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Portrait Lens

On June 25, 2012 By

Occasionally (actually, frequently), on iStockphoto, or various other photography forums, people will ask “What’s the best lens for ______”.  Fill in the blank with your choice of “weddings”, “landscapes”, “portraits”, etc.  Most of the time, I don’t think these questions are easily answered as it depends on all kinds of other things – what kind [...]

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A look behind the scenes at a recent shoot.

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Many times on iStockphoto, a contributor will be concerned that the royalty paid out for a certain size download is incorrect. Since IS sells credits anywhere from $.50 – $1.50, there is a wide range of amounts that could be paid out for any size purchase. You can use the calculator below to see if [...]

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Learn about the new iStock referral system and what the referral code does.

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New Google Image Search is both useful and problematic.

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2012 Redeemed Credit Target Levels.

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Note to ABC GMA Fans

On May 26, 2009 By

Get rich quick with your images! Not!

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Terms of Service from several sites are examined for fairness.

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Big Readership Day

On March 24, 2009 By

Thanks to everyone who stopped by to read my Vimeo rights grab post. Today was the biggest readership day ever for this blog.

I bought an Entrepreneur magazine to read on the plane yesterday and discovered that Vimeo.com is owned by the guys who bring you CollegeHumor.com . Perhaps they see a funny side [...]

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