Frequently asked questions

About Snapfish Stock Images

What is Snapfish Stock Images?

Snapfish Stock Images is an image collection featuring photographs from's 95 million members worldwide. Snapfish Stock Images is the result of a partnership between Snapfish and LicenseStream. Images are available to license as Royalty Free microstock for immediate download to professional image buyers such as advertisers, publishers, and media companies.

What is the relationship between Snapfish and Snapfish Stock Images?'s photographic community members often asked for a way for them to sell their images, so Snapfish has partnered with LicenseStream and created Snapfish Stock Images to give our members an opportunity to participate in photo licensing.

Why are there two web portals for Snapfish Stock Images?

Snapfish Stock Images consists of two distinct web sites to fit the needs of the two communities it serves simultaneously: subscribers (contributors) and professional image buyers (clients).

The Snapfish Image Exchange is exclusively for our contributors. Members can share photos with each other, and manage images they would like to offer for licensing to professional image buyers. Image Exchange lets subscribers select, caption & keyword their best images, and once approved, the images are made available for licensing on the Snapfish Stock Images site, as well as allowing our contributors to view and download the work of other subscribers in their own projects. The URL for the contributor website is

Snapfish Stock Images is an online destination for professional image buyers to search for, and license, unique images for use in commercial projects. Please visit to purchase credits and download images for your project!

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Registering & Purchasing With Snapfish Stock Images

What information is required to register with Snapfish Stock Images?
  • Name, Company Name & Address, so that we can identify you and associate purchased images to you.
  • Upon purchase, we'll collect your credit card information
  • Your agreement to our website's Terms of Use
How do I find images on Snapfish Stock Images?

You can locate images in two primary ways on Snapfish Stock Images:

  • Search via Keywords: Simply enter keywords relevant to your project into our search box. You can use literal or conceptual search terms to find images, enter a location, or the name(s) of your favorite contributor(s).
  • Category Browsing: Perfect for those times when you need a little visual stimulation to arrive at the perfect image, simply click on our category list on the left side of our navigation area to browse by a particular subject.

We also post galleries based on seasonal or other topics on the homepage when we want to highlight a subject, trend, or just showcase our freshest images. These are also great for those times when you seek inspiration.

What are the prices for purchasing image credits?

Image credits for use on Snapfish Stock Images are available in convenient credit packs. These credit packs are easy to use, and give you the opportunity to make one purchase, but download many images for your projects. Credit pack pricing is as follows:

10 credits = $12.00
30 credits = $32.40
50 credits = $50.40
100 credits = $96.00
200 credits = $180.00
500 credits = $420.00
1000 credits = $720.00
Why do some images cost more credits than other images?

Snapfish Stock Images offers two collections, our Snapfish Collection and our Premium Collection. Images in our Premium Collection are typically available at much higher resolutions, and the cost per download depends on the file size you need for your projects.

Can I share the images I've purchased and downloaded with others in my office?

No, only you are permitted to use the materials downloaded, although you may transfer files containing the materials to your clients, printer or ISP for the purpose of reproduction for Allowable Uses, provided that such parties shall have no further or additional rights to use the materials.

You may download and save the materials in only one location at a time, although you may physically transfer the materials and its archives from one location to another, in which case you may use the materials at the new location instead. If you require the materials to be in more than one location, or accessible by more than one person, you must download the materials from the Site for each such use or obtain an Extended License for a multi-seat license for the materials.

All of these terms are available in our End User Licensing Agreement (EULA).

How can I use the materials I license from Snapfish Stock Images?

As outlined within our EULA, allowable uses of content downloaded from Snapfish Stock Images are as follows:

  • Advertising and promotional projects, including printed materials, product packaging, presentations, commercials, catalogues, brochures, promotional greeting cards and promotional postcards
  • Entertainment applications, such as books and book covers, magazines, newspapers, editorials, newsletters, and video, broadcast and theatrical presentations
  • Online or electronic publications, including web use
  • Prints, posters and other reproductions for personal or promotional use, but not for resale, license or any other form of third party distribution

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My Account

Is there a way for me to track images I've purchased on Snapfish Stock Images

Absolutely. You can check the My Account section in Snapfish Stock Images to see your purchase history. Simply log into your Snapfish Stock Images account, and select "My Account" from the top navigation. Images you've licensed are available to download for 7 days.

I purchased and downloaded images from Snapfish Stock Images, but I've suffered technical issues on my end causing my downloaded files to be unavailable. Do I need to purchase these images again?

Images purchased are available for re-downloading for 7 days.

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Becoming a Contributor to Snapfish Stock Images

In my spare time when I'm not buying images for projects, I'm also a closet photographer and would like to offer my images on Snapfish Stock Images. What do I do?

We're super excited to get new members and new images. You must first have a account. Once you have a account, you can visit the Snapfish Stock Images link at the bottom of the homepage to register to be a Contributor to Snapfish Stock Images.

Tell your friends! We hope to build a large, vibrant photographer community.

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