Microstock industry news and updates

Corbis Images Buyout Out – What Does It Mean

Read the press release on the Veer & Corbis Images buyout and see what that will mean if you are a contributor.

Pixels.com rebranding for FineArtAmerica Products in 2016

For contributors logging in to either Pixels.com or FineArtAmerica.com, you will no doubt find the following press release. But if you don’t log in for some time you may miss it, so we have it available for you here. The basic gist is that Pixels.com is going to become a bigger player, and FineArtAmerica.com will […]

2014 Black Friday Microstock Deals

The 2014 Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping period is here, and so are the great deals. We have listed below some of the best deals going around to get discounts on stock photos, vectors and more. We also have an amazing offer for photography tutorials from Photography Concentrate, providers of great online video training. […]

Microstock Man Grows Up in 2014

2013 saw amazing growth for our website, Microstock Man. It seems more people than ever are thinking of selling their photos, videos and graphic designs online as stock. We were of course, thrilled with the growth in traffic and loyal readers. As such, we wondered what could be done to better improve the experience from […]

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 […]

Pond5 Now Accepting Stock Vectors

In news that has slipped rather quietly by this week, stock agency Pond5 has begun accepting direct uploads of vectors. In the past they accepted raster (jpg) versions of vectors but not the actual vector file itself (eps). Of course this was strange and put many people off. But now, finally, they have implemented selling […]