For Contributors

For photographers and illustrators interesting in contributing to MaximImages
If you are a photographer or an artist who and highly values your own work and wants a place where your images are sold at fair prices and paid to you with fair royalties, MaximImages might be just the right place for you. We don't compromise on prices or quality to grow our revenues. We strongly believe in the great balance of things and know how much effort it takes to create unique artworks.

We are interested in representing photographers and illustrators who produce high quality material and understand needs of commercial clients and creative professionals. Our aesthetics and quality standards are high. Most of the photographs in our library were produced with top of the line photographic equipment, tastefully styled and art directed. A tight selection of the resulting images is carefully hand-picked and skillfully retouched, so be sure to send your best works for review!

Different subjects and styles are welcome. If the images you submit are represented by microstock photo agencies such as ShutterStock etc. We can only place them in our budget RF collection. Images you want to distribute as Right Managed should not have any prior Royalty Free licenses of any kind. Images that you want to distribute as traditional Royalty free, should not have any prior microstock Royalty free licenses.

Distribution terms
We offer a non-exclusive contract for both Royalty-Free and Rights Managed images. You get 60% of net sales, we keep the 40% to cover the fees and maintain our services. There are no placement, distribution or subscription costs for you. Your files will be stored on our servers in a secure encrypted format. We don't allow download of high-resolution images without a valid license. All low-resolution previews are watermarked with a personalized copyright credit. We know how important copyright and image security is for professional artists and photographers and we treat every creative work with a proper respect and protect it from theft to the best of our abilities.

We provide a contributor portal where you can track your image activity, sales and licenses in real time, and where you can create and configure your personal profile page which includes a Bio, a portfolio and a link to your personal website.

Example of our Rights Managed prices
Single placement on a company website for 1 year
E-book cover Worldwide distribution for 1 year
Promotional outdoor PoP display for 1 year in US
Editorial use on a website or blog for 1 year
Book cover, 10,000 copies printed + e-book for 1 year, World English Language distribution
Paid advertising placement on a website for 1 year
Social media usage for 1 year
More about Licenses...

Prepare your first submission
To send us images for review, please prepare 10-15 of your best works, save them as JPEG quality 9-10, size 500-800 pix on the longest side and email to:

If we are interested in your work, we'll setup an account for you, where you'll be able to read through the details and accept the Contributor's Agreement.

We look forward to seeing your work!