[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.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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