This strory reports a number of announcements from various stock agencies, both in the U.S. and abroad.
Have you started thinking about Y2K. Rohn Engh of PhotoSource International explains how it may impact photographers and stock agencies, even if they aren't heavily computized.
The Stock Market (TSM), announced that it has installed a Live Picture Image Server, Enterprise Edition for securely distributing and viewing high resolution images across the internet.
PNI has launched a new site at www.picturequest.com, and images from FPG and TIB can now be found there as well as all the Publishers Depot images. Photographers for FPG and TIB take note. The percentages you receive for sales made by PNI in the U.S. may be different from other U.S. sales made by your agency.
This issues contains: New TSI Photographer Contract, Similars, The Classroom in 2005, Graphic Design:USA Survey, Stock Agency News, and Myths About An Electronic Future.
This interview with Jonathan Klein deals with many of the issues that have been raised by photographers in connection with the new Tony Stone Images contract. This contract is likely to set precedents for many stock agencies as they move toward on-line marketing.