A new “Stock Coalition” made up of photographers, illustrators, animators, and filmmakers from around the world is calling for a “global shutdown of Shutterstock portfolios” to protest the recent change to the stock giant’s royalty structure.
16 years after founding the New York-based stock photo giant Shutterstock, CEO Jon Oringer has announced that he will be stepping down in April. Oringer announced the news in an open letter published this morning, just as Shutterstock unveiled a so-so financial report for Q4 of 2019. Oringer announced the news as a sort of […]
Getty Images has announced that it will be transitioning all of its creative stock photography offerings to a Royalty Free licensing model and ditching Rights Managed licensing entirely—a move that will be more convenient for customers, but worse for photographers.
Up until just recently I always scoffed at selling my work as stock photography. Let’s call it youthful arrogance. I always felt my work was worth more and should be used for more important purposes.
The Flickr Marketplace is no more. Two years after launching a commercial licensing marketplace—a place for Flickr users to license their images to big companies looking for “authentic” user-generated content—Yahoo is officially shutting the program down.
In a feat of creative “appropriation” on-par with the whole Instagram/Snapchat Stories release, Shutterstock is stepping all over Adobe Stock’s toes by releasing a powerful Photoshop plugin that does the exact same thing.