Quote Originally Posted by rolleiman View Post
Will freelances be able to charge 10% extra on their fees to compensate? All the evidence is that while costs are increasing, fees from stock photography are on a downward curve.
I still do well enough in stock, but that is because I saw what was coming over 15 years ago and created a rare niche. I also rep my own stock, do NOT have it anywhere on the Internet and do not shoot film for stock.

Stock bieng on the decline has nothing at all to do with the cost of film and everything to do with too many people giving away images, the rat race of digital tools and of course last but not least, the very worst thing to invade the arts and the demand for truly creative works:

The Internet.