31 Jan 2008 This Month in Microstock – January 2008

2008 New Year Fireworks, Cameron2008 got off to a dynamic start, with innovations, milestones and controversy:

iStockphoto tried international pricing resulting in a temporary bonus for contributors.

Dreamstime added a handy feature which shows the keywords used for each sale.

SnapVillage opened up to buyers outside the US and surpassed 160,000 images online.

Fotolia passed the 3 million images online milestone. Again.

Yuri Arcurs became the first non-exclusive contributor to reach the highest canister level, Black Diamond, at iStockphoto.

  • Jsn
    Posted at 13:44h, 31 January Reply

    And Fotolia offers new sizes to download 🙂

    • Lee Torrens
      Posted at 21:00h, 31 January Reply

      Thanks Jan, I missed that one.

      Fotolia introduced an extra small and extra large image size and adjusted their pricing. Details here.


  • Photonomikon
    Posted at 14:03h, 31 January Reply

    Is Fotolia really deleting images older than 18 months that haven’t sold? That kinds sucks. Some of my old crappy images do get downloaded occasionally for the 1st time on SS.

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