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Archive for October 2019

Focus on Stefan Christmann winner of the Portfolio prize in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition 2019

Nature Picture Library are pleased to congratulate Stefan Christmann on winning the coveted Portfolio prize in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition 2019, with his set of 6 images of emperor penguins. When Stefan got the chance to overwinter in Antarctica as a scientist, he also wanted to document the nearby emperor penguin…

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Explore selected anniversaries up to 2022

For those who like to plan for the future, Mary Evans Picture Library now have a thorough selection of anniversaries on their website up to the end of 2022. Important dates for that year include the centenary of the BBC, the 250th anniversary of the birth of poet Coleridge and 100 years since Judy Garland’s…

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LSP 2 Day Picture Research Course November dates

The next London School of Publishing (LSP) 2 Day Picture Research Course starts on Thursday November 21, 2019. The course is recognised as being the UK’s leading training course in this subject. Course Content Day 1 Course and industry overview Introduction to the Picture Research industry and career progression Working in Picture Research Print: magazines,…

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October highlights from Nature Picture Library

Two male Zoarchias major eelpouts (Zoarchias major) engaged in a mouth-to-mouth confrontation. Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, Pacific Ocean.

It’s been another busy month of adding new images to naturepl.com. There was a really strong mix of new marine images, including whales, dolphins, sea turtles, seahorses, octopus and lots of bizarre fish and invertebrates. In addition, Nature Picture Library would like to flag up wild snow leopards, urban foxes, South American wildlife and some…

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Mary Evans Collection: Scraps

Eight pigs sitting on a school bench ©The David Pearson Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

The phenomenon of the scrap book or album dates back to the eighteenth century, but the craze really took hold during the Victorian era when compiling albums of pictures, sketches and paintings along with cards, sentimental verse and prose, became a widely embraced hobby among well-to-do young ladies. To feed this craze, from the mid-1860s,…

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4Corners Images: Isles of Scilly

United Kingdom, England, Cornwall, Isles of Scilly, Boat at low tide, St Martin's island

Landscape photographer Robert Birkby has captured the Isles of Scilly for 4Corners. Thirty miles off Cornwall’s Land’s End on England’s southwest coast, the Scilly Isles are the UK’s smallest designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Robert’s shots reveal the charm of the Scillies. Take a little time to appreciate the islands’ special climate and…

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Shutterstock Custom launches smart brief to simplify and expedite the creative brief process

Shutterstock Custom Launches Smart Brief to Simplify and Expedite the Creative Brief Process

Shutterstock press release – 2 October, 2019. New product dramatically cuts brief drafting time and enables collaboration to meet client needs faster and with less upfront effort Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced the launch of Smart Brief, a new…

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Mint Images short stories showcase

Screenshot of Mint Images short stories showcase

The Mint Images team are proud to have increased the content of the highly commercial Mint Images RF collection to over 51,000 images of the natural world, the built environment and our life on this planet.  Mint Images are showcasing Spaces Images content and work with new and established photographers to create the best in…

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