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Articles from October 2002

Getty Revenue Up In Difficult Market

By Jim Pickerell | 2496 Words | Posted 10/26/2002 | Comments
Getty Images reported revenue of $118.2 million for the 3rd quarter, up 4% over the 2nd quarter, and exceeded analysts expectations for earnings. RF sales were up significantly. TAXI and TIB did extremely well.

Random Thoughts 54

By Jim Pickerell | 1179 Words | Posted 10/26/2002 | Comments
This edition has stories on: Veer Launches New Company, Stock Index USA East 2003, Interpublic Forcasts Lower Earnings, Creative Eye Update, Naturepl.com Enters North America and Towery Publishers Closes.

Getty And Corbis???

By Jim Pickerell | 2986 Words | Posted 10/17/2002 | Comments
Getty & Corbis are talking. There are no official statements, but given the impact any agreement between these two companies will have on the industry it is useful to examine what might happen. This story explores a number of issues related to the talks.

Random Thoughts 53

By Jim Pickerell | 1530 Words | Posted 10/10/2002 | Comments
This issue has short items on Getty and Corbis in Talks, Copyright Watch, Stock Catalogs Or Art Books?, Mayes Joins ImageSource, Veer Directory - First and Last Issue, and Insuring That Customers Delete Digital Files.

Ten Year License

By Jim Pickerell | 733 Words | Posted 10/10/2002 | Comments
More and more book publishers are insisting on ten year usage licenses for the images they want to purchase. This story discusses the implications of licensing for such long terms when the way these images will be used is likely to change dramatically over the usage period. It also suggests strategies for framing the license.

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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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