Getty Images announces Portraiture Photography contest
Getty Images is helping a lot of photographers make money by exposing their photography to companies and people who need beautiful imagery. The service has decided to give back something, so it has announced the Contour by Getty Images Portrait Prize, which will award $10,000 to the Portraiture Photography contest winner.
HTC and Getty Images launch Inside Street Football exhibition
HTC is doing its best to promote the camera found on its latest flagship Android-powered smartphone, called One. The latest Ultrapixel campaign consists of an exhibition called Inside Street Football. The company has partnered with several Getty Images photographers, who have captured amazing street photography.
Getty Images announces contest for photojournalism grants
Applications for Getty Images’s 2013 Grants for Editorial Photography are now open. Participants have until May 1 to send in 20-25 images, and a 500 word description of the project proposal. This year, five photojournalists will be selected to receive grants of $10,000 each.
Photographer quits Getty Images following CafePress mess
Getty Images has a “Royalty Free” agreement with CafePress. The former is allowing the latter to borrow photos from unaware photographers without paying any fees. This fact has been discovered by Remi Thornton, who subsequently decided to quit the stock photo agency, Getty Images, and take his pictures elsewhere.
iStockphoto creator announces revolutionary Stocksy photo service
Bruce Livingstone became a popular internet figure after founding iStockphoto. He sold the stock photo service to Getty Images about seven years ago, but he is back with a new platform, which promises to reshape the industry. The new image service is called Stocksy and it is the first of its kind to put the photographers above all things.
Google Drive users get 5,000 photos as part of Getty Images deal
Several weeks ago, Google announced that Drive users will get access to five thousand photos, soon. Up until now, it remained unknown from where did Google get the photos, but an iStock user discovered that it is all part of a controversial licensing deal with Getty Images.