Great! There are two things you need to complete before you can begin to upload content. The first thing is to set up your account, including entering a Profile Name. Once this is done, you will need to read our Contributor Tutorial. This will give you a general idea of what types of content that Bigstock will accept into our collection. It will introduce you to basic concepts of successful commercial stock imagery, what is allowed under copyright law and what is not allowed, and the technical quality that will be required.
After you finished the Contributor Tutorial, you will have access to the Upload Area.
Select ten of your best images, illustrations or vector files to submit. Your content will be reviewed for technical quality, commercial viability, accurate titles, descriptions, and keywords, and the appropriateness for the Bigstock collection.
The first time a contributor uploads images, there is a limit of 10 images that can be in the review queue. As your approval rate increases, you are allowed to upload more images. If your approval rate drops the number of images you can upload also drops.
Please know that we apply the same review standards to new contributors that we apply to any other contributors.
If your images are not approved on your first submission, don’t despair. Please review the Decline Reason(s) provided on your images to gain a better understanding of our expectations. You can search for similar images that have been approved on Bigstock so that you can see the type of commercial, high quality content that will get approved.