Photolibrary Seeks Help Locating Photographers

Posted on 11/14/2008 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (1)

INDEX STOCK MISSING ARTISTS, November 11, 2008
Full Name Last Known Location
Ruth A. Adams Scottsdale, Arizona
Rita Addison Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
Farley Andrews Unkown
Michael Aveto New York, New York
Lawrence Basha Unkown
Bill Binger Buford, Georgia
Polly Brown Marblehead, Massachusetts
Thad Brown Pasadena, California
S.I. Charon Carefree, Arizona
Dale Chinn Venice, California
Christopher Cole North Miami, Florida
Thomas Danielson Chicago, Illinois
Robert Eckert Unkown
Tom Foty Hopkins , Minnesota
Voytek Goldanowski Mexico
Gerry Hampton Huntington Beach, California
Leslie Harrison San Rafael, California
Cliff Hollis Greenville, North Carolina
Justin Hostynek Tahoe City, California
Thomas Howell Reading, California
David Hughes Unkown
Sylvia Israel New York, New York
Sandra Johnson Unkown
Barry Kinsella Unkown
Bo Links San Francisco, California
Mike Masoni Munich , Germany
Darlene McElroy Santa Fe, New Mexico
Terry Mckoy Unkown
Bill Morse San Francisco, California
Ken O'Donoghue Boston, Massachusetts
Sue Passmore Sussex, United Kingdom
Marjorie Pesek Wayzata, Minnesota
Nikolai Punin Unkown
Victor Ramos Unkown
Ray Roberts Scotsdale, Arizona
Nori-hisa Sakamoto Unkown
Kenneth Shotwell Sarasota, Florida
James Simon Unkown
Michael Simpson Unkown
Emily Stong Albuquerque, New Mexico
Walter Stuart San Francisco, California
Jim Tuten Tampa, Florida
Sally Weigand Unkown
Harold Wilion Brookline, Massachusetts
Chris Williams Brighton, Massachusetts
Tim & Anne Williamson-Green Thibodaux, Louisiana
Justine Woolner Unkown
Hugh van Zanten Chicago, Illinois
Jim Zerschling Dallas, Texas

Photolibrary has provided Selling Stock with a list of 49 Index Stock photographers for whom the company has no contact information. All of them are owed money from sales made by Index Stock prior to Photolibrary acquiring the company.

In some cases, such sales go back as far as 2001. Selling Stock reported in October that Photolibrary was in the final stages of getting all photographers the payments they were owed. At that time, the company needed to locate 340 photographers that were no longer submitting images to Photolibrary. Many of these photographers had not submitted to Index for many years and thus have been difficult to track down. Photolibrary has asked Selling Stock to make the list available to its readers in the hopes that some or them might help the company contact these artists.

The company now has what it believes to be valid contact information for most of the 340 and has been able to contact many of them last month. However, there are still 49 people without accurate contact information. If anyone has updated contact details for any of the photographers on this list, the information should be rznvyrq to Photolibrary representative Dan Russelman. Photographers and their heirs can also contact him at:

Dan RusselmanNorth America Operations DirectorPhotolibrary / Index Stockqna.ehffryzna@cubgbyvoenel.pbz212.453.3001 (direct)


Copyright © 2008 Jim Pickerell. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-251-0720, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz

Jim Pickerell is founder of www.selling-stock.com, an online newsletter that publishes daily. He is also available for personal telephone consultations on pricing and other matters related to stock photography. He occasionally acts as an expert witness on matters related to stock photography. For his current curriculum vitae go to: http://www.jimpickerell.com/Curriculum-Vitae.aspx.  

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  • Betsy Reid Posted Nov 14, 2008
    SAA is very glad to hear that all but 49 IndexStock artists have now been contacted by Photolibrary.

    We are today asking fellow trade associations for their help in checking member rosters and contact lists to help locate these artists. We will compile the information and forward it on to Photolibrary.

    Betsy Reid
    SAA executive director

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