Any given page on this site is packed with little badges, icons, trophies and canisters. Below is the complete guide to every icon on iStock and what each one means.
These icons appear on search result and file close-up pages to tell you more about what a file is, how much it will cost to download, and how many times it has been downloaded in the past.
iStockphoto offers the following file types:
There are several different collections of files, which sell at different price points. Files with higher prices are indicated with the following:
The best files from the Main collection selected by the artists, available at a slightly higher price point.
Photos and illustrations by contributors whose royalty-free stock is only available from iStockphoto and the Getty Images family of companies and their distribution partners.
The best files from the Exclusive collection selected by the artists, available at a slightly higher price point.
Creative, handpicked content with exceptional art direction, execution and rarity.
Vetta photo. Creative, handpicked images with exceptional art direction, execution and rarity.
Vetta video. Creative, handpicked video with exceptional art direction, execution and rarity.
Vetta illustration. Creative, handpicked illustrations with exceptional art direction, execution and rarity.
Niche images offering high production value, regional content and cultural diversity.
These are files that contain identifiable brands, locations, or people for which legal releases have not been obtained. Files for Editorial Use Only are limited to personal or non-commercial uses.
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