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Selling photos across agencies

June 27, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The state of mobile stock photography

Fotolia has announced its Fotolia Instant App for Android phones just yesterday. They also supplied a couple of numbers within their press release which I find interesting. I thought it might be a good starting point to analyze a niche … Continue reading

March 13, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Getty ends Flickr partnership after five years

The stream of news seems not to end these days: After Getty had announced its new Embbeded Viewer and iStockphoto plans to start a new subscription offer, an email was sent out to Flickr contributors who were part of the Getty-Flickr partnership over … 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

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