Reelin’ In The Years Productions: Farewell to a legend

For those of you that are my friends you know that since 1998 I’ve known Charlie Watts (not well) but I was always invited to be his guest backstage whenever the Stones were on tour. We became “friends” in 1998 when I first started to represent European archives and began uncovering unseen Jazz footage. From…

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NPG: meet the shortlist for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2021

Images L-R: David by Katya Ilina © Katya Ilina; Yuki San from the series Hakanai Sonzai by Pierre-Elie de Pibrac © Pierre-Elie de Pibrac; Merna Beasley, Kurtijar Woman from the series Tribute to Indigenous Stock Women by David Prichard © David Prichard

Katya Ilina, Pierre-Elie de Pibrac and David Prichard have been shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2021, having been selected from over 5,392 entries and from 2,215 photographers. Discover the full series of portraits from our shortlisted photographers on our website. All the prize winners will be announced on Monday 8 November 2021. These shortlisted works will feature in the Taylor Wessing…

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Shutterstock Editorial launches Rights and Clearance service

Rights and Clearance is a dedicated service for Shutterstock's global customer base that obtains third party permissions across the entire portfolio of assets for promotional use. Image caption: Waiter Rene Breguet at waiter's school on skates practicing carrying tray of cocktails while on the ice at the Grand Hotel. By: Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection/Shutterstock

Shutterstock press release – 26 August, 2021. Shutterstock Editorial’s in-house Rights and Clearance team secures permissions for commercial use across intellectual property, talent and more 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 the launch of Rights and Clearance, a…

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Cultura Creative: representing diversity in illustration

We are proud to represent the work of illustrator, Yasmine Kadhim. Here she talks through her most recent body of work, a unique and powerful collection of illustrations representing women in all their forms and depicting matters that are important in life, yet often left hidden from the public gaze and still considered a taboo subject in modern society.…

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Mary Evans collection of the week: Michael Buhler

'Kelly Cahill' (pseudonym) is abducted while driving home with her husband, seemingly confirmed by other witnesses. Date: 8th August 1993

Our co-founder Hilary Evans was a renowned expert in the field of paranormal, and, as a member of the British UFO Research Association and co-founder of the Association for Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena, took a balanced and scholarly approach to the concept of alien abductions, preferring to focus on the psychological aspects of those…

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Getty Images to deliver stunning imagery from Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Getty Images press release – 19 August, 2021. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, today announced its award-winning photographers, editors and operations staff will capture stunning imagery from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. As the Official Photographic Agency and as the Official Imagery Supplier to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Getty Images will…

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Latest Eyecatchers from Nature Picture Library

Are you looking for inspiring images that tell a story? Then take a look at our new Eyecatchers collection of amazing, unusual photographs from the natural world. Read the full story behind the pictures in our Eyecatchers PDF, or browse the image selection in the Eyecatchers gallery. Nature Picture Library newsletter – 19 August, 2021. Green sea…

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Shutterstock announces integration with OpenText, a worldwide leader in digital asset management

The integration with OpenText will offer Shutterstock Enterprise and OpenText customers direct access to 380M+ high-quality Shutterstock images via OpenText Media Management.

Shutterstock press release – 12 August, 2021. Through the partnership, customers will have direct access to 380M+ Shutterstock images from inside OpenText Media Management, an industry-leading DAM platform 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 an API integration with OpenText. The…

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Nature Picture Library: panda twins bring joy to France

Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) female, Huan Huan, holding her female twin newborn babies, Beauval ZooParc, France 2 August 2021. Editorial use only.

NPL photographer Eric Baccega has enjoyed the great privilege of documenting the first viable giant panda twins to be born in France. The babies were born to mother Huan Huan at Beauval Zoo, on 2nd August. Eric’s unique stills and video, showing Huan Huan’s labour, and the subsequent birth and aftercare of two healthy females,…

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Signs and Symbols from Werner Forman Archive


Werner Forman Archive press release – 12 August, 2021 The unique and unusual caught Werner Forman’s eye in his extensive travels and he photographed many symbols and cultural artefacts from the world’s great civilisations. Here is a selection of a few: Top: Ashanti comb. These were usually given as gifts from admirers or presented at…

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