05 Oct Adobe Stock adds Deeper Integration, Video and Extended Licenses

Adobe is out with a lot of Creative Cloud news today. Amongst a lot of functionality updates and integrations, are some interesting points about Adobe Stock, and an updated paying user count of 5.3 million. The announced changes and additions will be made effective before the end of the year. Sale at Point of Use The critical integration of the licensing experience in the...

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02 Oct A Detailed Look at the Market for Mobile Stock

For years now, mobile stock has been predicted as the next technical disruption to the stock photo industry, like Royalty Free and microstock did before it. Mobile is certainly heating up. There are a lot of players, a lot of experimenting with business models, and a lot of funding entering the space. But there are also some fundamental problems that will presumably cause significantly more...

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01 Oct 500px Review

500px started life as a photo-sharing community. Despite comparisons to Flickr, they seek to set themselves apart as a platform for serious hobbyists and professional photographers, rather than a community portal for the masses. Images on their website are very artistic and high quality. Last year, they entered the stock industry with the launching of a photo marketplace. This year, they raised $13M in capital,...

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29 Sep Microstock Mobile Apps

There's a lot happening in stock photography on mobile platforms. From established microstock agencies to new companies focusing on smartphone shots, the rise of this market has boosted app development in the sector. Let's take a look at what's available. Apps from Established Microstock Agencies Almost every microstock agency has an app now, but here we're just going to look at those which...

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25 Sep StockPotImages – Specialising in Marijuana Imagery

Launched in April this year, StockPotImages is a new stock photo agency focused on images related to cannabis consumption. Founder Ophelia Chong says that the legal market for cannabis in the US is expanding and there's growing demand for realistic, non-stereotyped and 'authentic' stock imagery showing marijuana consumers. The Niche This is not the first attempt to better represent marijuana consuming activities. Around the same time of...

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