Mary Evans collection of the week: The Museum of the Home

Group portrait of Alfred Rooke and his family at their home in Mount Park, Ealing, watercolour on paper, by Thomas Matthews Rooke (1842-1942), c.1891-2. Date: 1891-1892

We’ve been doing a lot of stuff at home this year. Just about everything in fact. And Christmas will be no different, so we thought we’d revisit a collection this week that specialises in the subject. The Museum of the Home, formerly known as the Geffrye Museum, explores the home and the way people have…

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British Pathé partners with Reuters News Agency to bring more than 20,000 historic newsreels to YouTube

British Paramount Film Camera

British Pathé press release – 17 December, 2020. New Video treasure trove available on YouTube The British Pathé Archive has partnered with the Reuters News Agency to bring more than 20,000 historic newsreels to YouTube for the first time. The videos have been made available for worldwide viewing on the popular British Pathé YouTube channel.History lovers…

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Getty Images and iStock award $20,000 in grants to support the next generation of creative talent

Light painting between the rock formations in the Costa Brava coastline.

Getty Images press release – 15 December, 2020. The “Definition Future” Creative Bursary, which includes financial support and mentorship, helps three emerging creatives as they seek to explore current and future realities Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications celebrating its 25th year, and its subsidiary iStock, today awarded three grants of US$10,000, $7,000 and…

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#ShowUs grant of $10,000 open to women, female-identifying and non-binary voices in commercial film and photography

Portrait of mother and daughter talking to each other

Getty Images press release – 9 December, 2020 Getty Images, in partnership with Dove and Girlgaze launches latest #ShowUs Grant to provide financial support and mentorship to photographers and videographers who are committed to authentically representing women, female-identifying and non-binary individuals Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, in partnership with Dove and Girlgaze, has…

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Shutterstock launches The Create Fund

The Create Fund logo

Shutterstock press release – 10 December, 2020. New $300,000 grant program aimed at supporting underrepresented artists Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions for brands, businesses and media in need of high-quality content, tools and services, today announced The Create Fund, a $300,000 artist grant program. The Create Fund provides financial and professional support for artists around…

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Shutterstock announces integration with WordPress

Shutterstock press release – 9 December, 2020. The new plugin will give users access to Shutterstock’s 350+ million assets and automatically offer Smart Image Recommendations based on text entry Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced a new integration with WordPress, a top publishing…

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Image Source Limited announces the launch of

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Image Source press release – 7 December, 2020. Image Source, the leading independent premium stock licensing agency today announces the launch of its Stock Video site for premium stock licensing  – addressing the growing demand for premium stock video across the world. Footage is part of the Image Source family, an independent award-winning high-end…

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Shutterstock: the story of 2020 in photos

Shutterstock press release – 7 December, 2020. Shutterstock Editorial reveals the extraordinary moments that dominated the headlines in a year like no other Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), today launched its much-anticipated 2020 Year in Review, a collection of photographs documenting the historic moments that shaped our lives this past year. As the world prepares to ring in the new year,…

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BAPLA Open Letter to Future Publishing Ltd and NewsUK in reference to unfair contracts

British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies

Over the last few months, we have received reports from members about unfair contract terms they, and their contributing photographers, have been issued with by two major publishers – Future Publishing Ltd and NewsUK. These new contracts, and the inability to negotiate fair terms, have caused significant and undue pressure on both our members and…

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GLAAD and Getty Images launch photographer guidelines to support the authentic visual representation of the transgender community

Trans woman buying lemonade

Getty Images press release – 2 December, 2020. Through an ongoing partnership, GLAAD and Getty Images will craft a series of specialized guidelines to help iStock and Getty Images photographers and videographers more authentically represent the broader LGBTQ community Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, today announced an exclusive partnership with GLAAD, the…

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