30 Creators to Hire Instead of Using Stock Photography
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Stock photography is the supply of photographs that are licensed for specific uses. While specific is in the definition, the more appropriate way to describe stock photography is a supply of photographs used for general purposes. Themes for stock photos are very diverse, allowing users to often find what they are looking for.
You may remember using Microsoft Word or Powerpoint back in the day, and attaching images to your work. When you search for a general image within these browsers, the results are stock photos You can find anything from a frog jumping into a pond to a teacher lecturing to her students. These images have a license to each specific site. This is how they make money from each use.
When building a brand, stock photography IS NOT the way to go. These generalized images take away from originality. While stock photos are cheap and easy to find, they limit the value that you are giving to your customer. You want your content to be relatable and specific to you!
H Collective is a creative agency and community that represents thousands of talented photographers. These artists create captivating content that will rise above any pre-existing image. You can browse your favorite on The Hub. Here are 30 photographers to hire instead of using stock photography: