Quitting iStock Exclusivity – Part 2

Let's start with a quick correction on something I wrote in the first part: It seems that content mirrored to getty won't be removed after all. After my 4000 files had initially vanished, they mysteriously came back after a few weeks and are back online. Also, my GI...

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Using Drones For Stock

If you're producing stock you've probably already asked yourself whether you should (or could) get one of those quadrocopters and shoot stock with it. I've done this for roughly 3.5 years (using a DJI Phantom 1 with a GoPro 3 / 3+ for 2 years, then upgrading to a...

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Quitting iStock Exclusivity – Part 1

(Part 2 can be found here) I've been an iStock contributor since 2003 and went exclusive on day 1 of the exclusivity program, though I don't remember when that was (2005 or thereabouts, presumably). After quitting exclusivity in December 2016, some fellow contributors...

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If you're reading a stock photographer's blog, you're most likely a stock photographer yourself. Thus, this blog will be rather aimed at producers rather than customers.

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