iStockphoto: Please Switch from Photographer Exclusive to Image Exclusive
Posted on 1/5/2011 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version |
If iStock is really interested in improving the quality of its
collection and bringing the work of the best and most experienced
photographers into its top end collections it needs to drop the
requirement that exclusive photographers not have images that are
licensed as RF with any other agency. All the company really needs is
that the specific images they represent, and any similars, not be in any
other collection. They don’t need to define “exclusive” this tightly.
It is interesting that even Getty Images only requires “image
exclusive”, but iStock want to have more control over the lives of its
Copyright © 2011 Jim Pickerell
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