Google, in collaboration with Shutterstock, announced the launch of licensable Images on Google Images this week. This long-awaited feature is one that has a significant impact on our global community, helping them license their content through google image search. By specifying licensing information for photos on websites, Google is educating internet users on how visual…

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Matt Herron, whose powerful images of the civil rights movement from within the heart of Mississippi in the 1960s helped push for change, has died in a glider crash at the age of 89. Matt was the pilot. In keeping with his endless adventurous spirit, he took up gliding at the age of 70 –…

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FOCAL is pleased to announce the two shortlist nominations for Footage Company of the Year 2020 – LOLA Clips and Reelin’ In The Years Productions. Both submissions shortlisted had to demonstrate how and where their company introduced a new service, initiative or innovation in the past year. The winners will be announced in our virtual…

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This month our footage spotlight shines on the work of French camerawoman Frederique Olivier. We represent more than 2000 of Fred’s video clips, covering a wide range of locations and subjects. She is particularly known for her work from the polar regions, but recent video also includes coverage from Utah and underwater material from the…

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Black chinned hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri) feeding, Castle Valley, Utah, USA ©Fred Olivier / naturepl.com

Our video shooters have been busy and we’ve added some great new clips to our site recently. Take a look at our new Spring 2020 Showreel, featuring material by Fred Olivier, Richard Sidey, Derek Galan and Dave Bevan. You’ll find birds in action, icebergs and polar bears, whales from all angles, and some amazing drone…

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TopFoto has secured exclusive rights to organise and represent this small but fascinating collection, much of which has never been seen.  Graham Keen was a candid chronicler of the 1960s London scene centred on Soho’s Better Books and the Indica Gallery, crossing over with the Marquee Club and hidden venues where unknown mega-stars of the…

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mary evans picture library homepage

We hear the current lockdown is generating a spate of spring cleaning activity around the country and we’re no exception here at the library. If you’ve visited our website recently, you will have noticed that our home page has had a bit of spit and polish, and has come up looking sparklingly refreshed. The aim…

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Shutterstock press release – 15 April, 2020. Faced with challenges to produce high-quality video content at scale, new footage subscription provides content creators with efficient solutions to meet market demands 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 an…

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The Digital Medial Licensing Association (DMLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Elaine Vitt as Executive Director. Ms. Vitt brings a unique set of skills to DMLA, with significant experience in journalism, international marketing & communications, non-profit trade association management, event planning and content generation. Her strong strategic, communications and administrative skills match the evolving…

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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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