Obituary: Frank Selby, 1918–2018, Founder of Rex Features

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For many years there was an unbending 3pm routine at Rex Features, the London photographic agency: the tea lady would refresh the staff from her trolley before presenting its founder, Frank Selby, with his customary espresso, fuel for his favourite task of the day. While his wife Elizabeth tended the agency’s accounts, Frank edited the…

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Rex Features founder Frank Selby dies

Frank Selby, co-founder of Rex Features , viewing 100th birthday wishes....

Frank Selby (Feri Salusinszky) 12 January 1918 – 17 February 2018 “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our much-loved and wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather Frank Selby. He passed away quickly and peacefully at his London home on the morning of Saturday 17th February, having just minutes earlier…

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Call for entries: 4th CEPIC Stock Photography Awards


The 4th edition of the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards is now open and free to enter for all photographers worldwide. The Awards will distribute 5.000 EUR in prizes for the best images in these categories: Natural Environment Travel the World People Wildlife Concepts The main prize winner will receive: The title “CEPIC Stock Photographer of…

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Nature Picture Library supports Trees for Life’s The Reds Return project

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Nature Picture Library are delighted to announce that the new conservation project they are supporting this quarter is Trees for Life’s The Reds Return project, which involves translocating red squirrels from their strongholds in the Inverness region of Scotland to areas of suitable forest in the North West Highlands. These woodlands provide ideal habitat but…

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Reportdigital review of 2017: News/Editorial and Archive additions

Review of the Year 2017 News & Editorial 2017 Selection Archive added 2017 Selection Latest galleries    Categories/subcategories    Archive Arts and culture Black, minority, ethnic Crime, law and justice Disaster and accidents Economy Education Environmental issues Health Lifestyle and leisure Politics Protest Religion and belief Science and technology Social issues Sport Trades Union Unrest conflict and war Weather Work…

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FOCAL International Awards 2018 submissions now open

FOCAL International press release – 25 October 2017. The fifteenth FOCAL International Awards are underway with the opening of our new submissions entry site, powered by BAFTA Nucleus. “Archives are the Future” – Lord David Puttnam, FOCAL Patron Footage is essential. From user generated content to historic film, it documents our past and current worlds.…

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Announcing The Bridgeman Folio I

Bridgeman Images press release – 13 October, 2017. Bridgeman Images is pleased to announce the launch of the Bridgeman Folio I. This limited edition Folio features specially commissioned lithographs by 6 Royal Academicians and has been made in conjunction with the acclaimed Paupers Press. Featured artists: Eileen Cooper RA Paul Huxley RA Vanessa Jackson RA Stephen…

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Alamy is awarded Stationers’ Company Warrant for excellence

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Alamy press release – 11 October, 2017. Alamy has received an award commending the excellence of its live news and stock imagery and its ability to meet the demands of the publishing industries. Alamy has been awarded a Stationers’ Company Warrant for the excellence of its live news and stock imagery. The award acknowledges Alamy’s…

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Alamy launches new international websites to meet customer demand

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Alamy press release – 9 October, 2017. Today, Alamy has launched a Spanish language version of its customer website with additional language sites for Italian, French and Portuguese-speaking countries scheduled to launch at a later date. Alamy has launched the first of its four new international websites today, in response to growing customer demand in…

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