I believe major agencies will begin funding production shoots with selected photographers. Some may hire staffers. Find out why and where that leaves you.
PACA has adopted the term ''Rights Protected'' to help agencies engaged in traditional licensing of images distinguish themselves from Royalty Free. Richard Pasley of ASPP comments and Jim Pickerell answers his comments.
Otto Pohl who operates the only professional photo lab in Russia, and has opportunity to talk with many of the world's leading photojournalists has written a thought provoking piece about the future of photojournalism.
This story provides some additional figures and background in exploring the returns photographers are likely to see from print catalogs in the future.
Index Stock has made two major acquisitions. The Picture Cube of Boston and Stock Imagery of Denver are now both part of Index. Index now represents 1,165 photographers and 1.7 million images.
Hubert Henrotte, founder of Sygma 25 years ago and CEO, has unexpectedly left Sygma as a result of ''irreconcilable differences'' with Sygma's shareholders. Jean-Marc Smadja has taken over as the new CEO. Sources expect less funding of feature coverage in the future.
A new survey shows that on-average photographers who advertised in Direct Stock 6 barely earned enough to cover their cost of advertising after the book had been out 16 months. However, a few had very significant sales.