The stock photo industry is on the verge of the
next major change in the way images are searched
and found online. This change could make it easier
for small player to get more of their images
online, and significantly change the playing
field for larger players depending on how quickly
they adapt to, and promote, the new technology.
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Jonathan Klein was recently invited to write an
article for the Financial Times as part of a series
of articles by major corporate leaders on their
company and industry. Within the article he offers
some interesting figures and statistics.
At the recent CEPIC Congress in Copenhagen
Stockbyte announced that it will launch a new
RF brand - Stockdisc - with the first 40 titles
available in September. Each disc will have
significantly more images (150 average) and
be priced much lower (249 euros) than most RF
discs currently available.
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In the SAA newsletter recently photographers Mark Harmel and Peter and Georgina Bowater described their odyssey in trying to find distributors for their science and healthcare images. This article is instructive to all photographers seeking agents and to agents that would like to better understand the concerns and needs of photographers.