Stock Footage News – January 2010

As is pretty typical this time of year, most of the stock agencies are behind in reviews… some more than others.  Over the Christmas and New Years holidays reviews slow to a trickle and fall behind.  It usually takes most agencies about a month to catch up.  As of January […] Read more »

Stock Footage 2009

A new year, heck a new decade has come.  Where does the time go? For stock footage in 2009 there were a few significant changes to existing agencies, but overall not a lot changed.  A few new agencies have showed up, but none of which I would personally consider submitting […] Read more »

The World of Stock Footage

Many photographers are starting to look towards expanding their portfolio into the world of Stock Footage. Indeed, cameras like the Canon 7D, Canon 5D Mark II, Nikon D5000 and Pentax K-X have blurred the lines between still and motion picture taking. Microstock Footage is not a new industry, however.  It’s […] Read more »

Creating a new Stock Footage Site

Being the outspoken person that I am, I run into a LOT of people who either run existing Stock Footage sites, or they are starting up new ones.  And I give them tons of (sometimes unsolicited) advice from my perspective.  And not just the perspective of an artist who is […] Read more »

What’s missing in Stock Footage?

It seems that just about every week there is a new stock footage site popping up.  Lots of people/companies think they can get into the game and make money…  Perhaps they can, but you need a niche and you need to spend a LOT of money on marketing. If you […] Read more »