• Search for photos and vectors in German, Spanish, French and more

    May 31, 2011

    We have been re-thinking the way buyers can search for stock photos via Cutcaster and are excited to release the first of many updates to our image search engine. Presenting- Keyword search translation. What does that mean for image search at Cutcaster? Going forward, any non...

  • Thinking Outside the Box - Huge opportunity in stock

    May 25, 2011

    In the last year, Cutcaster has seen an incredible improvement in the quality of photos and vector artwork, which are uploaded to the site. The quality bar keeps getting raised as we reach 1 million images at Cutcaster in the coming months. With that said, we still see gaps in our collection that have cre...

  • Schools out for the summer - Congrats to the Grads

    May 24, 2011

    Congratulations to all of our submitters and customers who are celebrating a graduation from school this month! Now let's get ready for summer! http://cutcaster.com/vect...

  • The difference between Editorial and Commercial Stock Photography

    May 24, 2011

    The Difference: Commercial stock photography can be used in posters, ads, promotional brochures, etc. that advertise and/or endorse services or products. One could define it as any photography for which the photographer is paid for images rather than works of art. Commercial images usually include: better than average to normal looking, everyd...

  • Dad doesn't want a tie again for Father's Day

    Dad doesn't want a tie again for Father's Day

    May 23, 2011

    After giving thanks to all the deserving Moms last month on Mother's day, it's now the Dads turn to shine on Father's Day. Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. It is celebrated on...

  • Top 15 Highest Prices paid for a Photograph

    Top 15 Highest Prices paid for a Photograph

    May 12, 2011

    [gallery columns="2"] This is a list of the highest prices paid for photographs (in US dollars unless otherwise stated) from Wikipedia. Pretty amazing to see some of the prices paid for these iconic images. Cindy Sherman’s photo “Untitled #96,″ shot in 1981, just beco...

  • Top Freelance Picture Buyers, Photo Researchers and Photo Editors

    May 04, 2011

    If you would like to be added to this list of the top professional in the photo research and picture buying world (it's free) please call: (888) 356-2462 or email your information and website to the webmaster@cutcaster.com. Media companies and newspaper & magazine picture desk's can use this list when they are seeking top professional free...

  • Photography Copyright Explained- Best Practices

    May 03, 2011

    What is photo copyright? Copyright is defined as the exclusive set of rights granted to the author or creator of an original work, including the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work. In addition, any of these rights can be licensed, transferred and/or assigned...

  • Camera shoot ideas for the spring and summer months

    Camera shoot ideas for the spring and summer months

    May 02, 2011

    A note from our Creative Director, Cora Reed: Spring has arrived, and everyone is eager to get outside and take pictures of all the fresh blooming flowers.  Some stock sites aren't even taking flowers any more, but I must admit I love them. Here are some hints for flowers: Compose! I know it's tempting to take shots from top down, or even...