Dominique James, Photographer

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Getty Images’ Flickr licensing deal reaches 1/2 million images

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Half-a-million amazing photo images later:

Getty Images’ scheme for licensing images from the photo sharing site Flickr has added its 500,000th image. The half-millionth image was shot by system engineer and photo hobbyist ‘Jiangang Wang’ for Tianjin, China, of the Minato Mirai development in Yokohama, Japan. The licensing deal, started in June 2010, allows Flickr members to offer their images for licensing by Getty. If Getty chooses to accept the request, the photographer can choose how to license their images, at rates comparable to Getty’s other images libraries.

That’s a whole lot of finely curated crowd-sourced photo images!

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Written by dominiquejames

October 9, 2012 at 8:07 AM

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