Photography

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Best Stock Photo Sites: Getty vs. iStock vs. Shutterstock vs. Bigstock vs Adobe Stock & More

Best Stock Photo Sites Reviewed

Make your brochure or website homepage stand out from your competitors with compelling photos. Royalty-free media on the internet brings up an overwhelming number of services to choose from. Depending upon the type of media you are looking to serve (photos, illustrations, vector art, audio, video) and the usage license you require, the sheer number of stock image companies can be daunting. So let’s break it down and help you find the best stock images for your needs…

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Best Photo Editing Software: Adobe Lightroom vs Photoshop vs Gimp vs Picasa vs iPhoto

Macbook and camera: Best Photo Editing Software

Everyone seems to be a great photographer these days thanks to the smartphone in their pockets and online image editors. Instagram made everyone feel like a pro by allowing for quick and easy filters (Lo-Fi, X-Pro or maybe MayFair?) to be applied to any pic you take. But, while Instagram may have started the trend, it also raised people’s desires for more professional looking photos for every situation. Smartphones put more high quality cameras in people’s pockets than ever before which has contributed to making the photo editing space super crowded with services to enhance, edit and share those pics. With so many photo editing software to choose from, ranging from free to high-end, it can be tough to know which one is best for you. We’ll take a look at the best picture editing software including pricing and pros and cons for each one…

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Getty Images Review: Does This Powerhouse Live Up To Its Reputation?

Getty screenshot (caption: Getty Images Review)

Getty Images is arguably the largest and most well-known stock photography agency in the world. This company has a huge collection of premium conceptual media and exclusively licensed, high-res art that’s perfect for traditional media on a multinational scale. Does Getty Images live up to its prestigious reputation? And is Getty Images the best bet for your stock photography needs?…

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Interview With Grant Farhall, GM at iStock

Grant Farhall, GM at iStock

We got the chance to interview their General Manager, Grant Farhall who peeled back the curtain a little for an inside look into the company. He also shares more about his background and role at iStock. Read on to learn what sets iStock apart from its competitors and some pro tips on how to search more efficiently for stock photos so you can find what you’re looking for faster…

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Bigstock Reviews: Our Favorite Stock Photo Site

Bigstock reviews

Bigstock is a useful stock photography site with affordable packages. It specializes in photographs, illustrations, and vectors. With over 17 million royalty free images, it can meet almost any stock photo needs. In fact, in addition to being our #1 pick, we also put our money where our mouth is: at We Rock Your Web we use Bigstock for most of our website’s photos and have experienced excellent customer service. Great service along with a user-friendly website and large selection of affordable images are just of the few reasons why we think Bigstock has an edge on the competition…

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iStock Review: Top Stock Photo Pick?

istock review

iStock was the first microstock agency when it was founded in 2000 and had no real competition for 3 years. It has been the go-to site to buy and sell stock photos and is still a leading competitor today. Now owned by Getty Images, iStock is known for its variety of images, unique features, and payment options…

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Depositphotos Review: Affordable Stock Photos, Vector Images & Videos

Depositphotos on phone, screen and tablet

Need high-resolution, top-notch stock photos, images or videos on a regular basis but don’t want to spend a fortune? Thanks to Depositphotos and its talented contributors from all over the globe, you can find the visual you need to help tell the story of your business without looking cheesy or unoriginal. Learn more about Depositphotos’ wide-range of photography, visual images and videos in our in-depth review that includes a company overview, pricing info, pros and cons and more…

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Best Free Stock Photo Sites: Pixabay vs Unsplash vs FreeImages

Stock photo website on computer screen

If you’re looking for images online, the selection, quality and price are better than ever. There are dozens of websites which offer royalty-free photos at no cost to you. You can create content for your company’s blogs, websites and other marketing materials without breaking the bank. There are many places to search for images and deciding which websites are worth using and what each offers can be tricky. Luckily, we’ve used and reviewed some of the best free stock photo sites on the web so you can get to downloading picture perfect images in no time…

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