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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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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