Tag: licensing

Shutterstock and Greenlight Team Up Taps on Commercial Value of Editorial Photos

Shutterstock announced its newest partnership with rights clearance and licensing agency Greenlight, who represents the estates of historical icons of all fields, like Marilyn Monroe o Martin Luther King, and specialises in negotiating licenses for ...

Adobe adds Video to their integrated Adobe Stock offer

As part of their overall update to the Creative Clouds apps, Adobe announced the addition of video content submitted through their subsidiary Fotolia by thousands of contributors from around the globe to their Adobe Stock offer they started with ...

Envato launches “Unstock” a Collection of Authentic Images

Envato, the platform for exchange of creative elements from illustrations to WordPress templates, has just announced a new collection of stock images, called "Unstock". You can find more authentic stock agencies in our top list here! Authentic ...

Shutterstock expands Music offer and Expands Editorial Focus with Rex Features Acquisition

As we had covered last year, Shutterstock has started a new Music section aside its existing Image and Video offers. Today, Shutterstock announced the expansion of that offer with a service they acquired. In addition, Shutterstock is expanding its ...

MotionElements adds music to its offer

As has been announced by Singapore based MotionElements, the agency has now opened another service, offering royalty free audio files and music to its clients. The offer reaches from small sound effects like a car driving by which can be licensed ...

How to sell 50.000 Mobile Stock Photos – Interview with Fotolia

Do mobile stock photos really sell? Can I use a photo from a smartphone in a advertisement or on my social channels? Is the quality good enough to use it in print campaigns? I was skeptical as well but I have start selling my images via the Fotolia ...

Getty Images ends co-operating with Flickr – whats next? Mobile!

Getty announces end of cooperation with Flickr As Getty Images announced to its contributors, it will end the cooperation with Flickr after the five year contract runs out. In the past years, Flickr had sourced content from amateur and ...

Pond5 offers free Plugin for Adobe Premiere Pro CC

The leading market place for royalty free video clips, Pond5, has announced its launch for a new plugin for the Premiere Pro CC software by Adobe. Up to now, when editing a video project including royalty free media from licensing platforms like ...

5 Steps how to protect your Stock Photos

Whether you are a buyer or a contributor to stock photo agencies you will want to protect your stock photos from others. As a contributor you will want to protect your photos from being downloaded and used by third parties either for free or without ...

Do i buy a copyright of a stock photo or how do that work?

If you are a new user of stock photography agencies and the images sold on these sites, a few basic lessons are helpful to ensure you use the photos that you bought correctly.  Stock photography agencies are a great way to get quality images fast ...