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July 17, 2016
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Getty demands unrevocable distribution rights for iStock

In an email sent out to contributors earlier this week, Getty has announced the next steps in what they call their Unification project, including a major change that might get lost in the series of messages on how the integration of … Continue reading

July 26, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Yuri Arcurs explains his step to go exclusive with iStockphoto & Getty

A few months after the announcement of Yuri going exclusive with iStock/Getty, he published a new blog post with some of his thoughts on this step. The whole post seems a bit written by his oversized ego but there are … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Exclusivity as found “only from iStock”

iStockphoto has put more emphasis on its “exclusive” images coming “Only from iStock” recently. Apparently this comes as a reaction to the founding of Stocksy United, a photographer owned agency which also represents quite a few of those artists that … Continue reading

Typical royalty free image in Yuri Arcurs style - © Yuri Arcurs - Fotolia.com

July 12, 2013
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Yuri Arcurs Images removed from Fotolia

It took a few months after the announcement but as of now Yuri Arcurs images are no longer available on Fotolia. They were removed from Shutterstock shortly after the announcement, and this is the second agency that will no longer … Continue reading

Typical royalty free image in Yuri Arcurs style - © Yuri Arcurs - Fotolia.com

May 20, 2013
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What changes now that Yuri Arcurs is going exclusive with iStock/Getty

Since I found out last week that Yuri Arcurs is going exclusive with the Getty family, there was a lot of speculation around the reasons and – more important – the consequences of the move. As usual, I am having … Continue reading