Potential Market for Straightforward Content

Posted on 4/12/2010 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (2)

Ernie Monteiro of Time Inc. Content Solutions is looking for new images by sending a letter to many photographers.


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  • Maggie Hunt Posted Apr 13, 2010
    Thanks for this article Jim. This is exactly the market we are looking to serve. Our images are 100% exclusive to StockShop and are model-released. We will follow up with Ernie.

  • Peter Bisset Posted Apr 25, 2010
    As a stock photographer specializing in nature and farm photography I like to do what I enjoy and am good at which is photographing. I hate the idea of sitting by my computer waiting to sell images at less than cost to photo editors who keep telling me that they are on a restricted budget and will not accept that I am entitled to make a living just like him or anyone else is. I leave the selling to my stock agent which is his job, but who is struggling even more than I am as a result. Why don't photo editors or their bosses realize, that it is like a car dealer having lots of buyers who tell him they are on a tight budget and can only afford $3,000 for a new car and insisting that the dealer sells him a new car for that price. It is largely for this reason I am getting out of the stock business as are many other photographers, and stock agents are closing down. Peter Bisset.

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