laryn — Tue, 02/05/2013 - 12:39
A New Directive for Design?
The Dieline (blog)
The success of Jon Oringer and Shutterstock (microstock photography website) has been well documented. Shutterstock's business model is based on championing amateur photographers and videographers from around the world. The business has also ...
laryn — Wed, 10/17/2012 - 18:11
Shutterstock CEO Jon Oringer On IPO Success, The Future Of Video
Jon Oringer is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of the popular microstock photography site Shutterstock. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Math and Computer Science from Stony Brook University, and completed his Master's degree in Computer ...
laryn — Wed, 05/16/2012 - 07:55
Microstock's stock is rising: $265 million for Shutterstock, Fotolia
16, 2012, 7:45am No Comments Six years after Getty bought iStockPhoto for $50 million, it looks like the microstock photography sector, in which pro-amateur photographers sell their pictures on commission through online marketplaces, ...
laryn — Tue, 05/17/2011 - 01:13
Photography site owner deals $3.6M condo
Oringer is a serial entrepreneur and founder of Shutterstock, a microstock photography website. He holds a bachelor's degree in math and computer science from Stony Brook University and received a master's degree in computer science from Columbia ...
laryn — Thu, 02/18/2010 - 02:49
Shutterstock Is the Number One Stock Photography Service on the Web
Coming second to Shutterstock is Dreamstime, a Romanian-based microstock website with 7.75 million photos, followed by Fotolia with 7.45 million. ...
laryn — Wed, 09/23/2009 - 22:48
Shutterstock and Dreamstime allow you to sell images on an editorial license, meaning that purchasers will only be able to use the images in editorial formats (e.g. magazines, newspapers, etc). This is useful for images that you have taken which are of specific interest (famous people, places, current events...) and may not have model or property releases.
This sample editorial image from my collection was taken on the day of George W. Bush's inauguration and depicts items that might not normally have passed as royalty-free for various reasons. It is usable as editorial imagery because of the public nature of the event and the public interest in the event.
laryn — Wed, 09/23/2009 - 10:41
laryn — Wed, 09/23/2009 - 08:11
Here are a number of news items about Shutterstock's recent acquisition of BigStockPhoto. Each has an excerpt and a link to the full article.
Photo District News: Microstock Site Shutterstock Acquires BigStockPhoto
Shutterstock, one of the leading micropayment stock image services, says it has acquired BigStockPhoto, a smaller competitor.
The brands will remain separate and the deal will have little immediate impact on customers and contributors, says Shutterstock CEO Jon Oringer.