Share Your Creativity

Become part of our local network of Chicago contributors and earn money taking photos of everything city related.

Whether you’re an amateur or a pro, a photographer or an artist, you’ll find a home for your Chicago content here.

There is a need in the industry for more authentic images of Chicago neighborhoods.

The over-saturation of downtown and loop images representing the city is obvious. The fact is,  most stock images of Chicago sold today are produced by visiting photographers – both professional and amateur.

This allows us to focus on creating a platform that elevates Chicago photographers, as well as create tools for consumers to find the right images, faster.

Why ChiStockImages

Brands are looking for authentic images of Chicago, and yet find it difficult to come by them. This is where ChiStockImages creates an incredible opportunity for local photographers who have stock libraries of great images.

What We Do

ChiStockImages helps in sourcing, producing, and selling Authentic Chicago stock images and enables local photographers to stand out from the crowd by representing their love for the city.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for local photographers who reside in the Chicagoland area and are able to capture authentic photos of our city in all of its diversity, lifestyles, architecture, landscapes, etc. This way, website visitors can enjoy the choice of a wider selection and be able to find authentic stock photos of Chicago for their needs.

How We Work

We hope to make the process of curating your gallery of local neighborhood images as friction-less as possible. That’s why we utilize dashboard tools and 3rd party add-ons so you can focus more on shooting and less on tagging and organizing your work.

How We Share Profit

Splits Of 50% or more. For each license a customer purchases, contributors can earn a royalty, which is a percentage of the price paid by the customer. ChiStockImages dashboard lets you track all your sales and licenses in real-time.

What The Rules Area

You need to know some rules before start selling on ChiStockImages.  You must reside within the Chicago metro area. We do not require image exclusivity. But In order to get a maximum commission, we do ask that beyond the personal site and art galleries, all content uploaded to ChiStockImages not be licensed through another agency. Although, you can.

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