The stories in this article are: Getty Offers Discounts in Asia; Mauzy Joins Digital Railroad; Stock Asylum Discusses Future of Stock Industry; and Image Source Offers Mid-Sized Thumbnails.
This article encourages every photographer to begin tracking his or her average return-per-image on a semi-annual or annual basis and explains who this is a much more important indicator of market trends than gross annual revenue.
This group of releases includes: Jupitermedia Announces Acquisition of French Image Distributor PR Direct; Tom Grill Launches RF Tetra Images; StockMotionFinder.com Launches Stock Footage Search Engine; Onstream Media Partners with Index Stock Imagery; iStockphoto Launches CopySpace to Simplify Designer Searches; and ShutterStock’s Japanese-translated Website Goes Live.
The PLUS Coalition Accomplishes the "Impossible," Creating A New Standard With International Participation and Support.
This edition includes: Trends To Watch; Corbis
Reports Growth; Jupiter Acquires Banana Stock;
Non-released At Getty; Getty Third Quarter 2005;
a21 Second Quarter Results; a21 Acquires Ingram
Publishing; Blend Seeks Photographers; Adobe Adds
4 Collections; Speight to Lead Masterfile Europe;
Digital Camera Focus Problems; PLUS Creates
Licensing Language and more.
This edition of Random Thoughts has short items on: Return-Per-Image Going Down At Getty; Imagestate Appoints Hart COO; Alamy To Place Copies Of Site In Multiple Locations; and Correction To Jiunlimited.com.
Jupitermedia has reported third quarter of 2005 revenues of $34.4 million compared to revenues of $15.8 million for the same period last year. Jupiter is estimating revenue of over $39 million for the final quarter of 2005 and revenue for the year of between $128 to $130 million.
This issue has stories on: Street Casting; Getty Model Release; Murphy Takes Over As Director of Development of Image Partners for Getty; More Production Shoots At Jupiter; Photographers Petition Supreme Court For Review Of Claim Against National Geographic; and Solicitor Swan Sets Up New Practice In UK
Medio Images recently sold its file of 35,000 images with a heavy concentration of Latino and travel images to Getty. Next month they will launch a new brand called Glow and expect to have over 20,000 images in their offering by early next year.