- Results of the Subscription Shuffle Survey:
If you´re less interested in the emotional aspect (see this pix & the picture below)
Byline: "Do you feel lucky, punk?" [The image was removed lately]
... of the discussions (1; 2) over at the iStock forum mentioned here earlier (1; 2), check the preliminary results of the unofficial Subscription Shuffle Survey.
To be fair, please note that in threads like the two mentioned above the negative comments of some members might prevail which might not reflect the opinion of the majority of contributors.
Also, and again to be fair, the results of the quoted and ongoing survey above might not be representative for the majority of contributors.
Again, you need to read both threads mentioned above yourself for a complete and balanced overview.
Either way, Shutterstock reacted quickly with a New Marketing Program to the news that "iStock contributors will have the opportunity to sell their images through Photos.com and Jupiter Unlimited subscriptions".