Shutterstock to acquire Flashstock

Shutterstock press release – 27 June, 2017. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality assets, tools and services, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Flashstock Technology, Inc., a Toronto based company that enables the efficient creation of custom content through its proprietary…

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CEPIC welcomes decision of the European Commission in the Google search shopping case

CEPIC press release – 27 June, 2017. CEPIC looks forward to the European Commission intensifying its investigations in other specialized search services such as the image sector On Tuesday 27 June, the European Commission published its long awaited decision against Google finding that Google is in breach in breach of competition by systematically favoring its…

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Werner Forman Archive: Rome – magnificence of an empire

Portrait of a girl, previously thought to represent Sappho the ancient Greek poetess, with tablets and pen. She is also known as "Meditation". Country of Origin: Italy. Culture: Roman. Date/Period: c 75 AD. Place of Origin: Pompeii. Material Size: Fresco, diameter 29cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy. Location: 07.

Werner Forman Archive press release – June 27, 2017. Rome – that name conjures mighty legions, crazed Emperors, and magnificent buildings, all ending in ruin. An over-arching story that comes down to us in history, novels like I, Claudius, and tours of the impressive ruins the Romans left from Scotland to Syria. For about 15…

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Another winner at robertharding: Karen Deakin wins third prize at CEPIC Stock Photography Awards

Herd of elephants in the dust, Chobe National Park, Botswana, Africa

Karen Deakin, one of the latest new signings at robertharding, has won third prize at the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards in Berlin. Karen’s stunning image was chosen amongst over 1500 of the world’s most prestigious picture agencies and photographers in one of the toughest competitions in years. Karen is representing a new breed of photographers…

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New Executive Board at CEPIC (2017 – 2019)

CEPIC Congress, Berlin, Day 3, CEPIC Executive Committee Berlin, Germany - June 2017: Taken during Cepic Congress. (Photo by Rene Fluger.)

CEPIC press release – 19 June, 2017. On June 14th CEPIC elected a new board for a period of two years. Alfonso Gutierrez is the President and Lars Modie (Sweden/ BLF/ IBL) is the Vice President. Committee members at large are: John Balean (UK/ BAPLA/ TopFoto) Sergi Griño (Spain/ AEAPAF/Album) Martin Skultety (Germany/ BVPA/ Stockfood)…

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Bridgeman Images now representing the National Gallery of Ireland

Lady writing a letter with her Maid, c.1670 (oil on canvas) by Vermeer, Jan (Johannes) (1632-75) © National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Bridgeman Images press release – 16 June, 2017. Bridgeman Images is delighted to announce their recent representation of the newly refurbished National Gallery of Ireland. The gallery holds masterpieces from artists in Ireland and worldwide, including Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Ruisdael, Vermeer, Gainsborough, Goya, Monet, Gris, Picasso, Jack B. Yeats, John Lavery, Roderic O’Conor and Daniel Maclise…

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Pixelrights launches new SmartFrame website

Pixelrights press release – 14 June, 2017. Pixelrights Limited today announced the launch of its new website. Pixelrights is the parent company of SmartFrame, an innovative new, secure online image technology. SmartFrame is designed as a seamless replacement for the traditional image format, offering users both protection and unprecedented control over their online content preventing…

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Alamy: Who uses stock imagery? An insight into the creative industries

© Vadym Drobot / Alamy Stock Photo

Alamy have created a brand new report that gives a useful overview of what it takes to work in the creative industries. The report includes – Creative jobs breakdown An overview of creative jobs taking you through a range of roles in various creative sectors, from entry to director level positions – Image buyer profiles…

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Getty Images partners with celebrated photographer Campbell Addy in ongoing drive to create and promote diversity in stock imagery

Getty Images press release  – 12 June, 2017. – Getty Images collaborates with acclaimed editorial photographer Campbell Addy to create artistic model released portraits which celebrate individuality – Campbell Addy to join Getty Images panel at Cannes Lions ‘Seeing is Believing: The Power of Re-picturing Stereotypes’ Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, is excited…

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Bridgeman Images welcomes new UK Sales Director, Toby Hopkins

Bridgeman Images press release  – 9 June, 2017. Bridgeman Images is delighted to announce Toby Hopkins’ appointment as the UK Sales Director. Toby has a wealth of sales and industry experience with over 20 years’ in the image licensing and visual communications industry. He has a track record of driving consistent growth and delivering positive change.…

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