For the thousands who buy and sell photos, the rules are changing again as Adobe links its software to its own stock-art site. Next up: an upstream connection so photographers can contribute works to the marketplace.
Bruce Livingstone, a pioneer of Internet-based stock-art sales, is launching a new venture even has his original company struggles with some disgruntled photographers.
Adobe will become more of a marketplace with its Fotolia service for buying and selling stock photos, videos and illustrations. Have a say whether you like it in our newest survey.
The company now tallies 3.45 million Creative Cloud customers, but the average subscriber is paying less. Adobe says the acquisition of Fotolia should improve its financial picture.
A company that had specialized in royalty-free imagery sales now offers music, too. The reason: more licensing revenue from its video-licensing business.
Attackers can use the "Covert Redirect" vulnerability in both open-source log-in systems to steal your data and redirect you to unsafe sites.
The online photo-licensing companies have disrupted the traditional stock-art business, and more changes are afoot as Stocksy gets a new CEO, Getty ends its Flickr partnership, and more iPhone photo apps arrive.
A new entrant in the stock-image market seems likely to find a niche with a business model that returns more license revenue to photographers.
Facebook will pay to let advertisers use Shutterstock's photos and illustrations in a deal emblematic of the stock-photo business' spread across the online publishing world.
Expansion is key to iStockphoto and its parent company, Getty Images. A new Vetta video collection launching today leads the charge, but it's not the only new category on the way.