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We get a lot of emails every week telling us to sponsor photography awards and although the focus of this website is helping photographers with the web presense, we do recognize the need for support beyond that and for that reason we are going to be helping with the Sony World photography awards this year. If you are one of the contestants that need help with equipment, please get in touch. We have contacts at camera stores around the country and can help you get cheap rentals and bring attention to your submitted images.

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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Photrade Offers Stock Images with Integrated Ads

September 9th, 2008 · No Comments

What do you get when you combine Flickr, iStockPhoto, Shutterfly and Google AdWords? Photrade, a new photo sharing site that moved from beta to launch yesterday. Photrade describes itself as “. . . the first free one-stop consumer Web site where photographers can store, organize, share, protect and make money from their photos.” They also [...]

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To Succeed, Don’t Compete With Stock

August 30th, 2008 · 3 Comments

There’s no denying that it’s a challenging time for professional photographers. There are many reasons for this, but one of the most significant is the fact that the supply of stock photography has seen explosive growth while demand has only grown slightly. The result is extreme downward pressure on the price of stock images.
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