Lucky Oliver Stock Photography
While at SXSW last week I met the team from and was introduced to a new site on the Stock Photography block.
Lucky Oliver is a community stock photo site similar to iStockPhoto.com. If you are a photographer you can submit photos that can earn you money the more they are downloaded and purchased. If you are a designer, you can browse their growing collection and purchase photographs for web or print use. Image prices depend on size and range from 1-5 dollars.
While I’m excited just to have another option, I asked what differentiated Lucky Oliver from iStockPhoto. Their plan is to be much more helpful to the photographers who make up their site. If a submitted image is rejected for any reason, they plan to not only tell why, but also offer suggestions on what the photographer can do next time to increase their chances of having the image accepted.
I’ve added LuckyOliver.com to my bookmarks/design toolbox and plan on using them soon. I’m even planning on trying my hand at submitting some images in the future.
If you’re interested in checking them out enter promo code “WES1” at the bottom of this page to receive 3 free Lucky Oliver tokens (The code is good until 4/1/07): http://www.luckyoliver.com/promo