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ProStockMaster turns free with a brand new website Starting from today, announced on a new restyled website, ProstockMaster turns free. ProStockMaster is one of the first and most popular tools for Microstock contributors. ProStockMaster is a free desktop software application helping to sell photos online through stock photography agencies. Adopted by thousands of amateur and professional photographers since its first launch in 2006, ProStockMaster is the first of its kind application dedicated to ease the process of working with multiple microstock and traditional stock photography agencies. This software helps you sell more photos and work faster, automating the tedious tasks of tagging, managing and uploading microstock photos and traditional royalty free and rights managed images to stock agencies. ProStockMaster is available for Mac Os X and Windows. Here a list... (more)

Fotolia’s Top-Selling Contributors

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)

Launch of Fotolia University

© diego cervo – Fotolia.com Press Release NEW YORK, NY, October 2, 2009 – From the company that was first to bring an extended licensing option to the microstock world, comes the launch of Fotolia University. This interactive, hands-on traveling institution kicked off with acclaimed photographer Jack Hollingsworth at Photoshop World in Las Vegas. Fotolia University, an education program for microstock contributing artists, is the only one of its kind and will appear at various locations throughout the United States of America. Budding and veteran stock photographers will have th... (more)

Fotolia Launches Operation Level Ground to Attract Artists

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)

Fotolia si integra con Microsoft Office 2007

Comunicato Stampa Fotolia si integra con Microsoft Office 2007 Libertà creativa con il nuovo componente aggiuntivo Fotolia, progettato esclusivamente per le applicazioni di Office 2007 ROMA, 26 ottobre 2009 – Fotolia ha rilasciato un nuovo componente aggiuntivo per Microsoft Word 2007® e Microsoft PowerPoint 2007®, che offre agli utenti un facile accesso ad una enorme libreria di immagini in alta risoluzione e vettoriali di facile ricerca e inserimento all’interno dei propri documenti. Il componente aggiuntivo Fotolia fornisce una soluzione immediata alla necessità di arricchire ... (more)