July highlights from Nature Picture Library

Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) next to signs which say 'Silence please. Respect the orangutangs' and 'No Smoking' Tanjung Puting National Park, Borneo, Indonesia., Indonesia

Over the last month Nature Picture Library have added some intriguing new content to their site. In the July highlights gallery you’ll find endangered primates, wildlife from Italy’s Gran Paradiso National Park by David Pattyn, Cuban endemic species, a Japanese cat café, London’s urban foxes from Matt Maran, fascinating coverage on animal rescue and rehabilitation,…

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Great(stock) anthology gets global recognition at Cannes

Greatstock press release – 23 July, 2019. The widely acclaimed ‘Anthology of (Great)stock Poetry’ campaign by local visual services provider, Greatstock, was recently shortlisted for two awards at Cannes. It was the only South African campaign to be shortlisted in the Direct Mail and Copywriting categories. “Just being shortlisted from a global field of heavy…

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London School of Publishing 2 Day Picture Research Course – get 10% off on August dates

The London School of Publishing Picture Research course is recognised as being the UK’s leading training course in this subject. The course is suitable for those interested in pursuing a career in picture research and picture editing, those in the early stages of their career or those who require refresher training to keep up-to-date with…

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Introducing Shutterstock Elements, thousands of cinema-grade video effects for filmmakers

Shutterstock press release – 16 July, 2019. Blockbuster-quality video effects created by industry professionals, including 4K lens flares, essential transitions, captivating video kits with smoke, fire, explosions and more Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced its new footage offering- Shutterstock…

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StockFood presents a new photography style Chiaroscuro: The Magic of Light and Shadows

StockFood press release – 16 July, 2019. A new visual language is currently captivating the food photography industry. “Chiaroscuro” is the style of which photographers and food bloggers alike are thrilled. Light and shadow, light and dark – out of this pointed contrast the new imag ery draws its special magic. The trend scouts of…

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YouTube recognises British Pathé with a Gold Creator Award for exceeding 1 million subscribers

Alastair White, the CEO of British Pathé with Gold Creator Award ©British Pathé

British Pathé press release – 4 July, 2019. The number of subscribers to the British Pathé YouTube channel has now surpassed 1 million. In recognition of this landmark achievement, YouTube has presented British Pathé with a prestigious Gold Creator Award. The British Pathé YouTube channel now has more subscribers than the YouTube channels for ITV,…

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The story of “Woman in Gold” through akg-images’ collections

3-K72-R2-B (42134) 'Adele Bloch-Bauer I' Klimt, Gustav 1862-1918. 'Adele Bloch-Bauer I', 1907. Öl/Gold auf Leinwand, 138 x 138 cm. New York, Neue Galerie. E: 'Adele Bloch-Bauer I' Klimt, Gustav 1862-1918. 'Adele Bloch-Bauer I', 1907. Oil and gold leaf on canvas, 138 x 138cm. (c) Erich Lessing / AKG London. New York, Neue Galerie. F: 'Portrait de Adèle Bloch-Bauer I' Klimt, Gustav ; 1862-1918. 'Portrait de Adèle Bloch-Bauer I', 1907. Huile et or sur toile ; H. 1,38 ; L. 1,38. New York, Neue Galerie. ORIGINAL: Mrs. Adele Bloch-Bauer. Oil on canvas (1907) 138 x 138 cm Oesterreichische Galerie im Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Akg-images invite you to explore the story of “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I” through an interactive presentation below, showcasing various facets of the artwork’s creation, its reception and fate during the turbulent 20th century. “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I”, also known as “Woman in Gold”, was painted by Gustav Klimt in Vienna, Austria, in 1907.…

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