How to Purchase Adobe Stock Photos

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Although new to the industry, Adobe Stock already has one of the largest and highest quality image collections. Its integration with popular Creative Cloud software applications is also a strong reason why many creative professionals use the stock site as their primary image source. However, it does not offer Extended Licenses. It is known for its simple pricing of royalty-free images at a Standard License. So, how do you purchase Adobe Stock photos?

  • Choose a subscription. To purchase Adobe Stock photos, first you need to select the purchase option that meets your needs. If you only need one or two images for a one-time use, you can buy a photo for only $9.99 each. However, recurring needs require a larger volume. You can choose among quantities of 10, 350 and 750 to fill your creative needs. All subscriptions are annual plans paid monthly.
  • Pay with credit cards. You can purchase Adobe Stock photos with your credit card. The stock site lists major credit cards as payment methods. If you are an existing Creative Cloud user, you will be charged through your regular payment system. You can also use PayPal to pay for your subscription or purchases.

adobe-stock-logo-3dCurrently, Adobe Stock offers the first month of the 10 image plan for free. This is a great opportunity to check if the stock site meets you creative needs. The subscription is cancel risk free within the first month as long as don’t use up your image downloads.

Do you have large recurring needs? Let’s say 800 a month. You can get Adobe Stock photos with the 750 image annual plan and purchase additional images for as low as $0.99 each. The stock site’s pricing ranges with that of Shutterstock and iStock. Its most significant advantage is the integration with Photoshop, InDesign, and other Creative Cloud desktop applications. It makes your design works simply easier, faster and more cost-effective.