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500px - We Make You Look Good

April 20, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The 500px price cut and the microstock hypocrites

A few weeks ago, photo community and marketplace 500px announced a very steep price cut to their royalty payments. I didn’t feel the need to cover this in my blog as I dropped almost all “news” around here since it is mostly already covered by MyStockPhoto and other places.

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Email sent out to contributors

January 7, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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EyeEm: Distribution by Alamy – And Change to Non-Exclusive

As sent out today by EyeEm to their contributors, Alamy will be added as the second distribution partner for their EyeEm Collection. In a second major step, EyeEm confirmed what has been rumored for some time: The exclusivity requirement for the Getty distribution has been cancelled, the EyeEm Collection is now completely non-exclusive for contributors! Continue Reading →

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December 29, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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End of 2015 summary

I haven’t written a lot about the progress of my stock image portfolios in 2015. Many things just turned into being part of my regular daily life, it didn’t feel worth writing about. But since I had written a look back at the end of 2014, I decided it’s a good idea to do the same again towards the end of this year.

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December 24, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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24 days of Christmas – day 24, the special one

Now as this is the final day of my free giveaways as part of my “24 days of Christmas” advent calendar, it will be a special one:

I am giving away 4 hours of my time. Dedicated to YOU and YOUR photography.

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December 24, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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24 days of Christmas – day 23, advent calendar of free downloads

For the second to last day, I have prepared another set of nice background images for inspirational blog posts or photoshop composings, ranging from blue skies to a water surface. I hope you can use some of them in your work.

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