Stock Photo Marketplace Connects Photographers With Customers Directly Via Blockchain

A blockchain-driven, curated stock photography marketplace is helping artists increase their earnings — by giving them the chance to connect with their buyers directly. Wemark believes the current, centrally controlled nature of the industry disadvantages photographers. The company claims major agencies can take up to 85 percent of the revenue that’s generated when one of their images is sold — and, as a result, it can be hard for even professionals to make a living. Shutterstock now has over 200 million images in their collection, and it became extremely difficult…