Archive for January 2016

Affiliate of Visual China Group acquires assets of Corbis Images

Corbis press release. Unity Glory, an affiliate of Visual China Group, a leading Chinese visual communications and new media business, to own and manage Corbis Images and Motion Content in China and Around the World Transaction accelerates transformation of Corbis – Corbis Entertainment’s Branded Entertainment Network (BEN) and entertainment advertising businesses retained by Corbis Corbis…

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Many social media sites still remove image rights information from photos

IPTC press release. IPTC releases results of 2016 Social Media Sites Photo Metadata Test Important image metadata is not retained in images after upload to some of the most popular social media sites, according to a study by the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC).  The missing data includes key copyright and identification information as well…

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4Corners Images – Brazil 2016

The eyes of the world will focus on Brazil again this summer as the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro in August. In 4Corners’ special selection of images from Brazil, you’ll discover Brazil beyond Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana Beach, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Christ on Mt Corcovado. Brazilian people are well-known for their ready smiles…

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Werner Forman – a short biography

Eight Decades a photographer. Co-author of over 80 books. Visited 48 countries in his photographic career. Ate ice-cream made of fish. Just a few milestones of the intrepid Werner Forman (1921-2010). During his long career, photographing the ancient art, antiquities, architecture, people and landscapes that were his passion, Werner travelled across the globe. His photographs…

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Nature Picture Library 2015 Competition Winners

NPL photographers enjoyed great success in the world’s leading photography competitions during 2015, including Wildlife Photographer of the Year, GDT European Photographer of the Year, Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards, Por el Planeta Photo Competition and the British Wildlife Photography Awards. Take a look at the Winners Gallery to see the overall winners, category winners,…

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BAPLA succeeds in growing visual artists’ share of UK collective licensing revenues

BAPLA press release. BAPLA welcomes the publication of a valuation of rights in content licensed by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and NLA media access (NLA) that increases visual artists’ share of distributed funds. The valuation process was undertaken by organisations representing publishers, authors, and visual artists, and the determination was made by the independent…

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First ever independent rights valuation published

Press release. The division between rightsholders of licensing revenues collected by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and NLA media access (NLA) has been independently determined for the first time ever in a valuation process. Organisations representing UK publishers, authors and visual artists appointed Mark Bezant of FTI Consulting to determine how revenues for copying text…

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Registration for the CEPIC Congress 2016 is now open

Be part of the largest event in commercial still and moving images in the world from 25 to 27 May 2016 at the Sheraton Zagreb Hotel. The audience 500 delegates from 300 companies and 32 countries CEOs, sales representatives of picture agencies and video companies Commercial photographers and videographers IT industry suppliers Technologists Lawyers Creative…

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Call for entries – 2nd CEPIC Stock Photography Awards

CEPIC press release. It’s time to announce the second edition of the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards, organised in cooperation with the agency East News (Poland). The first edition of the awards was a big success that attracted lots of attention and distributed 5000 Euro in prizes. We have extended the number of categories to 5…

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