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Articles from March 2002

Royalty Payments

By Jim Pickerell | 2003 Words | Posted 3/29/2002 | Comments
Photographers are increasingly concerned that they are not receiving all the monies they are entitled to from their agents. Read about some of the things that are causing these concerns and things both photographers and agents need to think about.

Random Thoughts 46

By Jim Pickerell | 2012 Words | Posted 3/29/2002 | Comments
This issue contains stories on E-Data Corporations' attempt to get a share of fees from all digital sales, Higher fees from some book publishers, Getty Press Division Sales, ImageState Completes Move to New York, Defining ''Crappy'' Photography, and Alaska Stock's Website Upgrade.

Textbook Revenue

By Jim Pickerell | 2518 Words | Posted 3/15/2002 | Comments
Pricing textbook uses is getting more and more complex as publisher seek broader rights for the images they purchase. Sellers are often giving away huge additional rights for only a small additional fee over what they would charge for much less use. Check out our analysis of the numbers.

Random Thoughts 45

By Jim Pickerell | 1145 Words | Posted 3/15/2002 | Comments
Sygma Staff is back to work in Paris, Coalition of Visual Artists Flounders, Corbis Stock Market moves office, Harper Collins Publishers Sued For Unfair Dealing With Authors, SuperStock Acquires PowerStock, New Artists Relations Positions Announced at Getty and more.

March 2002 Selling Stock

By Jim Pickerell | 7607 Words | Posted 3/1/2002 | Comments
This issue of Selling Stock contains stories on: Work Stoppage At Sygma, Tony Stone's comments on the industry, and Jim Pickerell's analysis of those comments, Pictor Ltd. Insolvent, SuperStock Creates X-File and Closes Production, Getty Images 2001 Results, Ad Sales Down, Acquisitions by ImageState, GlobalPhoto, Corbis and SuperStock, Creative Eye's Search For Money and more.

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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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