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.
- Storm-chasing: Part 2 with Evan Ludes
- Weather-Chasing Champions: StormStock and Framed By Nature - Part One
- Where® ? Haines Wilkerson Shows Us
- An Agency for All Seasons
- FREELANCING: 2 YEARS, $230,000+ AND 9 BIG LESSONS LATER
- 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.
Join us at the Metropolitan Pavilion on Wednesday, October 28 for a great program of sessions and an inspiring line-up of exhibitors. This year we are delighted to have Workbook as our Principal Sponsor.
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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.
ACSIL Footage Expo to include NBCUniversal, Shutterstock, WGBH, Getty, WNET/Thirteen, Corbis, VideoBlocks, Associated Press, ABC News Videosource.
Royalty free stock image agency Novel Expression and Jenn LeBlanc of Illustrated Romance are launching the Exclusive Jenn LeBlanc for Novel Expression collection.