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GeoStockPhoto: The Marketplace for Geotagged Photos

Introducing a new and interesting agency to the stock photo community today: GeoStockPhoto. Geotagging isn’t all that new (flickr have been doing it for a decade), but using geo-tags (latitude and longitude embedded in each file) to help image-buyers find and purchase images certainly is. It’s something I hear from designers quite often that they’d […]
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Filesize and Resolution of Images Distributed for Microstock

Just a quick reference post to share some charts showing the most common file sizes and resolutions of images (photos and illustrations) distributed by Microstock contributors through picWorkflow. File sizes of JPEG images distributed to microstock agencies Interesting to see that 80% of files are 10meg or less, and on a steep curve. Whereas the […]
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Upload Speeds for 47 Microstock Agencies

I’ve been putting together a dataset to estimate wait times in the picWorkflow upload queues, and pulled out some data about the rates of agency’s FTP server receiving speeds. As expected, the agencies who accept footage have much faster connections than those who don’t, though a shameful showing from the networks of some of the […]
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picWorkflow gets image stats, free distribution and more…

The first phase of picWorkflow’s stats tools are now live on the site. There’s more to come, but already the stats tools can be used to improve your portfolio metadata, to distribute your images to more agencies, and to find out where your images may have problems and how to solve them. Agency Distribution Statistics […]
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TOP 1000 Stock Photo Buyer’s Searches – THE List

I’m finally getting a decent dataset together to answer the burning question: What are stock photo buyers searching for? Here are THE top 1000 searches made by stock photography buyers over the last 6 months to 2 years. This data, and whatever else I can gleam from the various datasets I have (around half a […]
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Lightroom Plugin: Export to 19 Microstock Sites

You can now export from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to upto 19 microstock photography agencies via picWorkflow using the picWorkflow Lightroom Export plugin. Download picWorkflow Lightroom Export Plugin The picWorkflow Export Plugin for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom makes it faster and easier than ever before to transfer your images from your hard-drive to upto 19 microstock photography […]
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Introducing picWorkflow for Stock Photographers

picWorkflow provides image-management and distribution services for stock photographers. It’s my replacement to iSyndica, and although the core service is essentially the same, I’m planning to provide a whole lot more. The goal is to do everything possible to help your photography business run smoothly and efficiently. Upload your images, easily set and change their […]
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