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How do I contribute to the Marketplace?

Contributing to our Marketplace is easy. Just follow the easy steps below to get started. You will be amazed how fast you can start selling your own collection of images.

Follow this guide to get started:

​1) Join our community and register yourself as a photographer.

  • It’s totally free to sign up as a community photo contributor where you can immediately start uploading photos.
  • Plans to enter our Marketplace where you can immediately start selling your images start from as little as R19 per month.

SAphotographers are dedicated in promoting South African photographers to the global image market. We pay out an amazing 80% (Eighty percent) straight commission on every single photo sold by registered photographers.

  • Marketplace members have access to their very own sales report where they can track all sales and commission earned.
  • Commission earned get payed out straight into our members personal bank account when total sales reached R500 or at any time when members request for a pay-out.
  • Marketplace members have full control of their images and can easily allow or turn off the for-sale option.
  • Photographers remain the legal owner of all their images and retain full copyright.  

2) Upload your photos

All images uploaded to SAphotographers web site are always protected and no one will be able to access any image unless sold on our Marketplace.

  • When uploading any image, you can immediately offer the image up for sale by clicking the add to marketplace option.
  • You will also have to read through the legal Author Agreement and select the option that you agree to the terms set out in the agreement.
  • If needed you can download your very own Model and Property release form HERE.
  • Make sure to provide high quality keywords so that your photos can be easily be searchable.
  • Once approved your photo will immediately be available for sale on our Marketplace.  

3) Submit already uploaded photos to the Marketplace.

  • Simply log into your profile and go to your My Photos section. Scroll down to the bottom and select the option to add the photo to the Marketplace.
  • You will also have to read through the legal Author Agreement and select the option that you agree to the terms set out in the agreement.
  • If needed you can download your very own Model and Property release form HERE.
  • Make sure to provide high quality keywords so that your photos can be easily be searchable.
  • Once approved your photo will immediately be available for sale on our Marketplace.

How safe is it to do online payments through SAphotographers?

Kindly take some time to read through our Privacy Policy carefully. Rest assured that our members’ and visitors’ privacy will always be extremely important to us.

  • SA Photographers do not store any personal card data on our web server. This is done to protect our customers from any spyware or hacking attempts.
  • Instead we use a secured third party who specializes in protecting personal card data by securing all sensitive data in a protective card vault.  

How do I track my sales and get paid?

SAphotographers are dedicated in promoting South African photographers to the global image market. We pay out an amazing 80% (Eighty percent) straight commission on every single photo sold by registered photographers.

  • Plans to enter our Marketplace where you can immediately start selling your images start from as little as R19 per month.

1) You can view all your sales by logging into your account and go to your Sales Report section

  • In your Sales Report section you can view all images sold and commission earned.

2) You get paid once your total commission earned reach R500 or when you request for a pay-out.

  • Make sure you have filled out your bank account details in your Edit Profile section.
  • We pay-out straight into your provided bank account.
  • We pay-out once your total commission earned reach R500.
  • You can request us by mail to pay-out any amount less than R500 when needed.

What is the price and size for images?

We have a fixed price for all our images depending of the downloadable Image size and quality of the image. We do not crop any Image, so buyers can be sure to download exactly what they paid for. Image sizes may vary depending on the size uploaded by the photographer. Not all Images uploaded by photographers reach the required downloadable size and will be categorized and offer for sale accordingly.

  • Our Small (S) Image size is roughly but not limited to 800px X 550px with a price of R95 per download.
  • Our Medium (M) Image size is roughly but not limited to 1800px X 1250px with a price of R145 per download.
  • Our Large (L) Image size is roughly but not limited to 2850px X 1950px with a price of R255 per download.
  • Our Extra Large (XL) Image size is roughly but not limited to 3500px X 2350px with a price of R395 per download.

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