All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘stock photos’

Here’s a Tribute to Some Great Directors Made Entirely with Stock Footage

I’m not sure what this says, if anything, about modern directing and/or the quality of stock imagery – but I like it. Shutterstock, giant purveyor of stock photography, video footage, and music, has decided to use some of its assets to construct some pretty cool tributes to a handful of famous directors. Yes, the video you’re about to see was …

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Adobe Acquires Stock Photo Service Fotolia For Creative Cloud Integration

Adobe announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire stock photo service Fotolia, which it will integrate into Adobe Creative Cloud. The idea is that it can give users the ability to easily purchase images right from the product There are currently over 34 million of them to choose from. Adobe is paying $800 million in cash for …

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Crappy Stock Photography Gets the Anthem It Deserves

In my job and many jobs like it, stock photography is one of those necessary evils. Sure, the images are corny and contrived, but sometimes you just gotta use them. Often, we will spend time browsing stock photo services, simply looking for the most ridiculous images available. Seriously, if you have access to any stock photo service, it’s worth your …

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Awesome Music Video Relies on Stock Footage, Photoshop

The award for best use of a bunch of stock footage goes to NYC indie band Darwin Deez and their frontman Darwin Smith, who has created a mini-masterpiece by implanting himself in various stock scenes. Darwin holding a horse with a bride on it? You got it. Darwin standing in the background as woman smiles with earmuffs on? Yep. Check …

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Google Drive Gets Thousands Of New Stock Photos

Remember back in August, when Google was calling on Google Drive users to select the ThinkStock images they liked best, so they could expand their selection of stock images? Well, Google has now added the selected photos, and there are 5,000 of them. “Thanks to your suggestions, 5,000 new photos of nature, weather, animals, sports, food, education, technology, music and …

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Google Drive Users Could Soon Have Access To Pictures Like These

Google apparently has a deal with stock image bank ThinkStock, and is calling on users to select the ThinkStock images they like best, to expand the stock photo selection on Google Drive. These photos, will be able to be used by Google Drive users in documents and presentations, for free. “When you’re creating a document or a presentation to share …

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