Industry News: Alamy Stock Agency Cutting Commission from to 40 Percent

By David Schonauer   Thursday December 6, 2018

The Alamy stock agency has announced in an email to contributors that its commission rate for stock photo sales is being slashed from 50 percent to 40 percent starting in February 2019, notes PetaPixel. Since its launch in 1999, Alamy has remained a private company. While it was originally known for offering a majority of each sale to contributing photographers — as high as 90 percent in the beginning — Alamy dropped its commissions to contributors, citing factors such as a need to invest in R&D, new products and services, and new marketing initiatives.

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