HOW IT WORKS:
The platform will enable all users to earn money from their uploaded pics.
Surf photographers will have the chance to post on a global platform and sell anytime their surf shots.
SeeYouSurf is powered by a search engine that allows to search by date and surf spot, letting you browse, save, buy or share every content you are interested in;
ARE YOU A SURFER?: Join SeeYouSurf for free and start searching for yourself in action. You can save, buy and share your pictures anytime. Follow your favorite spots and be notified whenever new pics are uploaded.
ARE YOU A PHOTOGRAPER? Join us for free or buy a SeeYouSurf Premium Account, gaining access to the biggest surf pics market in the world where everyone can easily buy your pictures with one click.
ARE YOU A SURF BUSINESS(SURF SCHOOL, TRAVEL OPERATOR, SURF BRAND, ETC.)? Stand out from the crowd, reach our great community of surfers to advertise your brand, services and products or improve your customer experience by helping them get the best surfing pictures after each lesson or session! SeeYouSurf is the best and easiest platform for on-line photo purchasing. Our service simplifies the process of selling pictures to clients by miles. We also provide free coupons you can use for your new customers. Get in touch do discover our custom offers.
Learn more, FAQ and other infos you might need to enjoy SeeYouSurf.
1. Do I need to provide credit card credentials in order to join SeeYouSurf?
No, you will only have to if you want to buy something or if you claim credit from your virtual wallet to your Paypal, credit card or bank account.
2. Is SeeYouSurf safe?
SeeYouSurf guarantees secure payment of all photos using Paypal circuit for credit cards and direct Paypal payments.
3. How do I buy pictures?
Select “buy” and proceed to payment. Once the payment has been received, the download will start automatically.
4. How do I find myself while surfing?
Search where you surfed and when you surfed on our search engine, by choosing the spot and the date. Browse the results and look for yourself!
USER ACCOUNT OPTIONS
5. Is a SeeYouSurf account free?
Yes. You can join SeeYouSurf for free and, if you are a photographer, upload up to 50gb worth of pictures. You decide the price of your pics, and only when someone buys and download your “full quality picture” we will charge a % of the amount paid to you as our transaction fee. Please note that our transaction fee has a range between 15 and 22%, depending on different geographic areas, pricing and other SeeYouSurf’s internal algorythms. All pictures not purchased might be erased after a given time in order to optimize the platform and its market (in that case, you will be notified at least 14 days in advance).
6. What is SeeYouSurf Premium Account?
The Premium Account is meant for active contributors that wish to earn good money from SeeYouSurf; all premium users will have::
– 150 gb worth of storage for their pictures;
– Your pictures will have priority for users on our search engine;
– You can claim your money anytime for your used admin dashboard;
– You will pay a monthly fee of 12 Euros, but your applied transaction fee on sold pics will be reduced to 10%;.
– If you choose the annual discount subscription (120 euros/year) you will receive a SeeYouSurf cap and a SeeYouSurf t-shirt for supporting our project.
– All pictures will be permanent..
PRICES AND MONEY
7. What’s the price of pictures? How much can I earn?
When you upload your pictures, you will select the price over different options. When choosing the price, keep in mind that we apply a volume discount for multiple purchases. if someone buys your pics, he will pay that price and you will earn that price minus SeeYouSurf’s transaction fee, variable for every country (from 15 to 22%; please note that, by subscribing to our Premium profile, this % will drop to only 10%). The fee will cover all costs for buyers and photographers. For further details, take a look at Terms and Payment Terms section.
8. How does the volume discount work?
Volume Discount from same photographer:
• 2 Pics: -10% on total amount
• 4 Pics: -20% on total amount
• 6 Pics: -30% on total amount
Volume Discount from same single album:
• 3 Pics: -20% on total amount
• 5 Pics: -30% on total amount
• 8 Pics: - 50% on total amount
9. How do I receive the money from my transactions?
In order to avoid unnecessary costs, earnings from photos sold are sent to photographers once you reach 100$, or at the end of the month following the sale using the bank account/credit card or PayPal account that you provided. SeeYouSurf will automatically withhold fees, online payment and security costs. You will be able to see anytime the credit in your virtual wallet under your account page.
10. Can I ask to receive my money immediately?
Yes, if you are a Premium user. Otherwise you will have to wait for the end of the month following the sale. However, you will be able to use your virtual credit to buy other pictures from SeeYouSurf.
11. Do I have to upload only recent photos?
Not at all, if you have photos from previous years don't waste the opportunity to upload them, because surfers might use our search by spot and date engine and might be interested in them.
12. What price should I choose for my photos?
SeeYouSurf provides standard price tags for you to choose. Basic photo prices usually start from 5-10$, but catchy ones like photos taken from a particular angle, in the water or from a drone can be easily sold for 20-25$. However, you are free to ask what you feel is appropriate for your work. Surfers will then decide if the price is right.
13. Can I share pictures?
Yes, you can share on Facebook anytime from our website. Pictures will be shared in low resolution, with a SeeYouSurf watermark on top in order to protect them. Sharing will increase the chances for other surfers to find their photos.
14. Can I mark pictures I like and buy them later?
Yes, you can save them to your favorites and, if the price changes or the picture is about to be removed, you will be notified. This way, you will be able to buy it at the new price or before it gets removed.
15. What rights do I own on the pictures I buy?
Rights are for personal use only. If you are interested in a commercial use, select “business rights” and buy the photo at the defined price. The photographer who defined it will have to own the rights and be able to prove it when asked.