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Articles from April 2003

Getty Reports Significant Revenue/Earnings Growth

By Jim Pickerell | 3652 Words | Posted 4/25/2003 | Comments
Getty Images, Inc. reported first quarter 2003 revenue of $130.3 million up from $117.7 million in fourth quarter 2002 and a 14.5 percent increase over revenue of $113.9 million in first quarter 2002. Over $4 million of the revenue rise was attributed to foreign currency translation as the dollar has weakened considerably from the first quarter of 2002.

Random Thoughts 62

By Jim Pickerell | 1961 Words | Posted 4/11/2003 | Comments
This issue has stories on: Copyright Protection at Workbookstock, Getty's New RF Pricing Structure, Management Changes At Image Source, Fix Joins Brand X, AGE Distributed Website Architecture and more.

Tom Grill on RF vs RM

By Jim Pickerell | 5814 Words | Posted 4/11/2003 | Comments
Tom Grill, one of the stock industries most financially successful photographers, says he is earning as much from RF as from RM and that photographers can be successful doing either. Grill left Comstock two years ago to start his own production company. Read this long dialog between Jim Pickerell and Grill.

New Trends Emerge

By Jim Pickerell | 2136 Words | Posted 4/11/2003 | Comments
Instead of trying to do it all, many sellers of stock images are beginning to focus their efforts toward either Marketing and Distribution OR Content Creation and Aggregation. This article explores that trend.

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This stock photography news site focuses on the business side of photography with a special emphasis on stock photography. Our goal is to help photographers maximize their earnings based on the quality of their work and the commitment they are prepared to make to the trade. The information provided will be applicable to part-timers as well as full time professional photographers. We’ll leave it to others to teach photographers how to take better pictures.

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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