laryn — Fri, 11/06/2009 - 07:55
Getty Call For Artists on Flickr (excerpt)
When launching the Flickr collection, our goal was to choose photos that created a commercially viable collection, while preserving the inspirational and unexpected nature of the kinds of images that are so prevalent on Flickr. We’re proud to announce that today the collection has grown to over 60,000 images, many of which have been license by customers from around the world.
laryn — Wed, 09/16/2009 - 18:11
Getty Images invests in Daylife, takes snapshot of business
Reuters Blogs - excerpt below (my emphasis)
"...Finally, Microstock photography — pictures taken by the world at large and submitted to Getty — sell cheaply and move quickly, and the business could make $200 million in revenue this year, Klein said. It is the company’s fastest-growing business..."
laryn — Tue, 08/25/2009 - 04:43
Alamy goes after Getty in new pricing offer
British Journal of Photography
However, photographers have called the new pricing structure a move towards microstock. 'These sort of pricings might be acceptable for blogs, ...
laryn — Sat, 08/22/2009 - 05:52
Stock Firms Profit From Cost Efficiencies
Broadcasting & Cable
Some of the biggest photo and footage services have seen the value in this “microstock” trend, with Getty purchasing iStockphoto in 2006 and Corbis ...
laryn — Wed, 08/05/2009 - 09:05
laryn — Wed, 07/29/2009 - 12:50