• Where your Photos and Illustrations come from does Matter!

    May 16, 2014

    With the ease of Google image search, and the millions of photos and illustrations just one click away from an easy download, why should anyone pay for stock photography? The reason is simple, and important: if you purchase a stock photo or illustration, you are also buying the license to use that photo. Grab something off the internet and you...

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  • You Found Us How?

    You Found Us How?

    November 15, 2013

    Sometimes strange, sometimes wonderful, always interesting keywords that people use to find Cutcaster.com! Search Term of the Moment: Man Desk...

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  • You Found Us How?

    You Found Us How?

    November 08, 2013

    Sometimes strange, sometimes wonderful, always interesting keywords that people use to find Cutcaster.com! Search Term of the Moment: Border...

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  • You Found Us How?

    You Found Us How?

    November 01, 2013

    Sometimes strange, sometimes wonderful, always interesting keywords that people use to find Cutcaster.com! Search Term of the Moment: Bonsai ...

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  • You Found Us How?

    You Found Us How?

    October 18, 2013

    Sometimes strange, sometimes wonderful, always interesting keywords that people use to find Cutcaster.com! Search Term of the Moment: Kitchen + Bath...

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  • The Summer Doldrums aren't affecting Cutcaster

    August 11, 2011

    Is summer almost over? Wow, the last three months have been a blur of hard work, taking stabs at solving very difficult problems and thinking about how we could improve our whole site experience. Our main goal was to ensure that the first page of images we displayed in front of any buyer on any given search, would contain the one they couldn't...

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  • New search features and more streamlined pages coming soon

    July 20, 2011

    Over the next month, we plan to roll out a number of exciting new image search features and design changes at Cutcaster that will drastically improve your experience when buying and selling images. This entire spring and summer, we have worked hard planning, re-designing and testing the new website's features and infrastructure to make sure it...

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  • The simplest image search around

    February 09, 2011

    Our main goals for Cutcaster's complete overhaul were to make the user experience unbeatable compared to our peers and drastically improve how people searched for images within our image library. Balancing the complexities that go into building a highly intuitive search system with an easy to understand and simple to use search interface for t...

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  • Adding Solr to our Search Platform

    April 26, 2010

    Get ready for a lightning quick site. Cutcaster is getting a much needed upgrade to our search platform, database and virtual servers.  Over the next two weeks, we will be testing out Solr which we will be adding to our database  in order to speed up the Cutcaster site in general. If you d...

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  • Google Image Swirl- New way to cluster photos and illustrations

    January 11, 2010

    Google just released and is testing out a different way of accessing image searches by placing image results together using a cluster. This new tool is called "Image-Swirl" http://image-swirl.googlelabs.com/ Try a search at the site and  you will see stacks of image...

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  • Search Update

    October 23, 2009

    We are liking the new search and it is really returning better results. Keep the feedback coming. We just released another new tweak that photo buyers, image researchers and those looking to license vector files will hopefully like and use. Filename search is functional on live. You can now search by watermark filename (which is what you get i...

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  • Brand Spanking New Search Relevancy Algorithm Released

    October 08, 2009

    The engineers at Cutcaster just completed Phase I of our first major upgrade to photo and vector search and have released the latest, never before seen, jazzed up search engine to the live site this evening. Take it for a test spin and let us know what you think. The search returns are more evenly distributed between our outstanding contributo...

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