This series of short articles gives details on a new photo forum for editorial photographers; Corbis; EyeWire; the retail book market and ''sharing the risk'' with publishers.
Getty Images acquired Art.com a leading provider of framed and unframed art sold to the consumer market. Total acquisition cost could be $202 million.
PACA outlines their position after an unsatisfactory meeting with ASMP to try to imporve the overall relationships between the two organizations.
With this file you can print out the entire May 1999 issue of SELLING STOCK which includes: the results of the photographer survey, Direct Sales Online, Methods to protect your rights by Robert Cavallo, Other Legal Updates, new develpment at Getty and TSI, and more.
The theme of one of the seminars at the recent PACA annual meeting in New York was ''The Web in Ten Years.'' Roger Ressmeyer moderated the panel and this story presents his opening remarks.
TSI's price schedules for brochures, postcards and external newsletters show low rates for larger than 1/4 page uses and may be indicative of pricing trends as some agencies try to compete with Royalty Free.
There is an increasing trend for some stock agencies to produce print catalogs designed as ''Image Builders'' rather than to sell specific images. We examine the implications of this type of marketing for the photographers who participate and suggest steps photographers can take.
Getty Images reports overall sales of $52.2 million for the first quarter. This was up slightly from $50.1 million in the 4th quarter of 1998. The e-commerce portion is also growing.