Trying to find stock photography of iPhone users

OK, this might seem like an odd thing to do, find stock photography of people holding iPhones, but it is actually harder than it looks. I guess because the iPhone hasn’t been out all that long, but when I tried to do search on istock, recently, I couldn’t do it by searching for iPhone. I had to search for “mobile Device” and “touch screen” and even then, it came back with those touch screens that still used a stylus. I was surprised. In fact, as far as I could tell, there is only one photographer on iStock that is shooting models holding iPhones, and it is all the same model. Oh well.

So, there might be growth market out there for this, or not. Right now, of course, I need this for one of my clients. Who knows what the next big thing will be, that I will need stock shots of.

I had this same problem, recently, when asked to find a photo of the newest Wacom tablet, which I happened to have, so I just took a picture of it, and loaded it into my document. I may have to do that with the iPhone as well, but I’m hoping I won’t have to.


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