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October highlights from Nature Picture Library

Two male Zoarchias major eelpouts (Zoarchias major) engaged in a mouth-to-mouth confrontation. Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, Pacific Ocean.

It’s been another busy month of adding new images to naturepl.com. There was a really strong mix of new marine images, including whales, dolphins, sea turtles, seahorses, octopus and lots of bizarre fish and invertebrates. In addition, Nature Picture Library would like to flag up wild snow leopards, urban foxes, South American wildlife and some…

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Mary Evans Collection: Scraps

Eight pigs sitting on a school bench ©The David Pearson Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

The phenomenon of the scrap book or album dates back to the eighteenth century, but the craze really took hold during the Victorian era when compiling albums of pictures, sketches and paintings along with cards, sentimental verse and prose, became a widely embraced hobby among well-to-do young ladies. To feed this craze, from the mid-1860s,…

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4Corners Images: Isles of Scilly

United Kingdom, England, Cornwall, Isles of Scilly, Boat at low tide, St Martin's island

Landscape photographer Robert Birkby has captured the Isles of Scilly for 4Corners. Thirty miles off Cornwall’s Land’s End on England’s southwest coast, the Scilly Isles are the UK’s smallest designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Robert’s shots reveal the charm of the Scillies. Take a little time to appreciate the islands’ special climate and…

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Shutterstock Custom launches smart brief to simplify and expedite the creative brief process

Shutterstock Custom Launches Smart Brief to Simplify and Expedite the Creative Brief Process

Shutterstock press release – 2 October, 2019. New product dramatically cuts brief drafting time and enables collaboration to meet client needs faster and with less upfront effort Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced the launch of Smart Brief, a new…

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Mint Images short stories showcase

Screenshot of Mint Images short stories showcase

The Mint Images team are proud to have increased the content of the highly commercial Mint Images RF collection to over 51,000 images of the natural world, the built environment and our life on this planet.  Mint Images are showcasing Spaces Images content and work with new and established photographers to create the best in…

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Mary Evans Collection: Maurice Ambler

A cool City gent in smart suit, bowler hat and dark sunglasses stands at the centre of a group of young hippies with their long hair, jeans, teeshirts, ponchos and mini skirts. Date: early 1970s

Mary Evans Picture Library have represented Maurice Ambler since 1996. Ambler was born in 1912 and had a distinguished career as a photojournalist, including eight years of photographic assignments for Picture Post in the 1950s and ’60s. He aimed to achieve what Henri Cartier-Bresson called ‘the decisive moment’, capturing a fleeting expression or idiosyncratic scene.…

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September highlights from Nature Picture Library

Hybrid Poplar tree plantation in autumn (Populs sp.). Boardman Tree Farm, near Irrigon, Oregon, USA. ©John Shaw / naturepl.com

Nature Picture Library have added an intriguing mix of new images to their site in the last month, from all corners of the globe. Browse the September highlights gallery, which has lemurs from Madagascar, weird marsupials from Australia, macro work from Cyprus, marine life from the Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific, and some evocative North American…

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LSP 2 Day Picture Research course 10% off in October

The LSP Picture Research course is recognised as being the UK’s leading training course in this subject. The course is suitable for those interested in pursuing a career in picture research and picture editing, those in the early stages of their career or those who require refresher training to keep up-to-date with any changes affecting…

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4Corners Images: new images of Memphis and Nashville

United States, Tennessee, Nashville, Neon Signs on Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

4Corners contributor Suzanne Kremer put on her blue suede shoes and boarded the plane for a walk through the legendary neon lit streets of Memphis, Birthplace of Blues and Nashville, the Home of Country. At Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion and on every corner, both Nashville and Memphis trumpet their long musical heritage. Blues and Country…

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Science Photo Library and Sucré Salé announce strategic partnership

Science Photo Library press release – 3 September, 2019. Science Photo Library (SPL), the world’s leading source of science and medicine content and Sucré Salé, one of France’s leading photo agencies, announced today a strategic partnership to deliver SPL’s collection of scientific images and videos to the French market. SPL has worked for over 40…

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