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Articles from November 1997

The New FPG

By Jim Pickerell | 5038 Words | Posted 11/16/1997 | Comments
An indepth interview with David Moffly, the new CEO of FPG examines where this major U.S. agency and its parent Visual Communications Group are headed.

On-Line Sites

By Jim Pickerell | 886 Words | Posted 11/16/1997 | Comments
There is increased interest in using the WEB as a marketing tool, but designing a site that is ''hassle free,'' and that will generate is not easy. We have listed a number of sites worth reviewing before you move ahead with your decision as to what the do about the web.

Living With Tasini

By Jim Pickerell | 3342 Words | Posted 11/16/1997 | Comments
The Tasini decision (see story 88 in archives) raises important questions about how image creators protect the value of their images in the future. New strategies are needed. Legal and legislative action may also be needed.

Rights Control

By Jim Pickerell | 2014 Words | Posted 11/16/1997 | Comments
Many stock sellers think the best way to separate ''traditional'' stock from ''royalty free'' is to emphasize Rights Control. We examine some major risks to this strategy that need to be carefully examined before we race down that road.


By Jim Pickerell | 287 Words | Posted 11/16/1997 | Comments
Survey results from the International Image Agents Organization that met in New York in early November.

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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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