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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.

Digital Railroad Closes

October 28th, 2008 · No Comments

To the disappointment of many and the surprise of no one, Digital Railroad announced today that it’s suspending operations. On October 15th Digital Railroad announced that it was seeking a buyer and would liquidate its assets if no other organization was willing to acquire the company as a whole.
This is especially unfortunate because what photographers [...]

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PhotoShelter Launches Personal Archvive 2.0 with “30 Second” Templates

October 20th, 2008 · No Comments

New York, NY, October 20, 2008 - PhotoShelter, an online community where thousands of independent photographers find success through image sales and archiving technologies, today unveiled Version 2.0 for its flagship product, the PhotoShelter Personal Archive. Today’s release establishes PhotoShelter as the industry’s most affordable solution to easily create and publish robust e-commerce photo-friendly websites, [...]

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Why The PhotoShelter Collection Failed

September 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Earlier this week PhotoShelter announced that they are closing The PhotoShelter Collection, a service that allowed its members to license their images as stock. This was sad new, but not a surprise. While it was no doubt created with the best of intentions, The PhotoShelter Collection was based on a series of optimistic but ultimately [...]

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PhotoShelter Collection is Closing

September 11th, 2008 · No Comments

(Official statement from PhotoShelter)
Today, we regret to announce our plans to close The PhotoShelter Collection, our stock photography marketplace, effective October 10, 2008.
Going forward, PhotoShelter will focus our energy and resources on enhancing the PhotoShelter Personal Archive our original product that today provides thousands of photographers worldwide with bulletproof [...]

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