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Photos.com Closing on March 10, 2014

In some rather surprising move, the Getty owned Photos.com stock site is closing its doors as of March 10, 2014. Essentially all accounts will be transferred to Thinkstock.com – another Getty owned stock agency. What is behind the move? They don’t really say. Perhaps it didn’t add up to have two virtually identical agencies running […]

iStockPhoto Becomes iStock. By Getty Images

In an unexpected move today, iStockPhoto has had a change of name. Not that it is all that different but it certainly signals where things are at now compared to when it was founded. The new name? iStock. With a period. Technically it seems the full name might be “iStock by Getty Images” but no […]

iStockPhoto Increases Vector Uploads

In a great move for vector artists, iStockPhoto has changed it’s tiered upload allowance approach to an all encompassing 999 uploads per week for everyone. This means vector artists can get their portfolio’s online with iStock in rapid time, compared to maybe a couple of years! What iStock HQ Had To Say About It… “Vector […]