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Articles from June 2004

Visual Search

By Jim Pickerell | 2754 Words | Posted 6/21/2004 | Comments
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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By Jim Pickerell | 947 Words | Posted 6/21/2004 | Comments
This story has items on: Zefa Uncovers Unauthorized Uses, Prices For Getty's StoneX Images, Decline In Printed Materials, 11th CEPIC Congress A Success, Online Catalogs and EMPICS Acquired By The Press Association.

Klein On Stock

By Jonathan Klein | 1012 Words | Posted 6/21/2004 | Comments
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.

Stockdisc - Low Priced RF

By Jim Pickerell | 1052 Words | Posted 6/21/2004 | Comments
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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By Jim Pickerell | 1312 Words | Posted 6/3/2004 | Comments
This story has items on Veer & Photonica Alliance, Getty's Preparations for Olympics, Getty Selling Fine Art Prints Through Amazon, UK Newspapers Not Crediting Photographers, NY Subway Picture Ban, and Greeting Card Market.

Exploring Science & Medical Agents

By Mark Harmel | 2305 Words | Posted 6/3/2004 | Comments
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.

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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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