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iStockphoto is currently having downtime and is unavailable because they’re putting into place their new pricing/credit/purchase scheme.  At the time of this writing, I believe it’s been down about 9 hours so far.  If you’re needing an alternative for licensing royalty free stock photos, may I offer some alternatives?

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Autumn is almost here,  and that means it’s almost time to disguise your children and send them out into the streets foraging for chocolates and sweets.  Of course, Halloween is coming!  Today, I’m going to show how to put together a spooky front door for the Trick-Or-Treaters for a few bucks.  You can Continue Reading

Every now and then, I like to take a break from image work and do a little scripting.  I see a lot of buyer and contributor confusion over all the changes coming to iStockphoto, so I put together this calculator in javascript.

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iStockphoto made an announcement to contributors today, and it’s sure to make some buyers happy, some buyers angry, most, if not all, contributors angry, and pretty much everyone confused.  You can read the announcement here: http://www.istockphoto.com/forum_messages.php?threadid=362716

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Now Licensing At Canva.com

On September 2, 2014 By

There’s a cool new web based design tool on the block, and it’s called Canva!  This Australia based website gives beginning through advanced designers a way to design online without using complex desktop tools, combining stock photography and other elements to come up with an end product without going overboard on cost.

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Summer is winding down, and the eyes in the sports world are not on professional teams or players, but the Little League World Series, along with its star female pitcher.  Coincidentally, I’m featuring a new image series, which is exclusively on Stocksy United featuring a youth baseball team.

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Time For Football Season

On August 13, 2014 By

Was that the crunch of leaves I heard?  The smell of bonfires?  The taste of pumpkin beer?  We must be coming upon Autumn, and that, of course, means football time here in America!  Today I just wanted to go back and highlight some of my past stock images that would be great for advertising during [...]

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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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