Our objective is to give
photographers an online venue to show their work and sell
their photos at a fair market price. We strive to keep
the site simple and quick to use.
What is stock
Why Join ?
We Specialize -
our niche market is Canadian images
Exposure - Give
your best images more mileage, post them with us too - non-exclusive
Sell Your Work - make decent money selling photos as
Royalty Free Stock
Pricing - set your own prices and pay yourself what
you are worth
Marketing, Sales - you focus on the picture taking,
we take care of the rest
Experience - Run by a photographer who has been in the
stock photo industry for 20 years, and this site is now 5 years old
FREE to Join - no setup
fees, no storage fees, no credit card processing fees, no hidden fees
- exclusive - you are
free to market your images elsewhere - you retain all copyrights
70% commission for you, 30% Quickpixels retains
- one of the industry's highest rates to photographers. We know
the work it takes to capture fine images, you deserve the rewards
Payments - we will send you a cheque every
quarter once over $100 CDN (when transactions
clear 40 days)
1 year contract length - we ask that you make a commitment
of at least a year so we can make a commitment to you to display and
market your images
Web based Administration interface - photographer
picks Category, adds Keywords and sets Prices online
Real time sales records - online sales reports
Security - we watermark your previews and store
your files on a private server
Quickpixels manages the site, edits images, posts files, pays for
server space, transactions fees and promotes the site.
No fees for appearing in any marketing promotions.
We publish a newsletter with shooting tips and want lists to help you
take photos that can sell. Our site is always improving and growing with
We Want Canadian Photos!
The internet is a great place for niche markets,
and Quickpixels specializes in photos taken of Canada and of Canadians.
We need shots from across Canada, every Province
and up north. Landscapes, Cities, People at work and play, Sports, Industry,
Native Plants and Animals. We also are interested in Historic pictures
you own from the last century.(at least 30 years old)
Note: we do offer
Travel images of other countries and non-Canadian subjects as well. We
will post those photos if marketable, but our focus is Canada.
buyers who are looking for Canadian content to come here first. In turn,
if you shoot mainly Canadian images, please contact us.
Who Should Join?
At Quickpixels we are now accepting new submissions
from pro, semi-pro and serious amateur photographers. We are looking
for photographers that know how and what to shoot for the stock photo
Our standards are high and we expect submissions to be technically
excellent. As well, photos submitted need to have potential marketing
value. We will edit out any images that do not meet those objectives.
Our aim is keep the image gallery free of filler and irrelevant imagery.
This benefits the buyer from
wading through reams of dull, similar images, saving time and retaining
our reputation as a quick source to find what they need..
Payment - we only accept
photographers who can cash cheques issued from a Canadian bank in Canadian
funds. If your bank does not accept this form of payment sorry, don't
Also we communicate in English on all business
matters. (we also know some French)
Minimum Technical Requirements:
need at least a 8 megapixel camera with an
excellent lens. We need
JPEG files in one of two standard rectangular formats sent to us on
35mm format - 2400x3600
pixels = 8x12" print 300dpi
4:3 format - 2400x3200 pixels = 8x10" print 300dpi
for managing, retouching and editing your photos.