This article includes: Tasini Update, London Times Justifies Stealing, People on the Move, Getting an image chosen for a Stock Agency Ad can be a Bummer, New TSI Developments and the Size of the Creative Market.
Lawyer Robert Cavallo outlines a number of contractual issues that photographers and agents should consider when licensing work in the electronic environment.
Arriba Vista has developed a technique for indexing individual images on the web that could be a breakthrough for photographers trying to get their images seen. There are also risks. The technology is still in its infantcy, but it may have a dramatic long term effect on agency/photographer relationships.
The results of the 1999 Profits Survey circulated in January are now complete. This gives the most comprehensive information on stock photographer income and expenses ever published.