Blog & InfoZone
Welcome to the Visual Connections InfoZone, your one-stop source of information on all aspects of sourcing, licensing, producing and using images and footage.
Explore our treasure trove of articles by respected industry players on topics ranging from copyright and licensing, through productivity tools and tips, to career development. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook, or join our LinkedIn group to be notified when new articles go live.
- The Treasure Hunt Begins Here
- What Deborah and Edward are up to..
- Everybody knows Michael!
- Creating A Conceptual/Fine Art Stock Photo
- Get Colorstock!
- Copyright: what it is and what it protects
- Fair use: when you may use an image without permission
- Licensing: what the different types of licenses mean
- Releases: model and property releases and when you need them
- Orphan works: using images with no contactable copyright owner
If you have a suggestion for a subject you would like to see covered, please let us know.
Check out the latest industry press releases announcing new collections and services for image/footage/art buyers and researchers.
The commissioning editor for our blog is Ellen Herbert of Neat Production, a leading photography professional with experience as an editor, producer, researcher and art director, providing support for creative projects, and producing and directing for a wide array of clients, including non profits, corporates and start-ups.
The InfoZone is kindly sponsored by DMLA (Digital Media Licensing Association), the trade organization in North America that represents the vital interests of stock archives of every size, from individual photographers to large corporations, who license digital media for commercial reproduction.
We are returning to Chicago on Thursday, May 5, 2016 with a one-day expo and program of sessions.
See a review of our most recent expo in New York on October 28,2015.
Join the Visual Connections group on LinkedIn® and get networking!
The late Werner Forman’s images of some of the outstanding Celtic pieces currently on exhibition at the British Museum are available for licensing from Werner Forman Archive.
Visual Connections is drawing artist reps and production companies to its New York 2015 expo at the Metropolitan Pavilion.
Workbook, the leading marketing resource for commercial photographers and illustrators, will be the Principal Sponsor of this year’s Visual Connections Image Expo at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York on October 28.