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Articles from August 2001

Getty's U.S. Scanning Closed

By Jim Pickerell | 941 Words | Posted 8/13/2001 | Comments
Getty has substantially closed down all of its U.S. scanning operations which were located in Seattle. It is expected that London will staff up to handle some of the workload, but the number of images scanned annually is likely to decrease.

Random Thoughts 37

By Jim Pickerell | 1416 Words | Posted 8/13/2001 | Comments
This story includes information on Corbis sales to Bill Gates, Corbis Incentive Plan, Getty Offer to Buy Reuters, Photog. Cost of Doing Business, Zefa Sales Growth, Editorial Photographer Recession, and more.

PictureQuest Sold To Creatas

By Jim Pickerell | 1341 Words | Posted 8/2/2001 | Comments
eMotion, Inc., has announced the sale of its PictureQuest content business to Creatas a vertically integrated, media/marketing business selling products and services to the creative community. Creatas first appeared in the stock photo environment in December 2000 when it purchased Dynamic Graphics.

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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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