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LookStat announced it is offering a free trial of its new microstock keywording and uploading services to stock photographers who are active in microstock. “We’re committed to creating technology and services to enable stock photographers to streamline their workflow and to spend their time on what they do best – creating great images,” said Rahul Pathak, LookStat’s CEO & Founder. LookStat offers the following services: • Keywording – IPTC-embedded title, description and 30-50 keywords that are SEO friendly and microstock compliant. • Retouching – All image post-processing including RAW conversion, color correction, cleanup and logo removal. • Uploading & Submission – Uploading and submission of images to up to 10 microstock sites. This includes complete management of the submission process including upload quotas, model release attachment and resubmission. • Anal... (more)

Fotolia Celebrates Fifth Birthday

NEW YORK, NY, December 22, 2009 – Fotolia is part of a handful of companies that grew during the global recession, and this month, the online image provider celebrates its fifth anniversary. During 2009, the company saw its online library double to over 8,000,000 images and nearly 2 million images were downloaded every month. Since December 2006, membership increased nearly 10-fold, with over 1.5 million people worldwide now signed up to the site. CEO Oleg Tscheltzoff explains the secret to Fotolia’s success: “Sourcing photos, vectors, and videos that are legal for commercial and ... (more)

Cutcaster 2009 highlights and New Year’s resolutions

Cutcaster blog has just published some articles reporting the 2009 results and the resolutions for the new year. They also launch a free picture research service, a team of highly trained photo and vector researchers available to help buyers to find the perfect image they are looking for. You can find the details here: Free Photo Research. From the post Happy New Year from Cutcaster!: 2010 represents the year of the Photo Buyer and our New Year’s resolution is to educate more buyers about the benefits of using Cutcaster http://www.mystockphoto.org/wp-admin/post-new.phpand sell m... (more)

Fotolia e deviantART in partnership per il Microstock

13 ottobre 2010. Fotolia e deviantART annunciano il programma di integrazione delle attività internazionali di microstock Fotolia.com con il social network mondiale di artisti deviantART con il lancio del “Progetto Stock deviantART con Fotolia“. Questa nuova offerta riflette l’intento di deviantART di rendere disponibile un’offerta di contenuti stock professionali all’interno del proprio network e supporta i piani di espansione Fotolia nel mercato USA. DeviantART vanta attualmente 15 milioni di utenti nel mondo e rappresenta la più grande aggregazione online di utenti microstock... (more)

Shutterstock vs iStockphoto

Shutterstock vs iStockphoto Shutterstock has just passed iStock in Alexa Rank Alexa RankStock AgencyTwitter account@shutterstock@istock /* */ // USER-EDITABLE VARIABLES // enter up to 3 domains, separated by a space var sites = ['shutterstock.com', 'istockphoto.com']; var opts = { width: 400, // width in pixels (max 400) height: 220, // height in pixels (max 300) type: 'r', // "r" Reach, "n" Rank, "p" Page Views range: '3m', // "7d", "1m", "3m", "6m", "1y", "3y", "5y", "max" bgcolor: 'e6f3fc' // hex value without "#" char (usually "e6f3fc") }; // END USER-EDITABLE VARIABLES AGraph... (more)