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Author Topic: depositphotos sold my 4K video for 0.3$  (Read 7739 times)

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« on: April 15, 2016, 11:18 »
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depositphotos sold my 4K video for 0.3$. You can see it in attachment.
After i contacted them record gone from sales history but still no explanation on this.
Last year i had ~15 returned video sales.

Share your experience about depositphotos


Noedelhap

  • www.colincramm.com

« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2016, 11:43 »
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The site clearly says:

"Note: Videos cannot be purchased via subscription."

So it sounds fishy. Hope you get your money if the video really has sold.

stockVid

« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2016, 11:45 »
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wow that sucks.
Did you hear anything back from them?

« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2016, 11:46 »
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What do you normally get for 4k or HD video at Depositphotos? I'm in the process of uploading.

« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2016, 12:05 »
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This was my first 4k sale.. I contacted them in Live chat 3 times already. First time was more than week ago. They must send me email with explanation.
Price depends on size.
for Full HD(1080) i get ~ 18-23$.
720 ~ 16$
480 ~ 9$
240 ~ 5$

« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2016, 12:13 »
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well you deserve that if you are suplying theefs like depositphotos

« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2016, 12:41 »
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You know what they say....who plays with fire gets..........

Enough threads here at Microstockgroups warning about the bhaviour of the beast.....

« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2016, 19:11 »
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You know what they say....who plays with fire gets..........

Enough threads here at Microstockgroups warning about the bhaviour of the beast.....

What do they do? I'm completely new there in the process of uploading. Maybe I should stop.

« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2016, 02:08 »
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I see no reason to upload to sites that sell 4k at such low prices and depositphotos has a long history of having very low prices and paying us very little.  They have failed with undercutting the market but it looks like they are still trying it.  I did upload some of my stills portfolio years ago but soon stopped when I saw what they were trying.  They wont be getting any video from me.

« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2016, 06:16 »
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I see no reason to upload to sites that sell 4k at such low prices and depositphotos has a long history of having very low prices and paying us very little.  They have failed with undercutting the market but it looks like they are still trying it.  I did upload some of my stills portfolio years ago but soon stopped when I saw what they were trying.  They wont be getting any video from me.

My sentiments exactly - as an agency they bring nothing new to the market except lower prices, their model is based purely on undercutting the rates offered by established agencies. While they had slightly higher percentages than some agencies in stills (until they reduced them last year), they're still a long way behind Pond5 for video. Fortunately video has survived the race to the bottom better than stills so far - partly this is due to many contributors being more disciplined in where they sell content.

« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2016, 11:09 »
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I too have seen low sales prices from DP, as well as many "returns" due to customer fraud that wiped out the sales. So I stopped uploading to them. No time to fight a bad system, I just move on.

« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2016, 12:28 »
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Sorry, wrong thread I will post in the right one
« Last Edit: April 21, 2016, 12:33 by Red On »


 

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