stock photography

One-time Flickr rival 500px acquired by the Getty of China, VCG

500px, the photo-sharing site that once proposed to take on Flickr and Getty, has been acquired by Visual China Group (VCG), a strategic investor in 500px via previous financings. A publicly-traded im

Unsplash raises $7.25M to bring cryptocurrency to its free, curated photo platform

Unsplash is rethinking the way photography gets distributed and monetized, and today it’s announcing a $7.25 million Series A to fund those efforts. The site actually started as a side project f

VideoBlocks goes beyond moving pictures and announces its stock photo marketplace

VideoBlocks made a name for itself a few years ago when it launched its subscription-based stock video service and — later on — a members-only marketplace for buying one-off clips, too.

Shutterstock adds an image editor to unstock your stock photos

Stock photo site Shutterstock has been around since 2003 but now the stock photo site gotten an 21s century upgrade. The site now has a built in photo editor that lets you create clever graphics on th

VideoBlocks wants stock media to keep it real, launches “The Authentic Collection”

VideoBlocks, the stock media company that gives subscribers unlimited access to its catalog of images, videos and audio clips for an annual subscription, wants stock media to look less whitewashed an

Stock photo and video marketplace Pond5 brings on a new CEO, ex-Web.com COO Jason Teichman

Pond5– a marketplace for stock photography, videos and other digital content– has appointed a new CEO and board director, former Web.com COO Jason Teichman, the company announced today. Po

EyeEm’s Algorithms Are Learning What Makes A Photo Great

With its collection on Getty Images, photosharing startup EyeEm has blurred the line between professional photography and the casual shooting we all do that most smartphones have decent cameras and my

Instacanvas Rebrands As Twenty20, Launches Stock Photography Service

Last April, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/09/instacanvas-launches-global-marketplace-for-instagram-prints/">Instacanvas launched</a> as an easy way to print photos from <a title="Instag

EyeEm, ‘Europe’s Instagram,’ Picks Up $6M To Build Out Its Visual Search Engine And Crowdsourced Stock Photo Service

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.eyeem.com">EyeEm</a>, the free Berlin-based iOS, Android and Windows Phone photo app that has at times been referred to as the "Instagram of Europe," is today annou