For Submitters

We are looking to work with new photographers, illustrators, and videographers from around the world. If you would like to sell your images or video clips on the Russian market, please write to us at author@lori.ru. Please include links to your portfolio with other photo agencies in your letter.

We work with authors on a direct contract basis (see the sample contract).

Prices and royalties

All images and video clips in Lori Photobank are sold at the same price. Below is a chart of prices and royalties for basic licenses:

Size Limited license Extended license Author’s earning
Images: Web & electronic usage
Web ∼800×600 150 900 30%
Images: Web, electronic, and polygraphic usage
A7 ∼1200×800 195 900 33%
A6 ∼1800×1200 270 1650 33%
A5 ∼2400×1800 525 3300 40%
A4 ∼3600×2400 1425 5100 50%
A3+ ≳4800×3600 2700 7200 50%
Video clips
Small 426×240 600 30%
Medium 864×480 1200 3000 40%
HD 720 1280×720 2250 5100 50%
HD 1080 1920×1080 2850 7200 50%
4K 3840×2160,
4096×2304
or 4096×2160
4200 9000 50%

All sales and payments are made in Russian rubles. Prices in US dollars are provided for reference, and are calculated at the current daily exchange rate.

Information on images sold is always available on the author's dashboard at Lori.ru (in Russian only). We can also send you a monthly e-mail report in English on sales of your work. Royalties are paid out when the amount on your account has reached $50 or more. Royalties are paid in US dollars using the online payment systems Paypal or Payoneer. The amount is calculated based on the exchange rate of the Central Bank of Russia as of the day of payment.

Technical requirements for uploaded files

Images
JPEG, RGB or Grayscale, 8 bit/channel. Maximum file size: 40 Mb; minimum image size: 2 megapixels.
Video clips
HD 720, HD 1080 or 4K (3840×2160, 4096×2304 or 4096×2160), QuickTime MOV container. Video codecs: Photo JPEG, Motion JPEG A/B, H.264/AVC, Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD. Maximum file size: 2 Gb; duration: 5–120 sec; frame rate: 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 fps.

We accept images with names, descriptions, and keywords in English. Model releases may also be in English. We do accept model releases created for other photo agencies.

We can automatically import metadata from the images' IPTC fields or from individual CSV files. CSV files may also specify which model releases correspond to which images.

If you have a large, attributed portfolio, we can offer you an account on an FTP server for fast uploading of all your images. You can also send us your work on a DVD or hard drive. Please contact us in advance to arrange to send us your work.