Depostiphotos Review: Top 10 Best Stock Photos Review

Depositphotos Overview

Wherever you look for royalty free images, it may seem that every stock photography source has an obvious drawback or two. Why not, then, turn away from the industry 'big boys' and consider one of the less well-known stock photo sites, such as Depositphotos?

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Highlights

  • Both pay-as-you-go credits and daily and monthly subscriptions are available, catering to users' need for flexibility
  • Target audience - pretty much anyone who requires high quality stock images, from individual creatives to corporations
  • Image formats - JPEGs, photos, vectors, illustrations, videos
  • Image categories - Photos, Vectors, Editorial and Video - also themed Folders like Beach & Relaxation & Back To School
  • Standout user value - dedicated iOS and Android apps and comprehensive FAQs
  • Some complaints online about unexpectedly auto-renewing subscriptions, but a surprisingly comprehensive selection of top quality stock images

Headquartered in Florida, USA, Depositphotos was established in 2009 and claims to be the world's fastest-growing microstock agency. In addition to serving customers from more than 192 countries, it is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and complies with the privacy certification requirements of TRUSTe.

Plans & pricing

Once you have registered for a free account at Depositphotos, you can choose from a wide range of plans that are geared to individuals' and businesses' needs for the utmost flexibility and choice. 

Monthly subscription

 1 Month6 months12 months
100 images per month$99$549$999
500 images per month$199$1,099$1,999
1,000 images per month$349$1,999$3,999

 

Monthly subscription includes packages ranging from 2 – 5,000 photos and vector images of any size per month. For images above 1,000 you need to contact a customer representative

 

Daily subscription

 1 Month6 months12 months
10 images per day$99$529$979
30 images per day$219$1,999$1,899
50 images per day$349$1,599$2,899

 

Daily subscription includes downloads from 5 – 200 photos and vector images of any size per day.

Pay-as-you-go credits

Download photos, vector images and videos of any size, at any time, for up to one year.

  • 30 credits: $34
  • 50 credits: $53
  • 100 credits: $100
  • 150 credits: $148
  • 500 credits: $480

Corporate plans

Depositphotos also offers a corporate-oriented package called Depositphotos for Business, which enables users to easily share their plan, control access and monitor the activity of every member of their team. Customized solutions are also available - simply contact the customer service team for more information.

Top 3 pros & cons

✔ Pleasing range of stock images, photos, vectors, illustrations and videos

✔ Many different pricing plans provide maximum flexibility

✔ Dedicated iOS and Android apps

 

Auto-renewing subscriptions can come up unexpectedly

Not as well-known or established as heavyweight rivals

Purchased images must be used for first time no later than six months after subscription expiry

Customer support

  • Phone, chat, email, mail, FAQs, social media
  • Educational resources include a blog, where workshops, tutorials, offers and more can be found

Conclusion

We expected to find such a relative newcomer to the stock photography scene as Depositphotos to be obviously lacking in some area, but it really isn't - with the sheer choice of copyright free images being the best thing of all. Sign up to see what the fuss is about!

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