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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)

Cutcaster 2009 highlights and New Year’s resolutions

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

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

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 Announces Free Trial of its Back Office Services for Stock Photographers

LookStat announced it is offering a free trial of its new microstock keywording and uploading services to stock photographers who are active in microstock. “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)