Today is the birthday of the actress Sigourney Weaver, perhaps best known as the remarkable Ripley, who starred in four Alien movies, which makes it a great occasion to remember the 1979 movie that started it all. Alien (1979), with the fantastic designs by H.R. Giger, launched a new era of space visuals, and this tradition is still very present in contemporary cinema. In honor of this Alien star, we are happy to share our selection of the most exciting alien creatures and worlds created by our contributors.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 7 Sep 2011 – Depositphotos, the fastest growing stock photo agency in the world, announced a significant investment contract with TMT Investments. Based in Florida (USA), Depositphotos was founded in 2009, and soon established itself as a popular, cost-effective alternative for the acquisition of high-quality stock photo images. It proved itself as a first stock photo agency to offer bonus payments without hidden withdrawal conditions for every single image photographers uploaded for sale. Depositphotos’ image library grows by thousands of photos daily, and its ongoing programming effort strives to ensure site security and robust performance and improve its user interface to respond to users’ needs and desires. The state-of-the-art search engine helps buyers find high-quality images quickly and easily, and flexible pricing policies offer buyers several strategies to minimize cost and maximize quality. High commissions, coupled with special terms and the growing popularity of the service, provide image authors with an unlimited potential for earning. Continued improvements of Depositphotos’ service together with a successful marketing strategy contributed to the most significant growth in the microstock industry. During the last year the company website traffic increased tenfold and reached 1.8 million visitors per month. The number of images offered by the company exceeded 4 million.