Thursday, June 19, 2008
PhotoShelter Announces 'Shoot! The Day' Global Event
PhotoShelter Industry Survey: Buyers Are Bored
Through its industry survey, PhotoShelter uncovered stock photo buyer discontent, with nearly 75% of respondents indicating they have seen all the content currently available through major channels. Buyers indicated the worst categories in stock photography, in terms of quality and breadth of available imagery, were healthcare (87.7%), multicultural and diversity lifestyle (86.1%), senior citizens lifestyle (85.6%) and consumer technology and products (84.4%). The full results are available at the School of Stock (www.http://blog.photoshelter.com/school).
PhotoShelter is an online photo community where 32,000 of the world's photographers find new opportunities and liberation from the traditional model of selling their work.
The PhotoShelter Collection is a global stock photography marketplace where photographers from 130 different countries contribute over 4,000 new images daily for rights-managed and royalty-free licensing. Through PhotoShelter, photographers keep an unprecedented 70% of every sale, compared to the industry standard of 35%. The Collection provides image buyers with a freshness that results when accomplished pros and undiscovered hobbyists share their distinct perspectives in an edited collection designed to add diversity and authenticity to any project.
PhotoShelter Personal Archive is the leading online solution that enables independent photographers to succeed in selling their images directly to clients. Personal Archive provides state-of-the-art tools for image storage and protection, searchable galleries and slideshows and ecommerce capabilities for easy website integration and instant online sales of prints and licenses. A true solution designed to make the business of photography easier to manage - Personal Archive offers security, global accessibility, and advanced marketing tools so photographers can make their images work harder for them.
To join our community, visit www.photoshelter.com.
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