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Articles from December 2006

Change Must Come

By Lewis Blackwell | 1095 Words | Posted 12/21/2006 | Comments
On December 13, 2006, the British Journal of Photography published an opinion piece by Lewis Blackwell, Getty Images group creative director, under the title "Change Must Come." The following is reprinted with permission of the BJP and Getty Images.

Press Releases 27

By Jim Pickerell | 1513 Words | Posted 12/15/2006 | Comments
Featured in this article: Action Images To Be Primary Provider for WTA Tour; Tim Lund Joins Masterfile to Direct Global Image Production; Provide Keywording Help; Online Photoshop CS2 Course; The Creative Group Provides Hiring Insights to iStockphoto Members.

Random Thoughts 128

By Jim Pickerell | 1795 Words | Posted 12/15/2006 | Comments
This article includes short items on: Photodisc Option For Istock Photographers; Boughn Leaves Superstock; Update On ImageState; Standard & Poors Downgrades Getty; Internet Ad Spending; and Declining Print Use.

Driving Image Partners Out Of Business

By Jim Pickerell | 1496 Words | Posted 12/7/2006 | Comments
With its Lifesize collection Getty Images has opened the door to its site to every photographer who can meet a certain quality standard. With this move Getty may have set out on a path that could put many of its image partners out of business!

ImageState Update

By Jim Pickerell | 437 Words | Posted 12/5/2006 | Comments
Kroll, the company charged with closing Imagestate, has filed a six-month report on their progress along with details of the transaction. The agreement transferred debts of approximately £438,000 of Imagestate receivables to Heritage Partners. Hertitage agreed to remit 50% of all monies realized and provided for £500,000 to be paid in three installments.

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