First World War 1916 Royal Mail stamps include an image by Mary Evans contributor Mike St. Maur Sheil of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Mike's photos are currently on show in his exhibition Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace - Somme 100 at the Guildhall in London - http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visit-the-city/whats-on/Pages/somme.aspx

Mary Evans Picture Library press release. Mary Evans Picture Library is delighted that an image of the Thiepval Memorial in the Somme area of France by their photographer Mike St. Maur Sheil has been chosen by the Royal Mail to be included in the latest of their commemorative series of stamps entitled “The Great War 1916”.…

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robertharding press release. robertharding has unveiled an innovative new portal for photography contributors to upload work to their site. The system features a full online editing module, which is integrated to allow multiple editors to edit submissions via a web browser from anywhere in the world, as well as easier application of model and property…

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Portrait of Muhammad Ali

Alamy press release. 1,700 new images uploaded to the Alamy site every day, available to Alamy’s customers in the UK, US, Canada and Ireland Deal adds back catalogue of nearly 9 million news, sport and entertainment images to the Alamy collection, including 20 years of premium reportage photography 20th June 2016: Alamy, international provider of…

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Getty Images statement regarding legal action taken against Mr. Walter A. Kowalczuk. Getty Images has taken action against a serious copyright infringer who was discovered to have improperly accessed, downloaded and distributed Getty Images content through social media. In early March 2016, Getty Images received a report from one of its customers alerting us to…

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StockFood press release. Munich-based StockFood GmbH is now part of the Hubert Burda Media network. StockFood is one of Germany’s most respected photo agencies. As market leader, it carries works by more than 1,000 food photographers from around the world. StockFood will retain its current workforce and its independence as a company. Hubert Burda Media is…

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Société Jersiaise press release. When Emile F Guiton (1879-1972) Honorary Curator of the Société Jersiaise Museum and founder of the Photographic Archive began his 50-year mission to collect images and chronicle Jersey island life for the Societe Jersiaise in 1914, we can only imagine what a challenge this must have been for him. We now…

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Getty Images press release. The launch of the Getty Images Virtual Reality Group brings high quality VR and 360 content to everyone, satisfying the growing appetite for immersive content Getty Images, the world leader in visual communication, has announced the launch of the Getty Images Virtual Reality Group, a new business dedicated to the creation and…

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Adrian Samson produces a diverse body of conceptual work. His images are infused with an instinctive use of light. Born in Slovakia, Samson spent time in the Caribbean, United States, and Canada before settling in the United Kingdom. This cosmopolitan experience informs his work, which has found a strong foothold in both the commercial and…

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Camera Press press release. Camera Press and the family of Yousuf Karsh are honoured that Karsh’s famous wartime portrait of Winston Churchill features on the new look £5 note. The Churchill note as it is being called, will be the first British note to be printed on polymer and will enter circulation in September this year. Karsh’s portrait,…

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FOCAL International press release. The 13th annual FOCAL International Awards in association with AP Archive took place last Thursday night at The Lancaster London Hotel, honouring producers, filmmakers and other creative professionals who have used library footage in a documentary, feature film or any other form of production released in 2015. The BBC’s Kate Adie…

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