Bridgeman acquires Leemage Photo Library

The Army of Charlemagne in Paris (fresco), Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872) / Casino Massimo, Rome, Italy

Bridgeman Images announcement – 7 September, 2018. Bridgeman Images is proud and excited to announce the acquisition of the leading Parisian Picture Library, Leemage. This extensive archive includes masterpieces from the ancient world to the modern day, including many exclusively represented photographers as well as the performing arts and authors’ archive Opale which Bridgeman will…

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Getty Images launches AI tool to transform search for media publishers

Panels by Getty Images

Getty Images press release – 2 August, 2018. Getty Images and Vizual.AI partner on ‘Panels by Getty Images’; a new search experience designed to help media customers find the content they need fast Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, today announced the release of Panels by Getty Images, a powerful new artificial intelligence…

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Copytrack makes infringers pay for stolen Nirvana images

Copytrack dog logo

Copytrack press release – 25 July, 2018. Rab Lewin is a photographer with a long career in music photography. He was in Berlin in the 90s and captured iconic images of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana. Recently he found they had been stolen and used by Belgian TV, a global online news site, and others. Copytrack…

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New BM Images website launched

Screenshot of BM images website homepage

Visit the newly designed BM Images website, with larger previews, new image galleries and much more! Explore the site and full spectrum of services, including footage licensing, and discover how they can help inspire your research. If you have any suggestions, feedback or comments, please email and let them know your thoughts!

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Nature Picture Library congratulate Alex Mustard on his MBE

Split level photo of an American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) floating at the surface over a shallow seagrass meadow, close to mangroves. Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Queen National Park, Cuba. Caribbean Sea. Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Queen National Park, Cuba. Caribbean Sea.

Nature Picture Library are delighted to announce that Alex Mustard has been awarded the MBE for services to underwater photography in the Queen’s birthday honours list. To celebrate this excellent news, NPL have created a new gallery of his work including many of his most popular and classic images, as well as more recent material.…

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dpa Picture-Alliance and Getty Images announce strategic distribution partnership

John F. Kennedy speaking near the Berling wall

Getty Images press release – 20 June, 2018. Getty Images will distribute over a century’s worth of definitive moments from dpa Picture-Alliance’s coverage of German politics, sports, entertainment and more dpa Picture-Alliance has today announced a strategic partnership with Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications. The distribution deal will see over a century’s…

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Announcing the Bridgeman Studio Award 2018

Bridgeman Studio Award 2018 logo

Bridgeman Images press release – 18 June, 2018. Bridgeman Images are excited to announce the Bridgeman Studio Award 2018. Now in its 5th year, Bridgeman Studio Award is the fastest growing contemporary art competition for artists, illustrators, and fine art photographers. Partnering with the Affordable Art Fair in New York and London, this year’s prize…

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Shutterstock launches Ireland office

Shutterstock Launches Ireland Office (PRNewsfoto/Shutterstock, Inc.)

Shutterstock press release – 12 June, 2018. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced the launch of its Dublin office with the intent to initially hire 40 professionals including engineering roles, and to potentially grow the team further over the coming years.…

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