How to find the right stock footage

How to find the right stock footage

With an increasing number of stock platforms available on the market, the supply of stock footage is huge. Quite often buyers end up in a jungle of editorial – and commercial licenses, unsteady footage and endless hours spent on sourcing the right clips. Here are a few tips on how to avoid some of the common mistakes and increase your chances to find the right stock footage. What stock video platforms to use We can’t highlight this enough – always make sure to use stock platforms which are paying their contributors a fair commission. The stock industry is competitive

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How to find the right stock footage

With an increasing number of stock platforms available on the market, the supply of stock footage is huge. Quite often buyers end up in a

VReel Contributor Profile: BeemFlights

We came across you and your brother through your drone flying when VReel started off as a drone platform. How long have you been flying a drone and how did you get into it? We’ve been flying drones for many years, probably around seven years, more or less. In Holland we were one of the first companies using drones for making videos and photography.

Make your Video Creation Easy

We have some really exciting news! Since we started VReel, co-founder Edward Thomas always dreamt about creating a tool for easy video creation. A few months

Hire a Drone Pilot for your Video Production

Hire a Drone Pilot

A few years ago it was quite common to send out anyone in the office to catch a few shots with a hobby drone. But as many countries



Very few drone enthusiasts can have missed out on the fact that leading Chinese drone manufacturer DJI have launched an FPV Drone at the beginning of the March

Aerial Footage VReel

Aerial Footage

What is Aerial Footage? Aerial footage is simply footage collected from the air. Up until a couple of years ago, the most common way to collect aerial footage

Top 5 stock video subscriptions

Top 4 Stock Video Subscriptions

What is a stock video subscription? A stock video subscription is a monthly, annual or lifetime subscription which allows a user to access and download stock video clips

Best stock video sites 2021

Best Stock Video Sites 2021

The creative industries felt the full force of the pandemic with cut budgets, travel bans and much more. Film sets were shut down, agencies went remote and freelancers lost clients. As a result, we saw an increase in stock video sites and an increase in demand for tools that assisted our remote working.

How to make money from stock footage

How to Make Money From Stock Footage

Uploading your footage to stock platforms is a great way to earn a passive income. Many videographers and drone pilots keep hard drive after hard drive of unused footage, stock platforms are a great way to turn this old work into cash.

Stock Video Platforms How to Choose a Fair one

Stock Video Platforms

Why to choose fair stock video platforms? Stock video platforms have changed over the last couple of years. With an increase in available footage online the prices have

Background Videos VReel stock video

Background Videos

What is a background video and why might you want one? Background videos are videos that are placed in the background of your website or homepage. Also known

Sweden Drone Map

Sweden Drone Map

In January 2021 all of the European Union countries will get the same rules for flying a drone, thank god. This means no more panic posts in local drone pilot groups on facebook, spending hours on UAV Coach or asking local police officers who know less than you.

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How much does stock video cost?

The cost of stock video – how much should you pay? Over the last couple of years the supply of stock footage has increased, resulting in a dramatic