Pico Images Crowdsources Stock Photography – Two Advertising Art Directors Team Up To Disrupt the Stock Industry
A new player in the crowd sourcing trend launched earlier this month. Advertising creatives Cassandra Nguyen and Grazina Snipas are offering a new way to find custom photography with their site. Pico Images will connect users looking for specific photographs with just about anyone that can use a camera.
This is a very interesting turn for Yahoo for two reasons. The first is that Yahoo seems serious about updating Flickr and keeping it fresh. Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, this may give indication of Flickr’s future; is Flickr going to be even more tailored to amateurs now, or do they have something else up their sleeve for professionals? Is iPhoneography going to take over the existing collection on the site?
Well, Lightroom 4 is barely even a year old yet and already we have Lightroom 5, yes not Lightroom 5 beta – full blown (as in finished) Lightroom 5. Adobe announced earlier this evening that the latest version of their popular image management and editing tool has been released.
Snapchat, the self-destructing picture messenger app, seems to be heading towards monetization according to a recent report on TechCrunch. That report also talks about Snapchat in the middle of raising more funding in the range of 100 million with a valuation as high as 1 billion.
25 year-old journalism graduate didn’t originally set out to create Local People With Their Arms Crossed. Now it’s the internet’s newest Tumblr darling.
To say that we did not see this coming is a bit of a fib, but to see something like this so soon is what is surprising to me. In case you had not heard, the Chicago Sun-Times in one foul swoop cut their entire photography staff and are now training their reporters on Iphone Photography.
Yesterday we told you about Yahoo announcing the new Flickr. A completely redesigned layout and interface designed to bring the former king of Image sharing into the modern era of the internet. As I noted in that article I am very happy with the layout and design changes, I feel like they have taken a great step forward for the site – hopefully the first of many.
Well, it’s finally here. Just 13 short months after the release of Lightroom 4.0, the beta download of Adobe Lightroom 5 has just been announced. The question is, how does it compare to Lightroom 4? Is it worth downloading? Is the beta version stable? Will it be worth buying when it is finally released?
Welcome to the inaugural episode of “Our Week in 90 Seconds” the weekly video where we will talk about the biggest news to across our desks during the week. This week was all about NAB, at least as far as gear news goes.
Istockphoto founder Bruce Livingstone has just launched a new artist owned stock photography company. Right off the bat what sets this stock photography co-op apart from others is the 50/50 split of the royalties, other stock photo businesses like Getty Images take an 80/20 split.
Canon has just announced their next generation of Rebel DSLR camera bodies, the EOS T5i and the EOS SL1. Both cameras are built around a brand-new 18 megapixel sensor, which implies that the image quality will be noticeably better than both the 7D and the 60D.
People who pre-ordered the new Nikon D7100 were happy to hear that the newest Adobe Camera RAW 7.4 release candidate would have support for the soon to be available D7100. It was listed as one of the cameras that would be supported through the release.