Getty Images, Inc. has announced the acquisition of EyeWire, Inc., one of the largest providers of royalty-free photography, video, audio, typefaces, software and other design resources to creative professionals and business users.
Getty Images continued their slow rise in sales during the second quarter of 1999 with gross revenue of $55 million and overall growth in sales for the quarter about 5.3% over sales in the previous quarter.
Visual Communications Group (VCG) has announced the acquisition of Seattle based Definitive Stock Inc. in an effort to seriously enter the royalty-free market and to bolster their on-line technology expertise.
Some photographers have misconceptions about labor unions and what they might do to defend the rights of freelance photographers. Kevin Larkin provides a very clear explanation of the advantages and limitations of being allied with a union.
This series of short news items includes information on Corbis Sales, personnel shifts at VCG, Stock Market begins using Datamark, Tahabi Books labeling policy, Archive's representation of Photo File images, and more.
PACA lawyer Nancy Wolff discusses the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and how it is helping to curb Internet copyright infringements. The DMCA can be a valuable tool if the goal is to remove images quickly from offending sites and not seek monetary damages.
Jon Feingersh lists 23 Keys to Success in production stock shooting. Jon is represented exclusively by The Stock Market and is one of the world's most successful stock photographers. TSM licenses an average of 18 uses to Jon's images every business day.