Stock Photography with Jonathon Ross

Are you wondering what to do, or not to do, with your stunning portraits, art or wedding photos? If you haven ’t been to a stock seminar in the last year, times have changed. Hear how stock is being created, marketed, and paid for in today’s market.

Join us in welcoming (and milking!) Jonathon Ross of Andersen Ross Photography. Jonathon is part-owner of the Blend Images cooperative stock agency, an ethnic diversity based lifestyle imagery specialist agency. Jonathon is also represented by Getty, Jupiter, Corbis, Alamy (and a multitude of other) stock agencies. A generous speaker, he will share his thoughts on the changing and growing market of Stock Photography. Jonathon is experienced with all of the recent phases of the business including participating in rights managed, royalty free, assignment stock, owning a stock agency and hiring shooters himself. If you are interested in learning more about stock photography, don’t miss this rare opportunity.

Who: Professional photographers
Date: Once you RSVP. But know it’s very SOON!
Time: 6:30 Potluck. Yum yum.
6:45 Jeff LaPlante presents PUG news (Pictage Users Group). Non-members welcome!
7:15 Jonathon presents
Location: Janet Klinger Photography. Address provided to those who RSVP.
Cost: Free

RSVP: (limited to the first 40 who RSVP)

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  • Janet Klinger’s Photography Blog » Blog Archive » Jonathon Ross Rocks. And Sticks and Stones - […] So here’s Jonathon, Mr Diversity himself. He’s represented at the big agencies , having toes in rights managed, royalty free, and his own stock agency, Blend Images. Reluctantly, he’s even considering micro stock shops. Having shared this with a sigh and slightly shaking head, we were all shaken when up- pops a momentarily sheepish (but ultimately articulate) Chad Bridwell. “I’m with one of “those” micro stock agencies”, Chad states a bit nervously, as if anticipating the pounce of a group of 30. Still physically intact and building confidence, he explains the positive side of receiving $1 per image. $1 thirty times in a month is still $30. The “big boys” with fotolia are making “big bucks”. I felt like I was having Déjà vu. Eight to ten years ago at an ASMP presentation we were comparing royalty free vs. traditional rights managed stock agencies. Jonathon was then in Chad’s shoes, feeling perhaps like the outcasted “bad guy” who was challenging tradition. Jonathon represented the guy making “big bucks” which was a far cry from what the traditional stock shooters were making. I assure you, Jonathon wasn’t then and isn’t now loosing sleep over how to pay bills. […] ReplyCancel