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.
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, 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.
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.