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#1 Giles


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Posted 09 July 2008 - 12:27 PM


If you are a photographer with high-quality images posted on Yahoo’s Flickr service, you may soon get an e-mail inviting you to become a paid contributor to Getty Images, the world’s largest distributor of pictures and video.

I am sure some people won't like this and some may take full advantage of it.
I am considering setting up a new username just for this.

Interesting thoug thats for sure !

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 02:01 PM

That is interesting....surprised Getty is doing it though not iStock as one of the comments states

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Posted 26 July 2008 - 06:25 AM

This thread has been up for a while, so I'm late to the party (as usual) :blink:

My understanding of this deal is that Getty invites people to join them via their Photographer's Choice mechanism. Essentially they look at your Flickr work to do preliminary screening, but in the end you pay them $50.00 per image to list. On the one hand you then have the Power of Getty's Online MarketingTM working for you, but you are not becoming a contracted Getty photographer shooting for their house collections, you have become a small additional revenue stream for them.
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