Why I signed up for BlackBox Global

A year or so ago someone brought BlackBox to my attention.  I went to their web site and checked them out, discarding the idea of signing up.  But recently, I decided to go again and sign up and I’m glad I did… First, BlackBox is a service where you upload […] Read more »

Twenty Sixteen in Microstock

This year has been an extremely busy one for me, both personally, and with regards to Microstock.  My job ate up most of my free time with 60 and 70 hour work weeks and my family fostered an amazing young lady that we’re in the process of adopting.  It’s obvious […] Read more »

Another Year and More News

Stolen Equipment In May someone broke into my car and stole roughly $5,000 of equipment including my Panasonic GH4, several lenses, Sennheiser wireless audio kit, a portable LCD, some LED lightning and misc other accessories.  It was devastating.  And it was not covered by my insurance (loophole). In a desperate […] Read more »

A Little Bit of Positivity

Anyone who knows me, knows that I have been really hard on Pond5 over the past year.  And it’s real easy to complain about how things are going there and the poor relations they have with contributors. So, I while contemplating yet another rant, I decided to think about the […] Read more »

Some new charts

If you’ve visited in the past week, you probably noticed that I added some new charts to the right sidebar where I have tracking data.  The first chart labled “Agency Sales 2012” represents the number of footage files sold for the agencies listed.  One thing you’ll notice is that Pond5 […] Read more »