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Entries from January 2009

For Portfolios, Less is More

January 31st, 2009 · 4 Comments

One of the hardest things for a photographer to do is edit for their portfolio. Getting down to 50 or so images can be a relatively painless process. It’s whittling down to the final selection that can be difficult, stressful, even paralyzing.
Photography is a service, but it’s also an art form. It’s a job but [...]

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Gift Prints Help You Stand Out

January 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Giving out signed prints is an easy, inexpensive way to make an impression on clients and potential clients.
For clients, you should always send the art buyer or photo editor a signed print from the shoot with a personalized greeting. For potential clients, if you show your book and they seem particularly interested in an image, [...]

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Fotolia Seeking Stock Video Submissions

January 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Fotolia, the microstock photo agency which recently announced  that it will soon be offering video on a microstock licensing basis, announced today that it is seeking “high quality, user-generated video submission in preparation for the launch of its stock video offering.”
According to the company, Fotolia is looking for a wide variety of content submissions. Submissions [...]

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Vivozoom, New Microstock Agency, Offers “Image Warranty”

January 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Vivazoom, a new microstock agency, will try to differnetiate itself from the crowd by targeting corporate buyers and offering an “image warranty.” Most microstock sources will not guarantee that the images they license are indeed legally cleared for use. Vivozoom has identified this lack of warranty as a reason for corporations to shy away from [...]

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