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National Portrait Gallery to represent National Trust portraiture collection for commercial licensing

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 appoints Rachna Bhasin to its board of directors

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 Studios: pictures, videos, and recipes made to measure

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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Great(stock) anthology gets global recognition at Cannes

Greatstock press release – 23 July, 2019. The widely acclaimed ‘Anthology of (Great)stock Poetry’ campaign by local visual services provider, Greatstock, was recently shortlisted for two awards at Cannes. It was the only South African campaign to be shortlisted in the Direct Mail and Copywriting categories. “Just being shortlisted from a global field of heavy…

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Introducing Shutterstock Elements, thousands of cinema-grade video effects for filmmakers

Shutterstock press release – 16 July, 2019. Blockbuster-quality video effects created by industry professionals, including 4K lens flares, essential transitions, captivating video kits with smoke, fire, explosions and more Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced its new footage offering- Shutterstock…

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Getty Images awards $20,000 LGBTQ+ Stories Creative Bursary to three emerging photographers as part of broader effort to encourage diverse, inclusive storytelling

Self Portrait As My Mother As A Cheerleader, 2018 © Vaughan Larsen

Getty Images press release – 26 June, 2019. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has named three recipients of its bi-annual global Creative Bursary, titled LGBTQ+ Stories, with each photographer receiving one-time grants of $10,000, $7,000 and $3,000, for first, second and third place respectively.   As part of Getty Images’ global mission…

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Shutterstock announces management changes

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Shutterstock press release – 25 June, 2019. Co-COO and CFO Steven Berns to Depart Company; CAO Steve Ciardiello Appointed Interim CFO and Stan Pavlovsky Named President and COO Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced that Co-Chief Operating Officer and Chief…

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