CEPIC STOCK PHOTO AWARDS OPEN TO DMLA MEMBERS

  The second edition of the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards is organized in cooperation with the agency East News (Poland). The purpose of the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards is to support traditional stock photography and defend the right of photographers to receive fair compensation for their work. Members of CEPIC and DMLA and professional photographers cooperating […]

BING’S NEW WIDGET

Many of our members are as concerned as we are about the recent Bing Image Widget that launched August 22, 2014. This tool is marketed to internet users and encourages website publishers to enhance their websites and embed a panel of images on their website that are selected from using the Bing Image Search.  There is […]

CEPIC Congress 2014 in Berlin

  by Cathy Aron, PACA Executive Director The CEPIC Congress was held this year in Berlin, a city of many contrasts. From the beauty of the forests, rivers and parks that take up much of the land to the remnants and reminders of the Berlin Wall and the Holocaust Memorial, you are constantly reminiscent of […]

Vital Imagery Ltd. announces acquisition of Clipart.com and AnimationFactory.com.

Vital Imagery Ltd., a leader in the online graphics subscription services, announced today that it has acquired Clipart.com and AnimationFactory.com from Getty Images. These pioneering websites offer royalty-free clipart, 3D images and animations, photos, photo objects, Microsoft PowerPoint templates, fonts, as well as video backgrounds, e-mail and web page backgrounds for use in commercial and […]

CEPIC submits EU antitrust complaint against Google Images

PACA, along with the other U.S. associations mentioned below, joined this antitrust complaint as there was no viable option here in the United States for fighting Google’s revised search engine results.  Due to our less restrictive anti-trust laws and favorable decisions for Google in 9th circuit, bringing a similar case against Google stateside would be […]

Photographic Community Deems Instagram Terms Too Far-Reaching

The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), joined by National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), The Digital Media Licensing Association (PACA), American Photographic Artists (APA), This Week in Photography (TWiP), Professional Photographers of America (PPA), Coordination of European Picture Agencies Stock, Press and Heritage (CEPIC), Graphic Artists Guild (GAG) and American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP), […]