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A rights-managed license calculator

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    THE VISUAL ADVOCATE: humanitarian and cultural photography by Joe MurrayTHE VISUAL ADVOCATE: humanitarian and cultural photography by Joe Murray shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    AlisonAlison shared a merged idea: Licensing: would be really good if Zenfolio linked to Cradoc fotoSoftware's fotoQuote or a similar tool for both license structure and price  ·   · 
    David ShawDavid Shaw shared a merged idea: Personalized stock licensing at checkout  ·   · 
    Christophe MelyChristophe Mely shared a merged idea: Improved License manager for Digital Download  ·   · 
    Arthur ApodacaArthur Apodaca shared a merged idea: having the ability to sell Licenses to customers.  ·   · 
    Frantz BarjonFrantz Barjon shared a merged idea: I think it would be very useful to have a quote calculator for those of us who want to sell stock photos  ·   · 
    mwphotomwphoto shared a merged idea: photopricing  ·   · 
    JayJay shared a merged idea: Integrate fotoquote capability as a pricing option for digital downloads  ·   · 
    Black Paw PhotoBlack Paw Photo shared a merged idea: Better Sales Support for Commercial Licensing Arrangements  ·   · 
    Howie McCormick PhotographyHowie McCormick Photography shared a merged idea: Image Licensing  ·   · 
    Joe MurrayJoe Murray shared a merged idea: I would love to see a formula for rights-managed use built into Zenfolio  ·   · 
    Michael HalberstadtMichael Halberstadt shared a merged idea: images searches/ stock photo sales tools  ·   · 
    Hoof PixHoof Pix shared a merged idea: addition of a price calculator for selling stock images  ·   · 

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      • ManusManus commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Zenfolio should enable its customers to licence their photos in much the same way as the websites 500Px and Shutterstock do. Currently Zenfolio focuses on providing storage and display of photographs directly to clients (e.g.weddings). Having having the ability to showcase to stock photo buyers would be a significant new feature for photographers on Zenfolio and potential new income stream for all.

      • Alan ColeAlan Cole commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is holding me back from setting up a stock library using my 30,000 images. I am sure it would bring in a lot of additional sales and revenue.

      • AlisonAlison commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        PhotoDeck has some lovely, lovely functionality, including rights-managed licences. The price is high, however, if you have an extensive stock collection (though heck, you might make it up in sales), and it's not as easy to have "friendly" URLs.

      • AlisonAlison commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, yes yes please! Both PhotoShelter and PhotoDeck have this, and it's essential for correctly managing stock and editorial photos. The functionality should be available as a code library, Zenfolio, you shouldn't need to devlop from scratch. And many of us WILL pay a premium to have this build in (or available as an integrated add-on) to our Pro subscriptions... rather than having to move somewhere else.

      • AlisonAlison commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        And as all my votes are still TIED UP in other suggestions which have not yet been implemented, I cannot vote for this one, otherwise I'd give it ALL of my votes.

        Just in case anyone at Zenfolio is reading this. Zack?

      • AlisonAlison commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        PhotoDeck has built in PLUS Rights-Ready licensing too. This really is a big gap in Zenfolio functionality and as it's available as a third-party add-on, you'd think it would be easy to implement. And I too would pay for having this functionality. Zenfolio: we WANT TO KEEP USING YOU but your competitors are making it easy for us to move away and then sell our work. Today, Zenfolio is *not* a stock or editorial photographer's ideal tool.

      • Dan DonovanDan Donovan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I looked at PhotoShelter for their stock photo sales ability, but their interface is just not good. Plus, Zenfolio is much more customizable. I truly hope Zenfolio can do something with this for commercial photographers who sell stock.

      • Nicolaus WegnerNicolaus Wegner commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Would be very interested in seeing this implemented. Also, stop converting my quicktime movie files to h.264 please...or at least allow the original video to be downloaded as is.

        Thanks!

      • NVGNVG commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Since you don't have this I'm actually going to look at some of the other providers mentioned here

      • Mark BienvenuMark Bienvenu commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We are not getting this feature. I asked about FotoQuote integration a year or two ago and was told that FotoQuote has an exclusive partnership with Photoshelter. Zenfolio is not pursuing a partnership in this area with anyone else. Too bad Mpix doesn't offer it!

        Zenfolio definitely does not cater to commercial or stock photographers. It's a nice looking site to display your images, but the sales part of the site obviously caters to wedding and portrait photographers, and their refusal to partner with any labs other than Mpix show that they aren't serious about meeting everyone's needs.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Seriously this is not happened yet? Photoshelter has had this for ages and this is a Dealbreaker for a lot of photography colleagues with Zenfolio, PLEASE FIX THIS!

      • GDMK ImagesGDMK Images commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I think this is a great idea and would make Zenfolio a much more rounded platform for image selling. The portrait/wedding slant is fine, but there are so many ways the service could benefit those sellers that are not primarily working the aforementioned photography sectors

      • MargaretMargaret commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This idea could be the game changer for us. We hate using a different site for our stock photos, and often have thought about switching from Zen.

        -CarlSpencePhotography

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