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Photographers Are Taken Advantage of, and Enough is Enough

Like chameleons, we photographers change with our environment to survive and thrive. It's inspiring to see the way we have risen to new and ever-evolving challenges in the industry. Yet, photographers are being taken advantage of now more than ever.

Profoto Goes Public, Reveals Financials for First Time

After over half a century as a privately-held business, the Swedish lighting company Profoto went public today, listing its shares on the Nasdaq Stockholm stock exchange. As a public company, Profoto is now required to publicly disclose its financial performance for the first time.

What’s Really Behind Getty Images’ Acquisition of Unsplash

It was so close to the first of April, it sounded like an April’s fool hoax: the gentle freedom-loving all sharing company would be selling to the greedy capitalistic money-making titan. Or, in other words, Getty Images was acquiring Unsplash. The two unlikely partners officially became at the end of April, sending ripples through the stock photography world and beyond.

Unsplash is Being Acquired by Getty Images

Unsplash has announced that as of today it is being acquired by Getty Images. In a blog post, Unsplash's founder Mikael Cho says that it will continue to operate as a standalone brand inside of Getty and that the free content model won't be changing.

Four Ways to Make Money With Timelapse Photography

Shooting timelapse is certainly a lot of fun, but trying to sell them and make money is an entirely separate story. So that leads to the question: how can you monetize the planning, time spent shooting, and the effort of editing hundreds or thousands of pictures into extra income or maybe a new career?

Kodak CEO Got Options and Trading Surged Day Before News Sent Stock Up

Kodak's stock price has gone on quite a roller coaster ride over the past week after the company announced a $765M US loan to pivot into generic drug production. But it's not just the price people are talking about -- unusual trading activity and a stock option grant to Kodak's CEO are also making headlines.

Kodak Stock Rockets Over 2,000% in 48 Hours on Drug Pivot News

If you were an investor in Kodak prior to this week, you're probably grinning from ear to ear right now. After news emerged yesterday that Kodak is doing a major pivot into drug manufacturing with a $765M loan from the US government, mom-and-pop investors are now piling into KODK, sending the stock soaring over 2,000%.

Is This the End of Microstock Photography?

For those who are anywhere near the microstock photography industry, you may have noticed that there is a lot of shouting going on at the moment about the latest release from Shutterstock.