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August 13, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The one sentence that scares me in Shutterstock’s quarterly results

As a company listed on the public stock market, Shutterstock Inc. is the only microstock agency that allows us some insights into the market based on the numbers they have to publish in their quarterly results statement. In the most recent … Continue reading

January 7, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Another year has passed – thanks for 2014

Last year, I have written my look back to the first year of “independence” as well as an outlook to the second year at the end of January. As my exclusivity with iStock ran out at that time, it was logical. … Continue reading

November 26, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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iStock changes payment schedules

In a forum post and email sent out to contributors, iStock/Getty have announced another major change for contributors. Actually there are two major changes: First of all iStock is now also formally be replaced by Getty Images as our contract … Continue reading

November 5, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How many files do you have in your portfolio?

The end of the year is getting closer and that would be a natural time to check “what did you achieve this year”. As a stock photographer part of that would be to put down the number of images you … Continue reading