The utility is a free download for signed photographers to Getty Images Creative image collections.
"I can't wait to use the Getty Images iView Submission Tool," said Joe
Vaughn, a lifestyle photographer. "This will be a real help in getting
the right photographs submitted to Getty Images at the right time. In
this business, staying ahead of trends means being first and fast."
It works by automating two key processes:
- Image Validation ? photographers? images are validated against
a wide range of criteria that must match Getty Images submission
standards (such as specific metadata, file size, format, and other
- Submission Packaging ? once images have been validated, the tool
creates packages of images, together with metadata summaries and
release forms according to Getty Images specifications.
?Our close relationship with iView in developing this submission
utility demonstrates our commitment to helping photographers streamline
their overall workflow and deliver images to us with less hassle,? said
Paul Banwell, Director of Photographers and Filmmaker Relations at
?Simplifying the stock photo submission process means that
photographers can work more efficiently and get back to shooting,? said
Kostas Mallios, senior director of the Rich Media Group at Microsoft.
?This is the point of technology ? to save time and support
About iView Multimedia
Digital asset management pioneer iView Multimedia Ltd. developed
iView MediaPro to help creative professionals quickly and easily
locate, capture, organize, annotate, search, retrieve and present their
digital content. Widely used today by professional photographers, iView
MediaPro integrates seamlessly into a professional?s established
workflow, permitting them to streamline their processes, shortening
time to market, and eliminating costs from the production cycle.
Microsoft Corp. acquired iView Multimedia Ltd in June 2006 and is
continuing to develop this powerful cross-platform cataloging tool into
a next-generation product named Microsoft? Expression? Media, scheduled
for release in the second quarter of 2007. For more information please