Santa Barbara has passed laws that make it almost impossible for a stock photographer to legally shoot in this attractive oceanside community. Norman Sklarewitz outlines the mind-boggling red tape. Will other cities follow SB's example?
The size and potential for growth of the stock photo industry is important to investors. Many of the numbers investors rely on have little basis in reality and their decisions may cause problems for those of us who shoot and sell images.
Nancy Wolff, PACA Counsel, provides a concise explanation of copyright rules in the United States relative to the duration of a copyright.
Some photographers are saying that the numbers in Negotiating Stock Photo Prices are out of date and should be reduced. See why we disagree.
Photographer/editor judiwhite offers some useful suggestions on pricing web page uses. Her insights are particularly important because she was one of the founding editors of Time Warner's Virtual Garden on Pathfinder, and has a solid understanding of the publishers perspective.
These short news items include: Sheldon Marshall's return to the indusry, Gamma Sold, Web Crawlers Win Right to use Your IMAGES, Decline in the Printing Industry, What foreign agents want in the way of images, and more.