Digital Art and the Evolution of Stock Photography

Art speaks louder than words. It employs known visual objects and transforms them into surprising new forms. When it comes to digital art, can stock photography be of use? Can it keep up with the rapid pace of digital art transformation?

We’ve asked digital artists who participated in Digital Decade 2016 one simple question:

How should stock photography evolve in order to serve digital art in the future?


Moe Pike Soe on virtual reality:


From Depositphotos blog

I believe the next step for digital art would be VR/360°. It would be interesting to see how stock photography’s going to help artists like me contribute to the new medium.


Min Htet Dipar on the community of artists:


Stock photography has already played an important role in the world of digital art and visual communications. In order to be more useful, there should be a community that connects photographers and artists and shares their mutual perspective. Believe me, every digital artist has a hard time trying to find the right photo. Depositphotos: keep doing what you are doing. Read more