PA Media Group press release – 18 February, 2020. Emily Shelley has been appointed Managing Director of Alamy, the global stock imagery business. Her appointment follows PA Media Group’s acquisition of Alamy earlier this month. Emily replaces James West, co-founder of Alamy, who stepped down from his role as Chief Executive following the sale to…

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Contemporary photography is our world Millennium Images press release – February 2020. Millennium Images are proud to announce the launch of their sixth catalogue, ‘AM/PM’. With over 24 years of images and knowledge, Millennium have always been at the forefront of contemporary photography, seeking work from established and unlikely photographers to challenge and inspire our…

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Continuing our occasional series about titles in The Illustrated London News archive, this week we turn our attention to The Sketch (not to be confused with the newspaper, The Daily Sketch). Launched in 1893 as a sister paper to The Illustrated London News, The Sketch billed itself as a “A Journal of Art and Actuality”…

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Stan Pavlovsky

Shutterstock press release – 13 February 2020. Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) has appointed Stan Pavlovsky, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, as Chief Executive Officer. He will also join the Board of Directors.…

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Collage of Photographs

Alamy, a leading supplier of stock imagery, has joined the PA Media Group of specialist media companies. PA Media Group has acquired the business as part of its long-term strategy to diversify its sources of revenue. PA Media Group press release – 11 February 2020. PA Media Group, the UK-based news and information business, has…

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Dwight David Eisenhower attending Committee hearing in Washington, District of Columbia, 1945 (Photo by Marie Hansen/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images)

Rarely seen photos include President Franklin D. Roosevelt standing, the U.S. liberation of a Nazi concentration camp and civil rights protests at 1964 World’s Fair Getty Images press release – 5 February, 2020. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has added 75,000 archival images from Meredith Corporation’s LIFE Picture Collection, an iconic visual…

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Shutterstock Celebrates Oscar-Nominated Films with Reimagined Movie Posters

Original movie poster designs pay tribute to iconic artists around the world while showcasing the broad range of Shutterstock content Shutterstock press release – 5 February, 2020. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today launched its eighth annual Oscar Pop! poster series…

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United Kingdom, England, Wiltshire, Castle Combe, Great Britain, Cotswolds, British Isles, Streets of the medieval village

The Cotswolds is one of the most quintessentially English regions of our   green and pleasant land and our largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Spread over six counties of England, the Cotswolds’ unspoiled market towns, charming villages and rolling hills exert a magnetic attraction over everyone searching for England’s rural idyll. Come and see all…

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Ural owl (Strix uralensis) hunting, Tartumaa county, Southern Estonia.

Nature Picture Library photographer Sven Začek was stalking moose in a frozen Estonian forest when he saw his first Ural owl. Looking into her black eyes was the beginning of an obsession which has lasted for nearly two decades. Sven’s extensive portfolio on the Ural owl reveals intimate insights into the behaviour of this charismatic…

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