Any blog too tiny for a photo budget no longer need fret. Getty Images, the world’s largest photo provider, is letting people embed its stock images for free.
The move is an abrupt change in business model for the photo service. Instead of relying on licensing fees for its stock photos, it plans to make embed codes public for the majority of collections on site. Those pictures will come without a watermark and will contain an image credit linking to the company’s licensing page. But most importantly for Getty, the practice will provide a new form of revenue.Read More