UGC IMAGES AND VIDEOS. REINVENTED. POWERED BY AI.

CURATE AND LICENSE VISUAL CONTENT FROM COMMUNITIES ON 10 SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS.

PHOTOS
  • PHOTOS
  • VIDEOS
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We don’t just give you access to great UGC: our AI filters discover the most relevant and authentic images and videos, rank the quality and match your project’s style.
Why Lobster
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Social media users connect their accounts, opt in for licensing, protect their rights, and get paid. We send 75% commission, tag the images and provide licensing – so everything’s taken care of.
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KEY FEATURES
01
AI Search & Filters
AI Search & Filters
Our AI-driven search and filters help you find exactly matching images beyond social tags. Surface people, diversity, objects, colours, moods, locations and more.
02
UGC QUALITY RANKING
UGC QUALITY RANKING
Think UGC is blurry and out-of-focus? Not on Lobster. We automatically curate the best socially-sourced content. Our algorithms rank and filter content by purpose.
03
SEARCH BY IMAGE
SEARCH BY IMAGE
Know what you want when ‘you see it’? Then give our image search tool a try. No need to translate a vision into keywords.
04
INCREASE RESOLUTION
INCREASE RESOLUTION
Quality counts. Automatically increase any image’s resolution up to 4x after licensing – allowing you to use Instagram images for digital or print campaign.
05
TRANSFER BRAND STYLE
TRANSFER BRAND STYLE
Quickly find content to suit your brand or campaign aesthetic with our self-learning Style Matcher. Just upload a sample of 10 photos or a mood board.
06
BLOCKCHAIN LICENSING
BLOCKCHAIN LICENSING
Our royalty-free licences are secured in blockchain-based smart contracts: and making everyone’s rights and image use totally transparent.
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FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHERS

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POPULAR GALLERIES

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CONTENT PRICE MENU
  • Standard
    • Print circulation:
      100 000 copies
    • Online media:
      1M views
    • Broadcast media:
      1M views
    • Offline media:
      1M views
  • Unlimited Web
    • Print circulation:
      no
    • Online (non commercial):
      unlimited
    • Broadcast media:
      1M views
    • Offline media:
      1M views
  • Extended
    • Print circulation:
      Unlimited
    • Online media:
      Unlimited
    • Broadcast media:
      Unlimited
    • Offline media:
      Unlimited
  • Print circulation:
    100 000 COPIES
  • Online media:
    1M VIEWS
  • Broadcast media:
    1M VIEWS
  • Offline media:
    1M VIEWS
Photos
lo-res
SMALL: UP TO 1.5 MPX MEDIUM: 1.5-4 MPX
1 – 4 credit
hi-res
LARGE: 4-12 MPX; X-LARGE: 12 MPX;
7 – 10
credits
Featured
Part of our hand-curated collections
+ 10 credits
Videos
lo-res
SD: up to 720p
7 credits
hi-res
HD: 720-2160p 4k: 2160p+
14 – 20
credits
Featured
Part of our hand-curated collections
+ 10 credits
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INSPIRATION

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