Archive for February 2018

Shutterstock announces investment in ZCool

Shutterstock press release – 22 February, 2018. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality assets, tools and services, today announced its investment in China’s leading creative social network and artist platform with nearly six million registered users, ZCool Network Technology Limited. ZCool has been the exclusive distributor…

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Rex Features founder Frank Selby dies

Frank Selby, co-founder of Rex Features , viewing 100th birthday wishes....

Frank Selby (Feri Salusinszky) 12 January 1918 – 17 February 2018 “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our much-loved and wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather Frank Selby. He passed away quickly and peacefully at his London home on the morning of Saturday 17th February, having just minutes earlier…

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Call for entries: 4th CEPIC Stock Photography Awards

CEPIC AWARDS

The 4th edition of the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards is now open and free to enter for all photographers worldwide. The Awards will distribute 5.000 EUR in prizes for the best images in these categories: Natural Environment Travel the World People Wildlife Concepts The main prize winner will receive: The title “CEPIC Stock Photographer of…

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Great Explorers: Marco Polo and Captain Cook from Werner Forman Archive

Fully-rigged ship sails into the sunset. Used as cover illustration for 'The Travels of Captain Cook'. Culture: Polynesia. Place of Origin: Pacific Ocean. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Location: 09.

Werner Forman Archive press release – 15 February, 2018. Two of the greatest explorers who travelled great distances and revolutionised our knowledge of the planet, were Marco Polo, merchant of Venice, and English naval officer Captain Cook. Werner Forman took many photographs following their travels and Werner Forman Archive holds a collection of outstanding images…

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Getty Images and Google announce a new partnership

Getty Images press release – 9 February, 2018. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communication, and Google today announced an agreement that includes a multi-year global licensing partnership, enabling Google to use Getty Images’ content within its various products and services. “This agreement between Getty Images and Google sets the stage for a very…

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Mary Evans Collection of the week: Madame Yevonde

Yevonde

Yevonde Cumbers Middleton, who styled herself Madame Yevonde, was one of the leading portrait photographers of the 20th century. Born in 1893 to a well-to-do family, she began her apprenticeship with the photographer, Lallie Charles, and soon set up her own studio in London’s Victoria Street in 1914, at the prodigious age of 21. Young,…

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Getty Images awards inaugural Creative Bursaries to emerging photographers

Getty Images awards inaugural Creative Bursaries to emerging photographers from USA, Kenya and Nigeria

Getty Images press release – 29 January, 2018. Getty Images awards inaugural Creative Bursaries to emerging photographers from USA, Kenya and Nigeria Six recipients receive Bursaries totalling $20,000, aimed at supporting emerging talent in the creative photography field Getty Images, the world leader in visual communication, today announced the first recipients of the inaugural Getty…

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