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Author Topic: New dimension for EPS files (4 megapixels)  (Read 8312 times)

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H2O

« Reply #150 on: June 05, 2019, 03:50 »
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I am beginning to believe that this maybe a deliberate policy to restrict the number of EPS uploads to Shutterstock, maybe they are not interested in anything but photography.

It is a change that really is so out of the ball park and utterly nonsensical, that maybe the owner and his team have taken what they think is a strategic decision to do away with Vector Illustrations and this is just the first phase in stopping illustrators from uploading.

If you look on the Shutterstock Forum there is no one answering any of the questions.

Maybe they want to reduce the numer of vector uploads, true; but not to eradicate it, no reason to lose part of the cake.

Today the total numer of images uploaded to SS per week is: 1,366,429; i remember to see this numer above 2.000.000 before the 4MP rule...

I have looked through the vector uploads and most of them are low standard icons or just complete rubbish illustrations, it looks like the serious illustrators are staying away.

What Shutterstock are going to end up with is massive file downloads of poor quality vectors, if your download take a couple of hours they will lose most of the emerging World Market, these Countries do not have the resources to download these 100MB files and lets face it even in the rest of the World how many Agencies and Designers are going to want to wait 5 or 15minutes to download a vast file.

The technical people and the senior managers who came up with this idea, really are a bit thick and this could pan out across the whole site, who knows what new and exciting announcements they are about to make.

It may well be that they have someone who is in a position of authority who is intent on running the company into the ground, (Some people can be like this) as this latest vector 'innovation' will take a time to have a influence on their sales and by then this person could well have moved on or into another department, leaving everyone else to pick up the pieces.

This could well be the beginning of the end for Shutterstock.


H2O

« Reply #151 on: June 06, 2019, 11:54 »
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On the Shutterstock Forum it looks like Shutterstock are either in denial or ignoring their contributors.

« Reply #152 on: June 07, 2019, 01:52 »
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« Reply #153 on: June 12, 2019, 17:40 »
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I can't be alone in this. I got an email yesterday from Shutterstock that basically said, "Hey, you haven't contributed for awhile, why don't you upload some stuff? Please?"

So if you have, like me, decided to stop uploading your vectors until they reverse the ridiculous decision to make them gigantic files, it seems to be working.


« Reply #154 on: June 12, 2019, 22:59 »
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I also received such a letter.
 
  What's new?
Working on anything exciting? We'd love to see your latest content! Upload your recent work so that our customers around the globe can see it and you can start earning from it.
 
Upload my content


In other words, we do not understand what is happening, we are still the number one in the world, we even have rooms for yoga and computer shooting in our skyscraper. And medical treatment in America is very expensive, especially the treatment of the mind. Therefore, we are not treated, and sent you this letter.
 
 
 

« Reply #155 on: June 14, 2019, 07:11 »
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I also got this letter with the "Let's see what you're working on". I wanted to answer with "working in the garden" but I am not sure they are interested in my veggies  ;D

I wish they'd change it back.

Noedelhap

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« Reply #156 on: June 14, 2019, 07:37 »
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I also got this letter with the "Let's see what you're working on". I wanted to answer with "working in the garden" but I am not sure they are interested in my veggies  ;D

I wish they'd change it back.

They would be interested in your veggies if you show them a cabbage with a 1 meter diameter and at least 50 leaves.

k_t_g

  • Just plug in.
« Reply #157 on: June 14, 2019, 16:34 »
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I am beginning to believe that this maybe a deliberate policy to restrict the number of EPS uploads to Shutterstock, maybe they are not interested in anything but photography.

It is a change that really is so out of the ball park and utterly nonsensical, that maybe the owner and his team have taken what they think is a strategic decision to do away with Vector Illustrations and this is just the first phase in stopping illustrators from uploading.

If you look on the Shutterstock Forum there is no one answering any of the questions.

Maybe they want to reduce the numer of vector uploads, true; but not to eradicate it, no reason to lose part of the cake.

Today the total numer of images uploaded to SS per week is: 1,366,429; i remember to see this numer above 2.000.000 before the 4MP rule...
Kind of a dumb reason considering there are more photos being uploaded. Why not limit those?
At least you can rearrange vectors and other uses.  ???

« Reply #158 on: June 14, 2019, 19:02 »
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I can't be alone in this. I got an email yesterday from Shutterstock that basically said, "Hey, you haven't contributed for awhile, why don't you upload some stuff? Please?"

So if you have, like me, decided to stop uploading your vectors until they reverse the ridiculous decision to make them gigantic files, it seems to be working.

Haha, really? I haven't uploaded for a while since the 4MP thing, but I did not receive this email yet.

« Reply #159 on: June 15, 2019, 10:36 »
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Instead of changing to the 4Megapixel setup, I would have prefer that shutterstock accept more recent illustrator saved version


 

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