and single image purchases. You have the option to buy a single image or subscribe to a plan that suits your creative needs and budget. Creative Cloud members are given up to 40% discount on images. The best value comes with annual subscriptions for members. For non-members, single-image pricing is available with a slight higher price.

 

 

Improving the Photo-editing Process with Adobe Stock Photos

adobe stockAre you using any Creative cloud application to edit your stock photos? If your answer is yes, you will greatly benefit from using Adobe Stock as your primary image source. Adobe Stock acquired Fotolia, another big player in the stock photo industry, to expand its multi-billion dollar sharing economy with the creative community. It aims to provide photographers due compensation and users with licensed images.

Your dream of integrating a stock photo site to your photo-editing application or software is finally here! Thanks to Adobe Stock, you can save more time and effort from downloading your images to your computer before launching them to a CC desktop software. Simply add the watermarked or licensed Adobe Stock images to your library, allowing you to work on your creative project across multiple devices.

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Adobe Stock photos are also easier to purchase. As a neat feature, you can download watermarked images to your libraries and launch them to your CC software to check if they suit your creative projects. When you are ready to buy the images, you can directly license them within the desktop software. The stock photo agency also works as a standalone website, meaning you can directly download stock photos from there as well.

Currently, Adobe Stock offers over 40 million royalty-free images that you can modify with your preferred Creative Cloud desktop software. It is available in 36 countries and 13 languages, making working with stock photos easier than it has ever been. The stock agency also provides flexible plans and pricing, so you can find a subscription that works best for you. Whether you are running a print, mobile or web project, you can be sure that you are getting high-quality creative content.

How does Adobe Stock improve the photo-editing process? Adobe Stock allows you to download, use and license stock images without leaving your CC desktop application. You start working with a watermarked version to see if its suits your creative needs. Upon licensing the image, the low-resolution, watermarked version will be automatically replaced with the full-resolution version – saving you a lot of time from rework.

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You may have found a stock photo agency that suits your needs and budget but if you are a Creative Cloud user, we recommend Adobe Stock to you. You will not only enjoy 40 percent discounts from all your subscriptions, you will also get to enjoy exciting times off or on work. With Adobe Stock photos integrated with your favorite Creative Cloud application, imagine the creative things you can do.

Take your creative journey to a whole new level with Adobe Stock photos and your Creative Cloud software now!