LookStat announced it is offering a free trial of its new microstock
keywording and uploading services to stock photographers who are active in
“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)
What are the most popular microstock clichés? Let’s discover them through
Fotolia. We can visit the Fotolia’s “from this month Best Sellers” page
(here a screenshot)
Fotolia’s Bestsellers page
or we can browse round the Top Selling contributors portfolios to know them
and to see what are their most popular works. A special thanks to Amos Struck
for his Microstock Photo Plugin for Wordpress that let me buy and insert, in
a few clicks, all the Fotolia’s pictures of this post, directly with
caption, referral links, title, alternate text.
Multi-ethnic pile of hands © Yuri Arcurs #527... (more)
onOne Software Announces Availability of Perfect Photo Suite 5.5 for Adobe
Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Apple Aperture
New version of Perfect Resize and direct integration with Lightroom and
Aperture provide photographers with essential tools to quickly achieve high
Portland, OR– December 2, 2010 – onOne Software, Inc., a leading
developer of innovative, timesaving solutions for professional and advanced
amateur photographers, today announced availability of Perfect Photo Suite
5.5 for Adobe® Photoshop®, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom® and Apple
Fotolia launches a strong operation to attract “big” contributors. With
the slogan “Gain instantaneous recognition with Fotolia!”, Operation
Level Ground gives artists the freedom to upload their existing portfolios to
Fotolia and receive equivalent download ranking. Artists have the chance for
their achievements to be recognized by increasing earnings while enhancing
their global profile.
For those who have sold microstock in the past, Fotolia will recognize their
download sales from other services. For those who have sold “macrostock”
and traditional stock photography, Fotolia... (more)
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)