We hope you are all staying at home and taking care of yourselves and your loved ones. Our thoughts go to all the people affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, and to those who are doing an incredible job to keep everyone as safe as possible. While our sites are closed to the public until the…

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BAPLA was one of the signatories of the Creative Industry Federation’s letter to Rishi Sunak MP in support of the self-employed in the UK’s creative workforce. A recent survey from the Federation on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic found that 60% of creative freelancers predict their income will more than halve in 2020 and…

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We are still here for you. In order to preserve the health of the team and keep the business available to our clients during the Covid-19 pandemic; we have moved operations to our homes.  Everything else is business as usual (with the occasional extra team/family member) for our clients, contributors and partners. Please feel free…

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The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds and Fort Nelson in Hampshire are closed to the public until further notice. However, our Licensing team has the capacity to work offsite, therefore it will be business as usual for most requests. Unfortunately there will be delays in fulfilling new photography requests due to the difficulty of accessing…

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Nature Picture Library continues to be fully functional in the current difficult circumstances worldwide. We are set up for remote access and home working and our website continues to function as usual. For the moment our office is staffed but not open to visitors. We aim to continue providing the best service to our clients,…

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collages of images by heather angel

Nature Picture Library newsletter – 5 December, 2019. We are delighted to announce that we now represent Heather Angel, one of the UK’s most prolific and well-travelled nature photographers. In her long career in photography, Heather has written 60 books and made more than 30 trips to China alone. Equally fascinated by wildlife and plants,…

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British Pathé newsletter – 4 December, 2019. We understand how busy journalists can be, so we have created an online licensing tool that enables newsrooms to access archive footage quickly and easily, without having to worry about reaching our staff when you urgently need video clips out of office hours. What is more, we have…

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Oil painting on panel, King Henry VIII (1491-1547), after Hans Holbein the younger (Augsburg 1497/8 - London 1543), 16th century. A half-length portrait in richly embroidered brown coat, jewelled and feathered black cap, jewelled gold neck chain of H design and jewelled medallion. Holding leather gloves in his right hand, ring on index finger. Frame has gilt label 'Henry VIII, Holbein'. Picture light attached to back of frame. One of several copies of a lost original. From Newbattle Abbey.

National Portrait Gallery press release – 15 August, 2019. The National Portrait Gallery is pleased to announce representation of over 3,000 portraits from the National Trust collection, which are now available for commercial licensing and reproduction. The Gallery holds the most extensive  collection of portraits in the world, more than 330,000, and is expanding the content…

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Shutterstock press release – 6 August, 2019. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced that Rachna Bhasin, Founder and CEO of EQ Partners and a Co-Founder of Pacifica Investments, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors and will serve…

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StockFood press release – 1 August, 2019 New production service at StockFood StockFood food media agency launches StockFood Studios, an innovative production service for food photography. The Munich-based food experts, whose international brand is synonymous with professional food photography, are expanding their portfolio to include commissioned productions. The website www.stockfoodstudios.com offers this new service. StockFood…

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