Become a Pond5 Artist

It takes just a few minutes to become a Pond5 artist and start reaching buyers all over the world. Visit our Sell Your Media page to get started in 4 easy steps:

  1. Provide some basic information about you and select which media types you want to sell
  2. Upload a valid government-issued ID.
      • We require all Pond5 contributing artists to verify their identity for security. All information remains confidential and is kept internally. To learn more about our ID requirements, please, click here.
  3. Verify your email address (you’ll get an email as soon as you upload your ID).
  4. Add your Payout Preferences so we know where to send your earnings!

Once you’ve set up your account,  jump into the Uploads section of your Dashboard and start uploading your work.


Helpful Information


    • Questions about royalty rates? Royalties differ by media type. Click here to view them all.
    • Are you a video artist? We highly recommend our Exclusive Video Artist Program (this is your opportunity to earn the highest royalty rate in the industry!)
    • More questions? Contact us at