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Articles from January 2000

Gentieu Sues TSI

By Jim Pickerell | 536 Words | Posted 1/26/2000 | Comments
Internationally recognized baby photographer Penny Gentieu has sued TSI for copyright infringement and non-payment of monies owed. She alleges that TSI is not pursuing third party infringers and allows images to be used long beyond their license term.

Getty Disconnect

By Jim Pickerell | 2089 Words | Posted 1/26/2000 | Comments
Getty is telling the investment community one thing and their photographers something else. This story looks at what TSI photographers were told at a New York meeting on Jan. 21st, and how it fits with what Getty is telling investors.

January 2000 Selling Stock

By Jim Pickerell | 4569 Words | Posted 1/10/2000 | Comments
Stories this month include: SuperStock's launch of Express Pricing, an analysis of RF sellers, what Getty is telling Investors, what foreign agencies are looking for, and problems photographers are having shooting scenics in Santa Barbara.

Wolfe gets Getty Stock For Photo Rights

By Jim Pickerell | 260 Words | Posted 1/7/2000 | Comments
On December 15, 1999 Art Wolfe sold 7,587 shares of Getty Images stock he received in ''Payment for Photo Rights'' a year earlier. When acquired the shares were valued at approximately $100,000. He sold them for $312,000.

Superstock Launches Express pricing

By Jim Pickerell | 2212 Words | Posted 1/7/2000 | Comments
In an effort to make the process of purchasing stock more hassle-free for the buyer SuperStock has instituted Express Pricing. A simplified list of 18 prices are expected to cover 80% of SuperStock's sales.

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This stock photography news site focuses on the business side of photography with a special emphasis on stock photography. Our goal is to help photographers maximize their earnings based on the quality of their work and the commitment they are prepared to make to the trade. The information provided will be applicable to part-timers as well as full time professional photographers. We’ll leave it to others to teach photographers how to take better pictures.

Jim Pickerell launched his career as a photographer in 1963. In 1990 he began publishing a regular newsletter on stock photography. In 1995 the information was made available online as well as in print and was gradually expanded to a daily service. Click here for Pickerell's full biography.

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