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Old 6th January 2015
Originally Posted by chrisso View Post
You are mistaken.
Newspapers have sacked their photography departments on a grand scale.
If you are National geographic you hire the world's best photographers and pay them. If you are Steven Spielberg mixing a movie, or Paul McCartney you hire the world's best engineers and pay them.
It's at the lower levels that things have radically changed.
Yes, many of the royalty-free sites I visit have cheap music and cheap photos and videos. People copy and use photos without paying for them all the time. I am not sure what the copyright laws are regarding photos. But to most people, photos are public domain. The photo industry just doesn't get the attention that the music industry does.