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The popularity score was implemented a year ago,if i'm not mistaken...does not record the usage or popularity of an item before implementation.

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They look impressive, but only from a distance! Strange hair and wonky eyes. While it's heading in the right direction, and I have no doubt they'll be indistinguishable from a real human in ten years or so, they're not quite there yet. And you'd have to add fake shadows when comping them in a scene which is notoriously difficult to do well. Interesting stuff though. 

Ugly faces, Interpol's most wanted  :o

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Hi All,

If you have vectors and/or illustrations online in your Adobe Stock portfolio, check the contributor portal between now (Monday, Oct 25) and November 2. Selected assets may be available for you to nominate to be accepted into the Adobe Stock Free collection. If your nominated asset is accepted after the nomination window closes on November 2 you will be paid an upfront amount of $5 per asset. It's a short window for nominations so act fast!

Let me know if you have any questions,

Mat Hayward

Hi Mat, I would like to know if in the near future you are thinking of nominating clips for the free collection?... and if so what will be the upfront amount per asset?

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Do you mind if I ask you to show us a link to that clip? thank u
and why would he want to do that?

Why not !? Is there any secret and i dont know...I would like to see it for many reasons: subject,quality...etc

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Do you mind if I ask you to show us a link to that clip? thank u

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General - Stock Video / Re: Best Video Stock Sites
« on: December 04, 2020, 06:15 »
One question... it is convenient to upload to Blackbox ? considering that my clips r already on Shutterstock, Adobe and p5, except Vimeo Stock which is exclusive right now....so just for Vimeo Stock ? thank u

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Pond5 / Re: Deleted videos
« on: October 20, 2020, 03:37 »
yeap 400 - 500 clips deleted  >:(

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Newbie Discussion / Re: Selling 3D Animations
« on: September 26, 2020, 01:10 »
videohive.net u can set u r own prices, i am selling more animations then shutterstock,adobestock or pond5

Do you keep your prices relatively similar to Shutterstock and Adobe's pricing? Or do you sell them for a lot lower? It seems like most stock footage on Videohive is being sold for a lot less.

Dang you were right about videohive. I've been on there less than a week and already made 6 sales with only around 70 videos. Way better than any stock agency, at least for 3d renders.

I am happy for u  :D ...(as an ex) finished one 2 days ago and today bang 83 $, nice.

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Never been to Iceland but i wish to...just love that country, so much emptiness and silence. Nice shots,bravo.

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Pond5 / Re: Check your earnings (surprise).
« on: June 11, 2020, 03:37 »
same here, 5 sales all from 6/10/2020 strange!?

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Another 1000 sales and maybe you'll reach 100 $ for the energy bill...good luck ;D ;D

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Yesterday I had a sale of 26.40...

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Newbie Discussion / Re: Selling 3D Animations
« on: April 23, 2020, 03:52 »
I'm working in Cinema 4D. Rendering time with Octane render is a bit faster than directly in C4D, but it takes around 10 minutes for one frame in FullHD. 4K takes a lot more time. I have Intel i7-7700, 16 GB RAM, GTX 1070.

I've been using C4D for donkeys years. I moved to it after my 3D Max training in 2001. I've always been a moderate modeller/animator,nothing professional.
I've never used Octane or Redshift ever. Been thinking about it for years. IS Octane the one you can rent monthly? What's it like? Worth the money?

Cider Apple, Octane worth all the money, simply... THE BEST rendering engine and easy to use, easy to create materials...etc Redshift also a good one but slower in my opinion.I am using both of them.

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Newbie Discussion / Re: Selling 3D Animations
« on: April 23, 2020, 03:20 »
Nothing is certain these days, Adobe may adopt a policy identical to Shutterstock.
If you ask me pond5 will come out with something similar soon, they have been waiting for a serious move from Shutterstock for a long time.

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Newbie Discussion / Re: Selling 3D Animations
« on: April 23, 2020, 03:13 »
Videohive is a joke. $11 (or less) for a 3D render? Yeah right, one week of rendering and you can earn pennies? No way, I'll stay with Adobe.

Then don't sell them at $11 then, sell them at the same as Adobe... or more. And even if you were to sell them at $11, you'd probably make it up in volume. I make more on VideoHive than any other agency, even with lower prices. While it's nice to get a high royalty per download... I'm much less concerned with how much I earn per download, than I am how much I have in my bank at the end of the month.

As I said, I will NOT sell for pennies and that is called principles. I'm not one of those who help with all this dumping thing. So, if your goal is to sell your clips some day for $1 you can do it, but I wont.

Komikmiha, calm down man as i've already told u.... u can sell animations there setting u r own prices from 0-1000$.
I don't understand your upset  ???

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Newbie Discussion / Re: Selling 3D Animations
« on: April 23, 2020, 01:57 »
I'm working in Cinema 4D. Rendering time with Octane render is a bit faster than directly in C4D, but it takes around 10 minutes for one frame in FullHD. 4K takes a lot more time. I have Intel i7-7700, 16 GB RAM, GTX 1070.

Komikmiha, 10 minutes for one frame in FullHD it is tooo much !? r u using Directlighting or Pathtracing ? ALWAYS USE Directlighting for video ...and put all the Kernels settings to 0 ,then gradually increase them until u get a decent rendering time /quality image. Have the same Intel as u i7-7700, 64 GB RAM, GTX 1070...that's why I'm surprised.

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Newbie Discussion / Re: Selling 3D Animations
« on: April 23, 2020, 01:13 »
Videohive is a joke. $11 (or less) for a 3D render? Yeah right, one week of rendering and you can earn pennies? No way, I'll stay with Adobe.

with Blender Eeevee or Element3D, render time is always under one hour, if we talk about 3d abstract or conceptual renders.
With Cycles (if you nees realism), about a couple of hours or a bit more.
15/30 seconds 4K, on a 16 cores i9 cpu, rtx 4000 quadro laptop.
I think that a week is a bit too much!
What engine are you using? and what are your pc specs?


MotionDesign, as an advice for you never use a laptop for rendering you will burn it soon and with the new laptop models all the components are incorporated in the motherboard... you will throw it to the trash, you can't fix it anymore.
That's what happened to me and the repair costs exceeded the price of a new laptop. ALWAYS use a desktop PC and not a very expensive one, but more 3 or 4 and use them as team render machines, you will see a big difference in rendering times.
Good luck ;)

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Newbie Discussion / Re: Selling 3D Animations
« on: April 20, 2020, 01:40 »
videohive.net u can set u r own prices, i am selling more animations then shutterstock,adobestock or pond5

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Shutterstock.com / Re: $1.50 for a video clip???
« on: March 12, 2020, 05:09 »
I got a $1.50 for a video clip download....how is that possible???

1.50, 1.80 each day, more and more...just love their "strategy" transition to subs for video. A strategy that will prove to be a successful one in the end >:( >:(

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Shutterstock.com / Re: rejection rate
« on: February 29, 2020, 01:52 »
Thank you for your comments very interesting .
The last few uploads  I sent in, had a lot better percentage  ,started using  Affinity photo to edit instead of LR and PS .The images that were rejected before were accepted but then it could be just a coincidece time will tell .
Andrew

hahahaha... i'm already using After Effects CC for photos, instead of LR and PS...can you imagine that?
You can do magics with it and the acceptance rate is 99%.
 

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iStockPhoto.com / Re: December stats in....
« on: January 17, 2020, 15:22 »
Best month of the year with 2 fantastic video sales... RF License Fee $1055.07246 Gross royalty $211.01449 Rate 20% 
License Fee $678.26087 Gross royalty $135.65217 Rate 20%
Did not know it is possible :)

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Adobe Stock / Re: Adobe Stock Creative Cloud Bonus Program
« on: October 31, 2019, 09:34 »
Just received my contributor bonus from Adobe with over 500 accepted assets 90% video - 10% photo , they send me a Photography plan :)) nice ...

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Pond5 / Re: Pond5 sales
« on: October 30, 2019, 07:34 »


P5 income - year to date is 28% below last year.  FYI:  I removed my video port from istock and storyblocks.  Never placed videos at Evanto due to low pricing.

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U r wrong , i can set my own prices to Envatomarket (Videohive) :) but i never sold a regular clip just animations.

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The avg for me (video) = 2,97 $ nice uhh  ;D

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Despite having a really small video portfolio on a number of sites, I have sold a few videos on SS and P5. Actually, on P5, Ive reached payout by just selling videos alone. Though Ive never made a single video sale on AS and I don't know if I ever will.

3200 clips on AS and animations = 136 Euro, 50% down compared to september 2018 :) nice

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