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March 24, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Shutterstock shows sudden knee-jerk reaction on similar content

For some time now, and especially last year, there was a series of complaints brought forward by contributors about others pushing their serial images into searches and such blocking existing and other new content coming in. There certainly has been … Continue reading

November 12, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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iStock uploads – thumbnails not showing… no problem

Okay, once again iStock is ignoring a problem because it’s not so important. It only affects contributors and wastes their time, so they don’t even want to have it discussed. Forum posts are being deleted, so it doesn’t appear to … Continue reading

June 28, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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123RF offers “On The Go” app for iPhone contributors

Microstock agency 123RF has just announced their own app for uploading images to their database directly from your iPhone, called 123RF On-The-Go. The app allows to capture images directly with the smart phone, tag them with keywords and upload them … Continue reading

March 18, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Two months of independence

It has been two months now since I dropped exclusivity at iStockphoto. Just two months? It already feels so much longer. A lot happened in those two months. Portfolio growth at different agencies As you can see from the graph … Continue reading