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A few weeks back, I introduced my personal portfolio website, AccordStock, where you can use the kinds of tools you are used to from your regular stock image sites to browse my portfolio and identify images of interest.  Today I’m introducing a new sorting method that should help you find your images a [...]

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Back on September 5th, iStockphoto revealed their new checkout process, which allows buyers to simply add content to a shopping cart, and then quickly check out with a credit card, instead of using a pre-paid credit plan.  Yesterday, they added a great piece of interface functionality to the site. 

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When iStockphoto is Down …

On September 4, 2012 By

Sites on the web sometimes go down for maintenance, planned or not, much to everyone’s chagrin.  If you need to access iStock to get a comp (thumbnail for rough work) when the site is down, try using Google images, constrained to iStockphoto. 

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Anonymous and Nobody

On February 7, 2012 By

Using “nobody” and “anonymous” as keywords at iStockphoto.

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Buyers, there’s a new Greasemonkey script in town, and this one is right up your alley when it comes to ease of use of iStockphoto’s lightbox functionality.

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New Google Image Search is both useful and problematic.

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New search filter option on iStockphoto.

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iStock Search Updates

On March 10, 2011 By

New features and new bugs in the iStock search update.

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A look at the iStockphoto site redesign.

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The White Card

On October 22, 2008 By

A popular design element the last few years has been the “white card” style image.  It is basically a person peering over or around a white card, normally a piece of foam core, or posterboard, adjusted to be perfectly white.

This type of image can be used above or beside [...]

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