Patrick Lor joins Fotolia

Posted by Rob Lewis

Big news out of Calgary. Patrick Lor of iStockphoto fame has joined microstock photo competitor Fotolia as their President of North American Operations. Calgary born iStockphoto was purchased by Getty Images in 2006 for $50 Million.

It looks like Lor's non-compete contract recently expired with Getty Images and he's been itching to get back into the stock photography business. According to Compete.com stats, Fotolia has plenty of potential for growth as it chases down iStockphoto and Lor appears ready for the challenge.

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

Rob Lewis

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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