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About eBay pictures
What is eBay Pictures?
eBay Pictures is a programme where we give you the opportunity to submit to us digital pictures you take of certain products. If we select your picture to represent that product in our product catalogue, we will pay you the stated price for the digital pictures we accept.
eBay Pictures is separate from the voluntary program where eBay members can choose to share their content by agreeing to give us a non-exclusive license to include pictures from their listings in return for a photo attribution. eBay Pictures only accesses photos not available in the content sharing program. Products that require images will be listed on the eBay Pictures site, and you'll be able to submit your pictures for consideration.
What are the requirements?
You'll need to have an eBay Account and a PayPal account, and then create an account on eBay Pictures. Any picture you submit must have been taken by you, and you must have the right to sell it. See our rules about intellectual property and eBay Pictures Terms and Conditions.
What pictures are needed?
Visit eBay Pictures to find out what products we need photos for in our product catalogue. You can browse the whole list, type in a specific product in the search box, or look for products in certain categories. If you haven't created an account on eBay Pictures, you can still browse the list of pictures that we're looking for.
How do I create an account?
If you're not already an eBay member, first register with eBay. Then:
How do I submit a picture?
You can upload up to 5 pictures for each item.
We will review your photos and select or reject them within a few business days, normally about one week. Rejected pictures are immediately deleted from the system.
Checking the status of your pictures?
At the top of the page where you select products and categories to browse, you’ll see your account status and recent activity.
Your account status shows:
Recent activity includes:
Will I be paid for my pictures?
If your digital picture is selected by us at our discretion, eBay will pay the price listed for the image, normally between £0.50 - £6.00. However, a few products may have a price up to £20.00. The price to be paid for each selected digital picture is identified next to the applicable product.
Payment will be paid to your active PayPal account. Do keep in mind that depending on your type of PayPal account and settings, currency conversion and other service fees may apply to your receipt of payments.
It will take a few weeks for photo selection and payment to be processed. Pictures are selected at eBay’s discretion. If eBay a digital picture you submit for purchase, then upon payment of the purchase price eBay will own and have exclusive rights to the digital picture.
How can you contribute to the FAQs?
A new FAQs can be submitted by eBay Pictures users by going to contact ussubmitting your queries to the customer support representative.
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