Stock photos are images that are not photographed for a specific client or predetermined use, but are catalogued for review and selection by a buyer who would have a use for the image. The permitted use of the purchased image is typically set out in the terms and conditions of the selling agency. When the images being sold are your property as their photographer, you stand to earn money for every image sold through most stock agencies, which also get a percentage of the sale.Photo Tips
In printing, the paper, card, canvas or plastic composite on which images, graphics and text are printed is called stock. There are many variations in stock, facilitating stock selection for a particular purpose. These include such characteristics as thickness, weight, color, size, glossiness, weave, texture, lustre, opacity, acidity, smoothness, coatings and so on.
General term for motion picture film, particularly before exposure.
For reasons of simplicity, time, or budget, some shots in a film may duplicated from other films or a film library. Such shots are called stock footage.Fictional Movie(s): Ed Wood (1994)
AKA: Library music, production musicMusic not written specifically for the film in question. Very often it s owned by a company connected with the production and so it s cheap for them to use - sometimes royalty-free.