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February 2, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Shutterstock “testing” new price plans

In a forum post, Shutterstock has announced they are “testing” (a rather common way of saying “introducing”) new price plans for some of their customers. The new packages come in between the customers who are only occasionally shopping for images and … Continue reading

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

May 8, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Fotolia: The Dollar Photo Club and D-Day

There has been a lot going on these last two weeks around the Dollar Photo Club and Fotolia. A lot of people have written a lot of things about it – for example on MicroStockGroup -, and then some people … Continue reading

March 26, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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iStock asks exclusive contributors for files to move to Main

In preparation of the subscription program, iStock has decided to start another round of moving files between collections. According to some reports, images were moved between the higher priced collections. Some people seem to be confused about the reasons behind … Continue reading