10 Feb 2016 Adobe Stock Now with 4K Video

After introducing footage in their library last December, Adobe Stock recently informed contributors that they've added support for 4K video, matching industry price points and with a fixed royalty rate. Following Competition 4K content is now live on Adobe Stock, giving customers the option to buy the 4K version of the available HD clips. The clips are priced at $199 each and will earn contributors...

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10 Feb 2016 Shutterstock Partners with Fashion Photo Agency BFA for Exclusive Content

Shutterstock continues expanding their editorial division via the recently announced exclusive partnership with fashion and entertainment photo agency BFA, to distribute their content to Shutterstock's Premier customers. High-End Fashion Industry Partner BFA is a photography agency specialised in fashion editorial. They have a high-profile client list that includes industry brands and companies like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, DVF, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vogue, among many others,...

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04 Feb 2016 CanStock Partners with Print Supplier FreeArt

CanStockPhoto announced yesterday via an email to contributors a new partnership with FreeArt, a photographic print supplier. If the name "FreeArt" scares you, read on. Art Prints and Royalty Rates CanStockPhoto already has a fixed royalty rate of 20% for print sales. That same rate will apply to paper prints through FreeArt, which is a new business currently closed to the public, but available to unlock...

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02 Feb 2016 Why you Want to Track Usage of your Stock Photos and the Services that Do It [updated]

Image theft and misuse are common pain points in the stock photo industry. "Revenue recovery" –where agencies with exclusive representation of Rights Managed content check usage against license sales and demand payment from unauthorised users– is a big part of the industry.  Some agencies legal teams generate more revenue than their sales teams! This is made possible by service providers that simplify the...

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01 Feb 2016 Shutterstock Explains Royalty Cut is to Enable Price Cut

Last week Shutterstock announced a royalty cut for their Extended Licenses - which they call "Enhanced Licenses" - which was not well received, both for its lack of clarity as well as generally being bad news for contributors. They have now responded to the feedback by providing more details. The update says that the royalty cuts are to enable a future price...

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