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
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)
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)
Microstock in Sintesi Giugno 2010
Il mese di Giugno è stato caratterizzato dall’edizione Dublinese del
congresso del CEPIC (Centre of the Picture Industry) alla quale hanno
partecipato centinaia di delegati e rappresentanti delle aziende che operano
nell’industria fotografica. L’evento aggiuntivo al congresso, la New
Media Conference, è stato ampiamente trattato su questo sito
(www.mystockphoto.org/?s=CEPIC) e verrà nuovamente richiamato con nuovo
materiale ancora da preparare per la pubblicazione.
Nuovo nato in ambito Microstock, gli “antichi” fondatori di StockXpert e
di SXC,... (more)
123RF.com Hits the 10 Millionth Image Mark
Houston, TX, August 15, 2011 - 123RF.com today announced the acquisition of
its 10 millionth Royalty-Free image. This significant milestone represents
123RF.com’s focus on rapid growth, regional expansion and commitment to
acquiring high quality, impressive and practical visual media.
“It has been exhilarating to witness 123RF.com come this far. On the week
that the 10 millionth image was accepted alone, a staggering count of 100,000
new content comprising Royalty-Free stock photos and illustrations were added
to the site! Allow me to... (more)
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 incl... (more)