VisualSteam Announces the Results of its 6th Annual Survey of Creative Pros on Stock

Image Licensing “Free” (CC0) images have burst onto the market with as many creatives using free images as those using microstock. VisualSteam announces the release of its 6th Annual Survey of Creative Pros: Stock Image Licensing. The survey is sent to more than 20,000 art buyers, art directors, art producers, creative directors, photo editors and […]

Copyright Office Fee Increase Survey

Dear DMLA Members and Friends of DMLA: The U.S. Copyright Office has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking announcing fee increases for copyright registration and other services. The proposed fee increases are based on a Study Report released by the U.S. Copyright office. Fee increases for services will be implemented as the U.S. Copyright Office […]

Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 Goes to Sonia Wasco

In the last of our series of last year’s award winners, we look into the dedication of our member, Sonia Wasco, Past President, and still an active volunteer for DMLA.  She was the winner of the first ever DMLA Lifetime Achievement award last year and it was more than well deserved! Most President’s serve their term […]

PHOTO BUYER SURVEY REVEALS STRONG DEMAND FOR QUALITY

Paul Melcher’s review of Visual Steam’s 2015 Buyer’s Survey gives great insight to some of the highlights of this year’s results.  DMLA was one of the sponsors of the survey which always provides a wealth of information to our industry; it is free to all DMLA members.  You can read Paul’s analysis here. Elaine Vitt

PHOTO BUYER SURVEY REVEALS STRONG DEMAND FOR QUALITY

By Paul Melcher Public photo industry surveys are so rare and few that it is always a refreshing exercise to review one when they do come out. VisualSteam just released the 2015 edition of its Art Buyer Survey and it surfaces some interesting trends. Leslie Hughes, VisualSteam’s President and CEO, said, “Art Buyers are frustrated […]