will find stock photos of animals, flowers and plants,
landscapes, nature and wildlife along with stock
photos from many countries.
you are using stock photos in your daily work you
should take a look at Stock
Photo News. (See also below).
from Stock Photo News,
STOCK PHOTO NEWS No. 16
The first Modern eZine combining Stock Photography
September 2003 (Read more at www.StockPhotoNews.com )
PHOTOGRAPHIC PICTURES AND YOUR MARKETING
Photos are important parts of your marketing. The
- to document your offers
- to signal positive acceptance of what you are displaying
- to function as eye catchers
- to bring the buyers in a general positive mood.
In such a way photographic pictures have other functions
than creative art and illustrations which are not
At the same time it is important to acknowledge, that
pictures are not selling your offers isolated. It is
copy that sells your service or goods.
In some cases free clip art will do the work for you.
Especially with small print runs and local distribution
your advertisement. But in larger professional work
should definitely go for stock pictures from pro picture
agencies with good pro photos in photo libraries.
There are many advantages of the photo libraries
- The pictures in a photo library are not used by
business, so the money spend on each photo gives your
some image of exclusivity.
- You will have access to huge quantities of high
- You will have professional support for your requests
ideas of the images in mind.
- You will have the possibility to contact specialist
picture agencies, like Biofoto which are especially
for the kind of picture area they are covering, like
photography or wildlife photos.
Nowadays many picture galleries are to be find on
Be aware of that the typical picture agency only has
smaller selection of the pictures online accessible
your search. So supplement your picture research by
the picture editors of the photo agency to help expand
THE INCREASING FILE SIZE OF STOCK PHOTOS
Alamy is now requesting their photographers to deliver
less than 48MB picture files for submissions, what
they are scanned films or outputs from digital cameras.
Photodisc now offers larger image formats to allow
of key details or print outs in 'bedspread size'. Images
are available in 100MB, 200MB and 300MB. See
your Image Search at Stock Photos from A to Z at