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How do I get paid for my work?

Payments are automatically calculated at the end of each month

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Requirements for the documents you need to provide for account activation

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Important guidelines and account regulations

How much will I be paid as a contributor to Shutterstock?

Earnings depend on the type of license used

How do I upload content via FTP?

FTP is the only way to upload video clips

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What are the technical requirements for footage?

Submitted clips must fit the specified formats

Why was my image rejected for Focus?

Image is not in focus or the focal point is not appropriate for the composition.

How do I submit editorial content?

We accept documentary and Illustrative editorial content

What can I do to improve earnings?

There are many reasons for lower downloads, but it often boils down to three things

How do I submit video for review?

Guidelines for submitting video content