RooM by Pocketstock Launches: Finally, a Commercial Platform for …

London, UK (PRWEB) October 08, 2013

There are plenty of platforms for selling mobile phone images, where there are few or no barriers to entry. It’s not common then, in the fast growing mobile photography world, for a company to come along with a policy that has little interest in the numbers game but a whole lot more in absolute quality.

RooM by Pocketstock is much more than a mobile stock photography agency that will just sell images – ...

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Fotolia Instant Creates Stock Photo Marketplace on the Go

Stock photo marketplace Fotolia goes mobile

For everyone who’s ever thumbed through stock photo sites and thought “I could do that” …well, there’s an app for that now. And it might even help your pocketbook, too.

Fotolia Instant is the new mobile app from Fotolia, which describes itself as a “stock photography community.” The site works as a sort of crowdsourced Getty Images, and at lower licensing rates as well. With the addition ...

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Five Ways Stock Video Has Advanced In Recent Years

Stock footage is like makeup — when it’s applied best, you don’t even realize it’s there. That’s perhaps why you may be familiar with stock photography but less so with stock video. Filmmakers, from
amateur YouTube channel owners to Hollywood directors, turn to stock clips to help frame and shape their narratives. These clips can help establish a location, set a scene, or wrap things up; no
matter what part of a video, there’s a clip that can be incorporated ...

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Strange journey as a stock photo

<p>COURTESY OF SARAH JANE WOODALL</p>

COURTESY OF SARAH JANE WOODALL

The other day, I read about a model in New York who is suing a stock photography agency for selling an image of her to an HIV-rights campaign. Her photo appeared in a local paper beside the legend “I am positive… I have rights.” The model insisted her reputation was irreparably besmirched, as anyone who saw the ad now assumed she was HIV-positive.

D’oh!

The model claims she never ...

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Stock photography’s new frontier: hyperlapses and octocopters

The stock photo and video industry continues to evolve in response to new visual trends.

Getty has been at the forefront of using new technologies for stock photography and editorial purposes. For the 2012 Olympics in London, robotic cameras and 3D-imaging systems were rolled out to capture sporting events with fresh eyes. At the Australian Open, photographers supplied candid images of the event taken on smartphones to complement their regular coverage.

Andrew Delaney. (Credit: ...

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