Portraits

Restrictions On Retouching Photos Of People

By Jim Pickerell | 183 Words | Posted 9/26/2017 | Comments
Effective October 1, 2017 a new French law obliges clients who use commercial images in France to disclose whether the body shape of a model has been retouched to make the individual look thinner or larger.

Getty Images Opens Entries for 10th Annual Grants Program

By Jim Pickerell | 511 Words | Posted 4/7/2014 | Comments
Getty Images has announced the call for entries for its Getty Images’ grants programs for 2014.  The grants will include  – The Grants for Editorial Photography, Creative Grants and the Contour by Getty Images Portrait Prize – as well as the Emerging Talent Award. The deadline for entry and Applications is May 15, 2014 by 11:59 p.m. GMT (London Time). For more information see  http://www.gettyimages.com/grants.

Reinvention: Four Photographer Success Stories

By Jim Pickerell | 3684 Words | Posted 3/11/2011 | Comments
At ASMP’s recent Strictly Business 3 education weekend in Philadelphia four photographers explained how they had reinvented their businesses in the current challenging business environment. Here are their stories. There will be more success stories at the last Strictly Business 3 conference in 2011 which takes place in Chicago April 1st through 3rd.

Shooting a Perfect Stock Photo

By Ellen Boughn | 543 Words | Posted 2/17/2010 | Comments
The photo discussed in this article is an almost perfect stock photo. It's not cutting edge; it's not trendy. It's not hip or cool. wshat it is is a photo that will license again and aagain for years....extending its revenue stream long after its production costs have been recouped. This is a photo with a very long tail.