Registration is now open for the CEPIC Congress 2017 in Berlin. The largest event in commercial still and moving images in the world will take place from 15 to 17 June 2017 at the Maritim proArte Hotel. The audience 450 delegates from 250 companies and 32 countries: CEOs, sales representatives of picture agencies and video companies…

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Shutterstock press release – New York, NY – 10 January, 2017. Deal provides editorial distribution of over 30 million photos to the United Kingdom Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of imagery and music, announced today that it has expanded its milestone multi-year deal with The Associated Press (AP). Beginning this week, Shutterstock will distribute…

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Trevillion Images press release, 9 January, 2017. Trevillion have some exciting news for book publishers: from today, we can now offer on-line image availability check! As you know, Trevillion offer some of the best Rights-Managed images on the market, and if required, they can be licensed on an exclusive basis. But now publishers will be able…

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Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) swimming, backlit with morning light forming a bokeh affect on the water, Wales, UK, February. Highly commended in the Habitat Category of the BWPA (British Wildlife Photography Awards) 2016. Commended in the Telephoto category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards 2016.

Nature Picture Library photographers enjoyed success in many of the major photographic competitions during 2016, including Wildlife Photographer of the Year, GDT European Photographer of the Year, Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards and the British Wildlife Photography Awards. Their Winners Gallery includes the overall winners, runners up, portfolio awards and many great commended images. Enjoy! Great…

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This mosaic of the enthroned Christ is in the South Gallery of the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul. It conveys the brillance and maturity of the last phase of Byzantine art in Constantinople. Country of Origin: Turkey. Culture: Byzantine. Place of Origin: Istanbul. Material Size: Mosaic. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ . Location: 04.

Werner Forman Archive press release, 9 January, 2017. Byzantium was the seat of one of the longest surviving and most powerful empires of the western world. Originally the capital of the Roman Empire in the East, Byzantium remained, for a thousand years after the fall of Rome, a centre of religion and learning, and the site…

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