Posts Tagged ‘Stock’
I recently came across a photographer whose work stopped being accepted into the collections of Getty and Corbis.
In recent years, photographers who made their living shooting stock photography have had to reconsider how they will make ends meet.
This week, Getty will launch Thinkstock, a subscription-based royalty-free image service that combines RF images from Getty and Jupiter with iStockphoto images. In other words, there is now absolutely no difference in price between professionally-created RF images and user-generated microstock. Read all about it in this British Journal of Photography piece. Earlier this week, Veer ...Read more.
Soon enough, Microstock and RF (royalty free) stock photography will be the same thing (see Fast Media Magazine on this happening right now at Veer).
David Sanger (full post here) read the rules for Frommer’s latest photo contest: Submit your images for the chance to win $5000 and the cover shot on a guidebook.
As a contributing photographer to Getty Images, I often get e-mails announcing that edits are going to be tighter and that the number of accepted images per submission will decrease unless a photographer performs a tight edit.
This weekend while I was sitting in front of my TV watching my beloved Dallas Cowboys kick the tar out of Philadelphia in the first round of the NFL playoffs, a promo for Jerry Seinfield’s new show, Marriage Ref, came on the tube. It includes an image I shot for Getty Images’ RF collection several ...Read more.
In my never-ending quest to increase the Google Rank of Greg’s photography business, I’ve started trying to use all of Google’s products, on the theory that they all link to each other. That’s a long post for another time, but today it led me to this: Google Base and Google Merchant Center. At first glance ...Read more.
Recently Getty Images made images for the web very inexpensive.
I was recently told that on some David LaChapelle shoots, David shows up on the set with the music from his DJ cranking and starts dancing around. His 1st assistant can often be seen shooting while he is in the midst of grinding up against an Art Director. I also understand that Terry Richardson does ...Read more.