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Articles from April 1998

Statistics You Can Use

By Jim Pickerell | 620 Words | Posted 4/20/1998 | Comments
TrendWatch publishes useful statistics on the graphic arts and publishing markets. This article gives a sample of recent information that they will e-mail free to interested parties.

Index Stock Gets $18.6 Million

By Jim Pickerell | 625 Words | Posted 4/20/1998 | Comments
Index Stock has receive $18.6 million in venture capital to use in agressively expanding their web business and in purchasing up six existing stock agencies.

DRK Refuses to License to Geographi

By Jim Pickerell | 1516 Words | Posted 4/4/1998 | Comments
DRK PHOTO has informed all National Geographic Society publications that they will no longer supply new images, or re-license previously used images, for any new projects until the issue of DRK's outstanding invoice for use of their images in ''108 Years of National Geographic on CD-ROM'' has been settled.

Major Agency Catalog Costs

By Jim Pickerell | 2513 Words | Posted 4/3/1998 | Comments
This article compares the per image fees charged by Tony Stone Images, FPG/VCG and The Image Bank for placing an image in one of their catalogs. It also deals with other issues related to catalog placement.

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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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