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Archive for September 2016

Mary Evans Picture Library – Found in space!

Major Tim Peake

Mary Evans Picture Library press release 28 September, 2016. The staff at Mary Evans Picture Library is accustomed to seeing the archive’s images used in some unusual places but they have never had a picture appear in outer space – until now. On his recent mission with the European Space Agency, astronaut Major Tim Peake…

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Ikon Images: New Artists and Images – Autumn 2016

Collage - machine emerging from the head of a youn womane - Copyright Valero Doval. All Rights Reserved

Ikon Images artist spotlight: Valero Doval Valero Doval is a Spanish collage artist. He graduated in Fine Arts from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, before embarking on a hugely successful freelance career. He spends most of his time working in a creative mix of editorial commissions, installations and personal work. Using a combination of vintage imagery, nature and delicate handwork to produce a full…

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New plainpicture licensing model: Rights Simplified (RS)

plainpicture press release 19 September, 2016. After a comprehensive website relaunch last autumn, plainpicture established a new license model Rights Simplified (RS). Exclusive plainpicture RM-photography is now available with a very simple and easy licensing model. Simply by selecting duration and distribution rights needed, RS imagery can fulfil a broad spectrum of image needs. Rights Simplified licenses…

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Shutterstock celebrates 100 million images and looks to what’s next with trends shaping the future of imagery

Shutterstock have announced that their collection has reached 100 million licensable images. In celebration of this momentous milestone and as a testament to their community of contributors, they have produced an infographic illustrating “The Top Ten Trends Shaping the Future of Imagery.” Their curators, designers, photographers and image review team shared their predictions of the…

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Press Association and Getty Images enter global sales partnership

The Press Association press release – London – 12 September, 2016. The Press Association (PA), home to one of the most prestigious picture libraries in the UK, has entered into a strategic partnership with Getty Images, a world-leading visual communications company. The distribution deal will see over a century’s worth of definitive moments from British…

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Mary Evans Picture Library opens its doors for Open House London

Mary Evans Picture Library press release 6 September, 2016. Mary Evans Picture Library, the UK’s leading source for historical images, will be taking part in London’s Open House event on Saturday 17 September 2016, opening the doors of its Arts and Crafts-style building in Blackheath to visitors. Now in its 25th year, the Open House…

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Science Photo Library and StockFood announce strategic partnership

Press release – Munich and London – 1 September, 2016. StockFood GmbH, one of Germany’s leading photo agencies, and Science Photo Library (SPL), the world’s leading source of science and medicine content, announced today a strategic partnership aimed to deliver SPL’s collection of scientific imagery to the German market. SPL has worked for over 35 years…

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