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[OM] Re: iStock

Subject: [OM] Re: iStock
From: Chris Crawford <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 15:50:02 -0600
This post is a perfect example of the value of a work ethic. You are too
lazy to prepare and send in a CD, so you get paid pennies for your work.
I've found in life that those who are willing to work generally do better
than those who won't...thanks for proving that for me.


-- 
Chris Crawford
Photography & Graphic Design
Santa Fe, New Mexico

http://www.chriscrawfordphoto.com

http://www.plumpatrin.com  Something the world NEEDS.



On 8/28/07 2:58 PM, "Nathan Wajsman" <nathan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> Prompted by some of these exchanges, I have today signed up with
> iStock; I uploaded my 3 images and am now waiting for the acceptance.
> I have been on Alamy for a while, but I suppose the kind of images I
> make do not sell well there. But even more annoying is the archaic
> interface--until they see fit to give you upload "privileges" you are
> forced to submit images by mailing them CDs or DVDs. Totally 19th
> century. Compared to this, iStock is a breath of fresh air.
> 
> As for those who bemoan the new business models--they can stay on
> their high horse. The market for stock photography has changed, and
> trying to charge $500 for a generic stock image today is akin to King
> Canute sitting on the beach and ordering the tide to stop. He got wet
> feet.
> 
> Nathan
> 
> On 28-aug-2007, at 14:31, Garth Wood wrote



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