Discover the Awesome World of Stock Footage with Footage Secrets

Welcome to Footage Secrets! The site where you’ll find everything you must know to buy stock footage at the best price and use it in your projects to hit the best results. Like a pro!

Want to know more about this site and why we created it? Learn more about what are we planning to do with it, and how great it is for you? Be our guest!

Why Footage Secrets?

Stock-Photo-PressWe at Stock Photo Press lead the largest network of online publications covering the stock imagery world, including this site’s older sister: Stock Photo Secrets. But we had until now focused exclusively in still imagery – stock photos, vectors and illustrations. Stock footage was long-planned, and highly expected expansion in our expertise.

Why? In latest years, motion imagery – video content – started to consistently and exponentially gain ground in the consumer market. Every research and expert pointed every day more a growing popularity of video for massive end consumers, and footage became very hot in visual trends. As it couldn’t be otherwise, the stock imagery industry adopted it – if people want it, brands and companies will need it, and stock agencies aim at providing it.

In the past years, stock footage has consolidated as a very profitable and active market, with lots of vendors and buyers. Although similar in certain aspects, stock footage is different from stock photography. Lots of details, from file formats to licensing terms, are different when you’re working with stock videos. There’s many people who are quite savvy when it comes to buying stock photos, but get easily confused or full of doubts when it comes to stock footage purchasing. Even more, there’s people who are still unsure of using stock footage, because they don’t fully understand how it works.

footagesecrets-logo-90This is why we saw the value in creating Footage Secrets, a site where you can find all the important, must-know information about the stock footage industry.

For us is very exciting to expand our reach to this market, and lend our expertise to help you understand how this segment of the industry works, and how to exploit its services in your favour. By approaching more people to buying, using and selling stock footage, we expect to contribute to the growth and development of this market as well.

What’s In for You?

As said, Footage Secrets is designed for you: to provide you info, special deals and knowledge that will help you know the stock footage market like the back of your hand, and to work with it maximizing your budget and results.

To this end, we structured our online magazine in different categories, covering all important aspects of working with stock footage. In each of them you will find great content to save you time and money, and boost up your skills.

What we think is our best feature is our Stock Footage Agency Comparison tool. In the Agencies category you don’t only have comprehensive reviews on each of the relevant stock footage companies, but also a search and filter system that lets you find the best agency to fit your needs, based in pricing, special offers, library size, licensing options, buying models, payment methods, and more.

But there’s so much more! At Footage Secrets you will also find:

  • A Buyer Guide to buy stock footage and fully understand the pros and cons in each offer
  • Offers and special deals to save money
  • Usage guidelines for beginners, or anyone wanting to learn more
  • A guide to find Free resources in stock footage
  • Latest News to stay up to date with industry developments
  • Educational tutorials and guidelines in Technical aspects
  • A source of Inspiration for your next projects
  • Expert’s Insight and advice to exploit stock footage in your favour

Our deep, multi-angle take on the market is what will make Footage Secrets your go-to source for all means stock footage. Whether you want to know where to buy the kind of clip you’re looking for, how to create compelling videos for your brand, how to achieve that effect you wanted, or what should be your next move in video production, this is where you’ll come to find out.

What’s Ahead?

This platform is in its infancy. This is only the beginning! We are planning to add much more to the magazine over time.

We will be adding agencies to our list, giving you more in-depth reviews on each and improving the functionality in our Stock Footage Agency Comparison feature.

We will have more special deals from the best stock footage agencies, to make you save money and grab bonus content and services when buying stock videos.

And we will include more advanced tutorials and guidelines to help you stay at top of the game in video production.

At Footage Secrets we will continue working to bring on the best content to help you buy and use stock footage like a pro.

And we welcome your suggestions! Feel free to drop a comment or contact us to let us know what you would like to see in our site. If you want to team up with us to create better opportunities for all, get in touch.

We hope you find Footage Secrets as valuable, and exciting, as we do. And we will be happy to hear how the site works for you!

I am a publisher and entrepreneur in the stock imagery field. I focus in providing knowledge and solutions for buyers, contributors and agencies, aiming at contributing to the growth and development of the industry. I am the founder and editor of Stock Photo Press, one of the largest networks of online magazines in the industry. I am the founder of Microstock Expo, the only conference dedicated to the microstock segment. I created several software solutions in stock photography, like the PixelRockstar WordPress Plugin. Plus I am a recurrent speaker at Photokina Official Stage, and an industry consultant at StockPhotoInsight. I am passionate about technology, marketing and visual imagery.

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