Our Photo of the Month (above) comes from a selection of new images by our long-term contributor, Jim Greenfield. It shows a Veined Octopus using two shells to create a protective shelter. It is one of many fascinating behavioural shots captured by Jim. You can see more highlights from his latest work in this special edited…

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The acquisition of TurboSquid establishes Shutterstock as the premium destination for 3D models.

Shutterstock press release – 26 January, 20221 Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) (the “Company”), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies, today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TurboSquid, Inc., positioning Shutterstock as the world’s largest 3D marketplace. For over 20 years, TurboSquid…

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For forty years, Rod Shone worked as a photographer for advertising and corporate clients as well as for newspaper colour supplements. But in between professional obligations, he spent time working on a personal portfolio of street photographs, taken in Britain, France, Italy, Spain, Egypt, Cuba and the Soviet Union, mainly during the 1980s. Rod’s collection…

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On this day: 22 January 1901  Queen Victoria died 120 years ago today, and we are taking the opportunity to mark the day by showcasing some interesting images from our image library with particular links to this long-serving British monarch. Victoria came to the throne in 1837 and reigned for over 63 years, a period spanning Britain’s great age of industrial advancement, economic progress,…

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Getty Images press release – 19 January, 2021 Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, is partnering with the NAACP, the largest social justice organization, to amplify and expand the visual narrative of the Black community as it relates to characterizations in media and advertising on a national scale. In the coming months, the civil…

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Now, more than ever, it’s time to re-examine our relationship with animals. That’s the message behind new book Animosity, the culmination of a decade of photojournalism by award-winning photographer Aaron Gekoski. “I’ve been subjected to scenes that no-one should witness,” says Gekoski. “Animals have always been viewed as commodities to eat, exploit or enjoy. It’s going…

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In the 10th anniversary edition of Shutterstock's annual Creative Trends report, the trends centered around individuality, imperfection, authenticity, and escapism.

Shutterstock press release – 19 January, 2021. The data-driven report predicts the 10 key graphic, photography, footage and music trends based on billions of customer searches that will define creativity and innovation in 2021 Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies,…

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Shutterstock extends its exclusive agreement with the european pressphoto agency b.v. (epa) to distribute its unique collection of visual content to North America, the U.K. and Ireland.

Shutterstock press release – 15 January, 2021. The renewal will continue to make epa images exclusively available for license through Shutterstock in North America, the U.K. and Ireland Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies, today announced it will extend its…

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The director of the collection of ancient art and culture photographed by Werner Forman passed away peacefully at home just after Christmas. Born in Tasmania in 1935, Barbara moved to London where she met publisher Martin Heller, her future husband, and through him the art, culture and ancient history photographer Werner Forman. She provided the…

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Pubs eh. Remember them? If you’re missing the simple joy of a cold pint and a crackling fire, or just the thrill of being somewhere that isn’t home, soaking up the convivial atmosphere among other people, then this collection will quicken your heart. We are delighted to announce our representation of the National Brewery Centre…

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