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Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) landing among flock, Elliðaey, Westman Isles, Iceland, June

BAPLA Connect: Thursday 7th – Friday 8th October Great keynotes, panel sessions and time to talk to industry colleagues await at this new online networking event. Join us in our own Breakout Room on both days from 15.00 to 16:30. There, you’ll see presentations on our environmental content, our growing video coverage, and notable new…

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Shutterstock launches FLEX Premium, offering greater creative flexibility to small- and medium-sized businesses

Shutterstock FLEX Premium not only offers unrestricted access across multiple assets to over 380 million visuals, tracks, and footage, but even expands to Shutterstock's impressive Editorial collection.

Shutterstock press release – 9 September, 2021. Shutterstock FLEX Premium is an all-in-one solution for SMBs and their creative needs, enabling frictionless multi-asset consumption with flexible add-ons and licensing features Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and applications for brands, businesses and media companies, today announced the launch…

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Shutterstock acquires PicMonkey, a leading creative design platform

Shutterstock press release – 7 September, 2021. The acquisition provides Shutterstock’s global customer community with professional-grade, easy-to-use design tools Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and applications for brands, businesses and media companies, today announced the acquisition of PicMonkey, a leading online graphic design and image editing platform that…

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Cultura Creative and GUAP

Image Source press release – 31 August, 2021. Cultura Creative today announces the winners of its first new Photo Competition in parallel with GUAP magazine initiative to celebrate Black Photographers and encouraging excellence in creativity. Cultura Creative is part of the Image Source family, an independent award-winning high-end stock agency founded in London in 1999…

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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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