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Selling photos across agencies

October 25, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How many stock images are subscription customers licensing effectively?

As a regular discussion point amongst stock contributors, there is a question how many images of their daily or monthly package subscription buyers of stock images at sites like Shutterstock, iStock or Adobe Stock are actually using. Reverse engineering subscription … Continue reading

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

October 21, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The Mobile Stock experiment continued

Two weeks ago, I decided to test the waters in “mobile stock”. What I call “mobile stock” is any kind of image licensing platforms that are mainly supplied through apps on my iPhone (or Android phones, of course). So let us take … Continue reading

October 19, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Adobe Stock and Yuri Arcurs’ review

As you might have seen, Yuri Arcurs has written a review on Adobe Stock. Yuri certainly was one of the microstock super stars for a couple of years. When he decided to remove his images from most microstock sites and … Continue reading