Posts by: Sean Locke

Today’s portfolio update spotlights a new entry in my Stocksy United “Artisan” series.  St. Louis has an exploding micro/craft brewing scene, partly due to local disenchantment with Anheuser-Busch after they were bought out by international company In-Bev.  … And in part because craft beer is so much more fun than your basic mass market lager.  [...]

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Happy summer to you!  I’ve been off on vacation for a few weeks, so it’s been kind of quiet around here.  When I started going through the huge stack of mail upon our return, I found this month’s issue of Popular Photography, and there in the upper corner of the cover was one of my [...]

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Summertime in the United States means swimming pools, picnics, camping and fireworks!  Americans love to shoot off any and all kinds of pyrotechnics to celebrate the July 4th holiday.  This week I’ve got a new royalty free stock image series called “At the Fireworks Stand” to show you.

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I took a few days off this week to visit my hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Caught a Pirates game – nice stadium, but I think I like Busch Stadium better.  A little more “Exciting”, although the Pittsburgh skyline seen over the outfield is great.  While I was gone, I had some more of my “soccer [...]

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Had you heard?  The World Cup starts up this coming Thursday!  Even if you’re not a soccer/football fan, you’ll likely have heard that this competition is taking place in Brasil this year.  If you’re a designer or advertiser, you’ll want to read on, because I’ve got a whole new royalty free stock image [...]

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Hey, there’s a big international soccer tournament coming up next month.  Did you know?  Do you need a background image related to this competition that’s taking place in Brasil?

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Less than a year ago, iStockphoto did a big shakeup on their collection structure and pricing, details of which can be found in this article : Half the Price Forever, Really? Well, it’s been almost a year, and in the last few days, they’ve raised the pricing of the Main collection of [...]

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Last year, just in time for Mother’s Day, I put up a new series on Stocksy United with a little girl making M-O-M cupcakes, and making breakfast for her mother.  This year, I’ve got two new series online, and the concentration is on babies!

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When “microstock” was born, it came about because of a frustration with the traditional stock houses and their tight membership.  From free sharing between designers, a combination of pricing and sales increases brought the industry to a place where contributors could earn a living with some hard work.  Now, photographers are experiencing the opposite with [...]

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This is great news.  Stocksy United has unveiled an innovation that makes life easier for buyers who license RF images, but end up with changing needs.  It’s the new “Upgrade Image” feature, and as far as I know, it’s exclusive to Stocksy.

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