Tag Archives: stock photo

Color Photography from Russia in the Early 1900’s

The photographs of Russian chemist and photographer, Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii, show Russia on the eve of World War I and the coming of the revolution. From 1909-1912 and again in 1915, Prokudin-Gorskii travelled across the Russian Empire, documenting life, landscapes and the work of Russain people. His images were to be a photographic survey of […]

Stock Photography is like the Gold Rush. And that didn’t end well.

Daryl Lang at PDN reported that Getty Images is shutting down its wholly-owned stock division. This division was staffed by researchers, producers and photographers who shot specific themes which were considered to be trendy or evergreen (e.g. a NASCAR-like racetrack shoot without logos or other IP problems). The intent was to own the images outright […]

Getty Images Comments on Creative Stock Layoffs

Updated October 21 (see below) This afternoon, photographer Greg Ceo wrote on his blog that Getty Images is shutting down its wholly owned creative stock operation. Ceo is a Getty contributor, so he’s in a position to know. Getty isn’t giving out any layoff numbers, but confirms some sort of restructuring is taking place. In […]