Industry Press Releases

Shutterstock and AP renew multiyear distribution deal

Shutterstock press release – 23 April, 2019. Shutterstock will remain key distributor of AP images in the US, UK and Ireland. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), ​a leading global technology company offering high-quality content, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced the renewal of its agreement with The Associated Press (AP) to distribute AP’s…

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FOCAL International Awards 2019 early bird tickets now on sale

FOCAL International press release – 12 April, 2019 The FOCAL International Awards, now in its 16th year, celebrate achievement in the use of footage in all variety of genres, across all media platforms, plus archive restoration & preservation. Come and join us for another fabulous evening to celebrate the leading and most complete set of…

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Royal Armouries launches new online picture library

Royal Armouries press release – 1 April, 2019. The Royal Armouries, keeper of the UK’s national collection of arms and armour, has launched a new online image library of over 20,000 high resolution images relating to arms, armour and artillery, dating from ancient times to the present day. The new online platform will allow users…

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School of Athens, exclusive post-restoration images of the Raphael cartoon now available at Bridgeman Images

Aristotle and his students, detail from The School of Athens, 1510, by Raphael (1483-1520), preparatory cartoon, charcoal and white lead, 285x804 cm. After restoration, Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio of Urbino) (1483-1520) / Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy / © Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana/Malcagni/Mondadori Portfolio / Bridgeman Images

Bridgeman Images press release – 26 March 2019. We are excited to announce that we have new and exclusive post-restoration photography of Raphael’s preliminary study for his fresco masterpiece The School of Athens, via the amazing Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana collection. After the completion of the restoration of The School of Athens preliminary cartoon, Raphael’s masterpiece…

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StockFood takes over travel photo agency Look

UNESCO Welterbe Speicherstadt, Wasserschloss bei Regen, Hansestadt Hamburg, Deutschland

StockFood press release – 20 March, 2019. On April 1, 2019, StockFood GmbH will take over the German travel photo agency Look. All employees, including their long-standing customer advisors and photo editors, will join the StockFood team. For decades, Look has been known as the leading German travel photo agency. From the very beginning, the…

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PA Images enters photography partnership with The Jockey Club

Jockey Jack Kennedy in the changing rooms during Ladies Day of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. Photo credit should read: David Davies/The Jockey Club via PA Images

PA Images press release – 20 March, 2019 As well as editorial coverage of flagship horseracing fixtures during 2019, The Jockey Club will have access to PA Images’ extensive picture library The Jockey Club is the latest major sporting body to partner with PA Images PA Images, home to the prestigious picture collection from the…

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1854 Media announce a new award for women photographers

Kourtney Roy, from the series I Drink

1854 Media press release – 18 March, 2019. Female in Focus is a new award that aims to highlight the extraordinary quality of work​ by women photographers around the world.  It is no secret that there is a gender imbalance within the photography industry, but that is not for lack of interest or talent. While…

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