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Value of Licensed Images: Getty Images

Previously confidential financial documents released by one of the world’s leading digital stock agencies indicate that the future of photography lies in rights managed photography by high-end photographers. Getty Images, owner of Calgary-based iStockPhoto, are preparing for a vote later this month that will allow shareholders to decide if the publicly-held company will be sold …

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10th Anniversary

In June of this year Brett Gilmour Photography will be celebrating its tenth anniversary. It’s a very exciting occasion for us and we are proud of the progress we have made and the great things we have accomplished over the past ten years. We are fully aware that the great strides that we have made …

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CAPIC Prairies Stepping Up Their Game

The Prairies chapter of a national organization who promote advocacy for photographers and illustrators has been gaining momentum this year through increased membership and a full calendar of events. CAPIC, the Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications, encompasses photographers, illustrators and digital artists from throughout Canada and is more than one thousand members …

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Image Back-up

Are Your Images Safe? How does you protect your valuable images? Here is a simple system we use at Gilmour Photography to protect every image from the camera to the archive. The instant the shutter clicks a duplicate RAW image is captured on a back-up drive built into the camera. Instant back-up means that in …

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