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#1 DigitalDarrell

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 12:44 PM

Friends,

After a year of trying hard we have had little results from NaturalLifeStock. We closed it down today. :(

Here are the details:

http://www.naturallifestock.com/

Unfortunately, the competition is overpowering, and image buyers have little interest in startup stock agencies.
I want to thank everyone who worked with us on this experiment.
Best regards,
Darrell Young (Digital Darrell)
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#2 james23p

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 01:09 PM

Thanks for the effort DD! Jim

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 01:22 PM

Yes Darrell thanks for the chance in a lifetime, I reall appreciate your hard work and efforts. Spencer

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 02:21 PM

I got in on the deal quite late, but thank you for the opportunity and for selecting my images. Regards, Mike
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Posted 03 April 2008 - 02:44 PM

It was not for lack of trying. Thanks for the opportunity. ODNT
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Posted 03 April 2008 - 10:10 PM

I am surprised there has not be more consolidation in the more "established" stock sites yet, as general happens with new internet based industries. I still have strong sales on istock, shutterstock, and some sales on Fotolia, but BigStock, Dreamstime, and featurepics have dried up completely. No sales at all on them in months. Thanks for the effort and giving us an outlet for our under appreciated landscape shots!

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 10:43 PM

Thanks for the valiant effort, Darrell! Sorry it didn't work out... Best, Jon
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Posted 04 April 2008 - 04:14 AM

This offer to purchase images was published on another site I am on. I know nothing further about the firm so obviously use the usual care and read any small print!:-

http://www.tipf.org....?showtopic=4618

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