Mary Evans Picture Library Collections Crossover: Flowers and Gardens

June marks the time of peak abundance in our gardens, and whether you’ve got a few pots on a balcony, or couple of acres of manicured lawns and herbaceous borders, with the sun shining on at least on some of us this week, it’s likely that pottering or sunbathing in your outdoor space will be…

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Celebrating fifty years of Bridgeman Images

Industry press release In June 2022 Bridgeman Images turns 50. We celebrate a creative community that is half a century old and includes artists, museums, collections and the best clients worldwide! Prior to 1972 some of the greatest artworks were hidden from the public. Even if the original were exhibited in a gallery or museum,…

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National Portrait Gallery commissions new portrait of Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis by Sir Peter Blake

Industry Press release The National Portrait Gallery, London, announced its commission of a new portrait, depicting Glastonbury Festival’s founder, Michael Eavis on Saturday 25 June 2022. Painted by British artist, Sir Peter Blake, the portrait shows Eavis standing in front of the festival’s iconic Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm, where the 50th festival is being…

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FOCAL International Announce Winners from 19th annual FOCAL International Awards

FOCAL International are proud to announce the winners from last night’s 19th annual FOCAL International Awards held at The Landmark hotel London hosted by Sally Phillips. In total 16 awards were announced across production, restoration & preservation and personnel, all recognising and honouring the achievements and work within the AudioVisual industry. FOCAL would like to…

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BRITISH PATHÉ APPOINTS NEW LICENSING EXECUTIVE FOR WESTERN EUROPE & THE MIDDLE EAST

British Pathé, the media company founded in 1910 by renowned French filmmaker Charles Pathé, has appointed Eric Cambronne to oversee its archive licensing service for producers in Western Europe and the Middle East. A native French-speaker and veteran of the licensing industry, Eric will be an invaluable addition to the British Pathé team, building the…

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How to source images – A guide for authors, an article written by The Photo Collective

Do you need to source and clear images for your new book or product and don’t know where to start? Read on for tips and advice from the Photo Collective on image sourcing. You are finally fulfilling your dream of writing a book or maybe you have written a few and you have never sourced…

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Mary Evans Picture Library: Colouring The Past

Mary Evans Picture Library have  recently injected a boost of colour into over 8000 of their black and white historical images by utilising AI. The sensitive results are impressive and have lifted some of these images to a new level of immediacy. Have a browse through this edited selection to see some lovely examples of…

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SHUTTERSTOCK ACQUIRES SPLASH NEWS

SHUTTERSTOCK ACQUIRES SPLASH NEWS, ONE OF THE WORLD’S LEADING ENTERTAINMENT NEWS NETWORKS NEW YORK, May 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), the leading global creative platform for transformative brands and media companies, today announced the acquisition of Splash News, one of the world’s leading entertainment news networks for newsrooms and media companies. A leading source for image and video…

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CEPIC Congress 2022 – Palma de Mallorca

Stephen Rafferty of Eye Ubiquitous has kindly shared with BAPLA images of CEPIC Congress 2022 which took place in Palma De Mallorca at the end of May. These images can be viewed on the PICSEL website here, and are also available to view on the Eye Ubiquitous site. BAPLA and CEPIC Executive Board member Paul…

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The Estate of Howard Hodgkin joins Artimage

You can now license over 500 images from the archive of The Estate of Howard Hodgkin through Artimage. Artimage’s have a full range of images from different periods of Hodgkin’s long and prolific career, ready to license and use for your projects, their selection of images spans from the late 1940s to his last paintings.…

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