Let’s Take Stock of Stock Photography
I buy a polo shirt with a nice pattern on it that fits me well. I wear it out a few times and receive compliments from friends and colleagues. I’m really happy about my purchase. Until I go to a dinner party and see someone else wearing my shirt!
This instantly makes the shirt less special to me.
A similar thing happened to me recently with this stock photo:
My designer purchased this image from a stock photo site for one of our webinars. The cover slide, banners and other creative deliverables…