FAQs

FAQs

 


For Image buyers

What is stock image?

Stock image is an image taken by professional photographer, curated by our team and made available for creative use. The collection has pictures of historic places, landmarks, people, travel destinations, food, public placesevents and many other categories. Thissaves designers and bloggers the hassle of hiring a photographer, by picking up a suitable image from the stock gallery that fits their project’s need and also compensates the photographers for their work.

With so many Stock Photo websites already available, how’s PSP unique?

PSP is unique in the way Pakistani lifestyle is unique. There’s a side to discover about Pakistani people, culture, diversity and their way of life. Our images tell these stories. Advertising agencies are always struggling for good and high resolution pictures on a regular basis and sourcing better quality local images is difficult not to mention costly. PSP is a local user’s dream as it provides images that are easy to search and use.

How can I create an account on PakStockPhoto?

To create your account hit the join button at the top right corner of the screen and fill in the form. You will get an email with a link for account confirmation. Just click on the link and Voila! Your account is confirmed.

How to purchase an image?

Buying an image with PSP is as simple as ABC. Add your selected image to the cart, choose your payment method and proceed. We will send you an email on your registered address with a downloadable link of the image.

Where do I find my receipt?

Your purchase and download information is stored in your account.

Who uses/buys these images?

Any individual or designer looking for high quality images for their personal or project use can buy these images.

How much an image costs?

The cost of images varies by resolution. We’ve created an easy to understand table to help.

What are the available pixel sizes of the images.

Demo Content

Do I get images with watermark?

Absolutely not, any images purchased will be free of watermarks.

Do you accept payments offline?

Surely we do. You can chose to pay through cheque, bank transfer or cash on delivery.

How long does the image link stays effective?

The downloadable image links expire after 48 hours.

We are an agency looking for a package. Where do we find customized packages?

For package details have a word with our executive @hello@pakstockphoto.com

Does PSP consider cultural sensitivities?

Absolutely!  We understand that operating in a multi-cultural country there are some constraints and rules we must abide by. Our Quality Assurance team regulates the submissions and doesn’t accept images that incite conflict or is against any taboo.

Do you have any social obligations and will you be giving back to the community?

We respect our ties with the society and are morally obliged to give back and support the needy communities. We see PSP as a humanitarian brand with social concerns. Therefore we will be forwarding a part of our proceedings to Al-Shifa Hospital as an attempt to provide the gift of vision to everyone.

For Photographers/Contributors

How does stock photography work?

It’s important to understand that the copyright of your image always rests with you. The ownership never transfers. We simply license the right to use your image by charging a license fee. This amount is then shared between you and PSP.

How to join PakStockPhoto?

Getting onboard with us isn’t that difficult. All you need is good photography skills, a DSLR camera and be at least 18 years of age. Click the “Sell your work” text on our home page to get yourself registered by entering your details. To become a contribution you will need to submit three quality images for our team to assess your skills. Your status will be notified via an email. Once you get the green signal from us, you simply login to the system, accept the terms and conditions and TADA! You’re now a contributor to PSP.

Tips to get selected

We assess pictures on following criteria:

1) Three different images to see the variety of subjects you cover e.g. people, lifestyle, landscape or object.
2) Creative talent – your skills in using angles, focus, filters, depth of field & composition.
3) Images must have Pakistan as a subject.
4) High-resolution- appropriate lightning, free from blur, dust or scratches.
5) All images must be shot using a minimum 8MP digital camera, ideally a DSLR camera.

Do you accept non-Pakistani photographers?

Mostly our in-house photographers are local and based in Pakistan. However, we are open to all kind of entries depending upon the quality and content of your work. If you are able to a show that enticing image of Pakistan in your stills we might be interested in your work. So, if you are a Pakistani photographer living abroad apply now. We also welcome International photographers who have fallen in love with Pakistan.

Why should I have a portfolio on PSP?

The amount of beauty and talent in Pakistan simply stuns us. We believe in bringing this beauty and talent into the spotlight w A portfolio on PSP will help make your work stand out and avoid saturation and clutter of other mediums. Here you will get in touch with customers of different sorts to strengthen your portfolio. Also you will join our community which gives you mentoring and networking opportunities. All of this with a good price for your talent. We have a simple profit sharing model where you get 40% of your image price.

Who decides the image price?

Image price is defined by PSP and this varies with image size.

What is an additional license?

We have 3 Additional Licence options, including:

(a) Unlimited Print (a standard licence allows up to 100,000)
(b) Use across multiple projects, within a single organization
(c) Use of image on packaging for sale or commercial distribution

Do I need to edit, caption and keyword the photos?

Yes! Photographers are responsible for editing, putting captions and tags with photo submissions. However, our team further optimizes them for better visibility.

What kind of images sells on PakStockPhoto?

Images that show Pakistan, its people, their diversity, culture and lifestyle sells best here. People sign up here to find genuine and authentic pictures of Pakistan. So say Pakistan centric. The more unique and profound your images are the more sales you can expect.

Do you accept images that are slightly different from the mentioned categories?

Of course! We love experimenting as much as you do. You can submit under a variety of tags like: Food photography, macro-photography, nature and wildlife, conceptual shots even illustrations in relation to Pakistan are more than welcome. We also welcome designers who want to submit vectors and other abstract forms of graphics to our library.

How do I upload a picture on PSP?

1. Take a picture or make a cool illustration.
2. Upload it to your profile and add tags for keyword search.
3. Your picture will be up for sale within the next 24 hours.
4. Get paid with each sale of your image.

How do I buy an image?

1. Enter keywords to search for an image.
2. Select your preferred image.
3. Add your image to the cart.
4. Enter your details.
5. Pay through your preferred mode of payment.
6. Get an email from us on your registered address with the downloadable link of the image.

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