Lor gets busy with Fotolia

Posted by Rob Lewis

Looks like Calgary's Patrick Lor has hit the ground running since joining Fotolia two weeks ago. Today Fotolia - a marketplace for microstock photography and video - launched PhotoXpress, a free, premier-quality image bank, which will offer users royalty free image licenses for personal or professional use. Via Techcrunch, Lor says the site will feature a collection of more than 350,000 images and illustrations, but Lor’s ambitions are to have close to a million photos available free of charge.

Lor, president of both Fotolia North America and PhotoXpress North America, helped to build rival and now Getty-owned iStockPhoto.

Company:
iStockphoto LP
Website:
http://www.istockphoto.com
Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

iStockphoto, the world's most visited online stock photography marketplace, was created to meet designers' needs for high-quality, royalty-free stock images at affordable prices. iStockphoto started the micro-payment phenomenon: now anyone can purchase images for as little as a dollar each. With close to 20,000 contributing artists, a community of more than 625,000 and 12,000 new images added weekly, iStockphoto... more

Company:
Fotolia
Website:
http://www.fotolia.com
Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Fotolia is the first worldwide social marketplace for royalty free stock images, allowing individuals and professionals to legally buy and share stock images and illustrations. Fotolia offers the largest image bank of free and affordable royalty free photos and illustrations perfect for any medium, web or print. Photographers and designers constantly update Fotolia with thousands of new photos and illustrations... more


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Rob Lewis

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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