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June 27, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Half Time Summary for 2014

The end of June also marks the half of the year. We have left winter and spring behind, enjoying the summer (if the weather is nice wherever you are) and the FIFA World Cup (if you’re into football). For stock … Continue reading

Toddler taking a bath, by Michael Zwahlen, available in the SMART Collection at Westend61

January 8, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Westend61 launches true smartphone image collection

My German macrostock agency Westend61 has just announced the formal launch of its newest collection: Images taken and processed with smart phones! Say hello to the SMART Collection. Well, this is not the first time an agency is making a … Continue reading

January 2, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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New Year, New Post, New Goals

My first year as an independent stock photographer is coming to an end One year ago, I have waited for my exclusivity at iStockphoto to run out. I was in the process of preparing my existing images for uploading to … Continue reading

July 9, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Setting goals for the second half of 2013

The first half of 2013 has passed, and so did the first half year of my independence. I have summed up my experiences of those six months in a separate blog post last week. Now it’s time to draw some … Continue reading

June 21, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Submitting to a macro agency

It has been three months since I signed my contract with Westend61. Only today I sent my first few images. A little surprise: They were reviewed within a few hours, and after a quick correction, two images (Grandmother with grandson … Continue reading