How to become an Ifnm images stock contributor?

Editorial Image Stock 

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Ifnm images

A great possibility to earn money with your images!

Ifnm editorial images

ifnm images a business area of the ifnm press agency is an indispensable source of editorial and creative photography for professional image buyers. ifnm is an independent international journalistic and photographic agency based in Newark Delaware, USA, founded by established photographers with over 30 years of experience in the field.


With a network of photographers located around the world we can meet your needs quickly, professionally and cost-effectively. Our clients include US, Spanish, German and British national, regional and local newspapers and magazines (daily, weekly and monthly, print and online).

Photojournalism is a special form of journalism (the gathering, editing and presentation of news material for publication or broadcast that creates images to tell news stories). Photojournalists have to make decisions instantly. Choosing the right moment.

If you are a working photographer producing editorial or stock images that meet our special areas of interest we would like to consider representing your work. Send us a sample / portfolio of your work or your website address along with your resume to:

Make it easy and fast for someone to look at your work. It's important to keep your portfolio simple with a limited number of pages. Sometimes it’s nice to know the story behind the images.

When sending your portfolio please ensure that it is clearly labeled with your name, address and your ifnm press card number (if you have applied through the ifnm system).


ifnm editorial image stock
Frequently asked questions

Can I apply to be an ifnm image contributor?
Yes, you can apply. Becoming a Contributor to ifnm Images is by invitation only. The portfolios of potential contributors are reviewed by a panel of experienced photographers. The criteria for selection is a good eye for highly editorial related shots and good composition. Currently, we only sell images taken by ifnm and it's partner photographers.

What shall we do next?
When you sending your portfolio please ensure that it is clearly labeled with your name, address and your ifnm press card number (if you have applied through the ifnm). The file size of the attachment should not exceed 5 MB.

We will then have our panel of reviewers to evaluate your portfolio. If you meet the panel's criteria, we will open a contributor account for you to join our ranks of ifnm contributors, if you meet the panelist's criteria. No reasons for rejection will be given.

How long does the review process take?
It should take no more than a week. We will notify you by email.

Who owns the copyright to my pictures on ifnm images?
You do! We just license the images for you. We do not own any of your images. The copyright, always belongs to the photographer.

How do I upload my images?
Once you've been accepted as a contributor to the ifnm, you'll need to go to the Upload section. From there, you'll be able to select your uploads. We will still read IPTC and EXIF information from your uploaded files.

How long does the image review process take?
Your images will be reviewed. A final decision on submitted content should take no more than one hour from the time of upload.

What commission do I get from Ifnm images?
It's free to contribute and you' ll earn 50% commission on all direct sales. This is based on your gross amount so the amount before commission.

How long does the contract tie me in for?
If you want to leave, you just need to give us 45 days’ notice by email.

Can I sell my images in other places too?
We’re non-exclusive. There are no restrictions and you can submit to other stock photo sites.

When does ifnm images pay commissions on license sales?
Once a month. Payments are made according to your payment preferences on your personal information page.

What are the payment options?
Contributors will be paid through PayPal. All of our prices are listed in US $.

Is there a minimum amount for a payout?
Yes, there is. PayPal = $50 and above. If your total exceeds the above minimums, we will pay you out!