Update on Richard Prince, Appropriation and Copyright Infringement

Remember our piece awhile back on appropriation and Richard Prince? http://www.visualconnections.com/blog/the-apotheosis-of-appropriation-richard-prince/ The court cast would appear to be heating up again. To recap: From PetaPixel: In 2014, controversial artist Richard Prince had an exhibit of reappropriated Instagram images at the Gagosian Gallery in NYC, selling the prints for up to $100k each. He sought no …


What to Know About Media Licensing

Earlier this year, Pond5, in partnership with Association of Clearance and Research Professionals (CLEAR) hosted a panel in Los Angeles called “The Current and Future State of Media Licensing” for Media Professionals curious about how the swift evolution of media is changing the landscape for clearances and licensing. A panel of experts was assembled to represent …


Tales by Light

Wildlife photographers must get the best air-miles; not only that, they get to go and see, in person, the natural wonders of the world. Luckily for us, they bring records back for us armchair explorers; so that, after a day of commuting, or cubicle-dwelling, or whatever we do to make a living, we can imagine …


Finding Creativity Using Stock Photography.

By Nuno Silva (VP Of Product Stocksy United) While working at a stock photography agency it’s always impressive to see how images are being used, how your customers are interpreting visual trends, and how they’re using photography to communicate creatively. At Stocksy we’ve been fortunate to work with some very talented creatives who have learned …


What Deborah and Edward are up to..

VISUAL CONNECTIONS Founder/Partner Deborah Free shares some insights along with partner Edward Leigh into the strategy both past and future of Visual Connections. How did you come to running Visual Connections? I started in the industry by running a stock agency called Natural Selection. I left that in 1998, and then I worked as a …


What is new with The Workbook?

This year, Visual Connections is pleased to partner with The Workbook. Thought we would take a minute to chat with Bill Daniels, Workbook CEO about The Workbook and their staying power – 37 years plus! VC: Workbook has been around for a long time. Tell us about your history. Bill Daniels, Workbook CEO: First let …