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Bloggers looking for a photo to brighten up the content at their sites can now get high-end creative images from Image Source, the world's leading independent producer of royalty-free stock photography, through the PicApp platform. Image Source is making its large database of professional quality images available to bloggers and other online publishers. The PicApp license allows its members to freely and legally use Image Source photos as often as they like to enhance the look and feel of their site, help tell a story or accompany a news item. Image Source specializes in lifestyle, health and beauty and business photography, with the complete collection covering a wide variety of topics, themes and categories. All Image Source photos are professionally taken, with the company generating more than 3,000 new images each month. Image Source joins other prestigious ima... (more)

Pixamba CEO Launches Stock Photography Topic on Ulitzer

Pixamba CEO David Mail launched today Stock Photography topic on Ulitzer. David Mail is a CEO of Pixamba Ltd (http://www.pixamba.com), a royalty free stock photography agency and media services company. Pixamba offers microstock and midstock images at affordable prices starting from $0.75/image. Pixamba is also a developer of ProStockMaster software (http://www.prostockmaster.com), the first in the world desktop workflow management application for contributing stock artists. Stock photography consists of existing photographs that can be licensed for specific uses. Publishers, advertising agencies, graphic artists, and others use stock photography to fulfill the needs of their creative assignments. (Wikipedia) A customer who uses stock photography instead of hiring a photographer can save time and money, but can also sacrifice creative control. Stock images can be p... (more)

Work in Progress

Stock Photography The number of submissions grows daily, hope it will keep going this way. The MIN upload size went down from 6 MP to 4 MP, thus helping our contributors to submit many stock illustrations that were prepared for other stock agencies at smaller sizes. We also have found and fixed a few site issues, including MS IE tricks with our categories tree. Original post blogged on Pixamba Blog. ... (more)

Fotolia al Festival della Creatività

Comunicato Stampa Fotolia al Festival della Creatività Incontriamoci a Firenze dal 15 al 17 ottobre! ROMA, 9 ottobre 2009 – Fotolia invita tutti gli artisti e i creativi della sua grande community italiana a visitare il Festival della Creatività 2009, che si terrà alla Fortezza da Basso di Firenze dal 15 al 18 ottobre. Fotolia sarà al Padiglione Ghiaia in partnership con GraficiCreativi .com, e parteciperà dal giovedì al sabato al loro ricchissimo programma di iniziative, che comprendono workshop, tutorial e laboratori su applicativi Adobe e Open Source. Lisa Sallusto, manager Fotolia per l’Italia dichiara: ”Con questa prima iniziativa vogliamo inaugurare una stagione di “road show”, per avere finalmente l’occasione di conoscere anche di persona i Clienti e gli Autori che animano il nostro lavoro. Quale occasione migliore di un evento che nella precedente edizion... (more)

Eastern Europe (Micro)Stock is rising up

Eastern Europe (Micro)Stock is rising up   © Sebastian Czapnik | Dreamstime.com With a title that wants to paraphrase a stock market index trend , I’m going to point out 2 different news that are showing the expansion of the photographic microstock business in the Eastern Europe, also considering that Dreamstime is headquartered in Romania, Microstocksolutions has offices in Hungary and Romania, Pixmac has recently launched the Polish site and certainly other microstock activities are well hosted there.               Microstock Agency PantherMedia Announces Expansion To Poland, Launches Localized Website Munich, Germany / Warsaw, Poland, October 20th, 2009 (PR-Inside/openPR). PantherMedia (http://www.panthermedia.net), the leading and rapidly growing marketplace for Royalty-Free photography with over one million images, illustrations and a vibrant photocommun... (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 promotional use from the most talented artists around the world has enabled Fotolia to provide incredible value. Designers, marketing, and creative professionals traditionally paid upwards of $500 per image in the past. Fotolia offers the same quality and usage rights starting at $1.” Also... (more)

PictureQuest Adds Rights-Managed Orion Press

PEORIA, Ill., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Graphics Group, a leading international source for stock images, publications, and events, announced today that its PictureQuest ( http://www.picturequest.com/ ) brand, which provides professional royalty-free and rights-managed photography from the leading picture libraries around the world, has extended its global reach with the addition of the Orion Press collection, the leading rights-managed photo library and press agency in Japan. Orion Press has defined the quality and aesthetics of commercial imagery in Japan for more than 50 years by providing photos from leading photographers worldwide. "Adding the Orion Press rights-managed collection to PictureQuest breaks new ground for us aesthetically and geographically," noted Sal Siggia, Group Content Director of Dynamic Graphics Group. "The innate and simple beauty of ... (more)

Dreamstime Reaches 25 Million Images Milestone - Rapid Growth and Tech-Focus Driving San Francisco Office Opening

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime, the leading community in stock photography, today announced the company surpassed 25 million uploaded images. The milestone is reached with a photo by Inga Dudkina of a "Pinup Girl."  Coinciding with this rapid growth, Dreamstime is opening a new office in San Francisco. The global stock photo company has more than 15 million unique monthly visitors and several hundred thousand new images uploaded weekly.  The new office located at 180 Sansome St. in San Francisco, will provide the company with an expanded presence in Silicon Valley. This connection to the area's top-tier technology talent will prove invaluable as the firm continues to offer innovate tools for its users such as the Dreamstime Companion App and WordPress plugin. "Passing 25 million images in our library is an important milestone which speaks t... (more)

How To Earn Money Selling Your Photos on Internet

Stock Photography on Ulitzer Got a digital camera? Now you can earn money selling your pictures on the Internet! If you have a good eye and if you are a creative person, you can generate very nice monthly income by selling your pictures on stock photography web sites. In a month or two you will start collecting monthly PayPal transfers for few hundreds bucks from any agency you decided to work with. You probably can not live from a few hundreds bucks a month, but come on – at least it pays you back for all that nice and expensive photographic gear you have purchased last year, and pays back quit fast. I truly love online stock photography phenomenon, since it is the first in the world and probably the only business model which allows amateur photographers like you and me to earn some money from they lovely hobby. In fact, if you are a talented photographer and you ... (more)

First Week Fast Growth

Stock Photography So, the first week "on the air" went very well. Not an easy week, but remarkable good. We rapidly increase our midstock and microstock collection of royalty free images and this keeps our hands busy all the time. The infrastructure we choose for www.pixamba.com is extremely versatile and can be adjusted according to the system load and storage capacity. Since both the load and the images collection growth all the time, and fast, we work around the clock ensuring high system uptime and short response time. It seems that we are on the right way: the response time of the system is very good even now and it is going to be even faster soon, when we'll do some more IT & development work. Meanwhile, our editors receive daily hundreds of adorable new royalty free photos and illustrations like this one:   Thank you all, our new customers for your support ... (more)

Pixamba.com Beta Opens to the Public

Stock Photography I am very excited to show you up some initial results of our hard work for quite a long time. Pixamba.com opens it doors for the contributors and image buyers. You are warmly welcome to join us and start selling your photos and illustrations with Pixamba. We offer high resolution stock images at very affordable prices and we are here, online and offline for any question or suggestion you may have. Original post blogged on Pixamba Blog. ... (more)