FOCAL AWARDS 2019

FOCAL International press release – 13 February, 2019 The legendary and inventive director to receive Lifetime Achievement Award FOCAL International are delighted to announce that the 2019 recipient of the FOCAL Lifetime Achievement Award will be the renowned film director, Julien Temple.    Julien Temple’s celebrated filmography traverses the realms of fiction, documentary and music…

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A Tankagle spirit dance mask from Liberia; Samurai armour; and Tutankhamun: Photos: Werner Forman Archive

Masks have played a part in human society from its very beginnings to today. During his long photographic career, Werner Forman photographed masks from all around the world, and many different eras. The picture above shows three different masks: Tankagle spirit dance mask from Liberia Samurai armour Tutankhamun The Werner Forman Archive collection contains a…

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by REX/Shutterstock (450728b) JOHN SELBY REX FEATURES STAFF IN THE OFFICE ON THE WEDDING DAY OF PRINCE ANDREW AND SARAH FERGUSON - 23 JUL 1986

Martin Hillier, a Director for more than 30 years of Rex Features photo agency, passed away on Wednesday 30th January. He was 61. Martin had been with Rex since 1974 and was very highly-regarded by everyone he worked with. He retired from the business when the family-owned Company was sold in an MBO in 2011 but…

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Young White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) in a reinforced steel boma, blindfolded and partially drugged after a long journey from South Africa, before being released into the wild in Botswana. September 2017. Winner of the Environment Singles category in the 2018 World Press Photo contest. Highly commended in the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award 2017. Highly Commended in the Natural World Category of the Sony Photography Awards 2018. Gold Winner of the Nature Category, and Third place in the Press category of the Paris Photography Prize 2018. Runner up in the Science & Natural History category Picture of the Year International (POYI) 2018. Winner of the Environmental Picture Story Category of the NPPA Best in Photojournalism contest.

Nature Picture Library’s photographers were successful in many of the major photographic competitions of 2018. Neil Aldridge won the Environment Singles category in the World Press Photo competition, as well as portfolio awards at NPPA and Nature Photographer of the Year, Jen Guyton won the Plants and Fungi category of Wildlife Photographer of the Year,…

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Garden Media Guild press release – 7 December 2018. An Ayrshire photographer has won the Gordon Rae Photographer of The Year award at the Garden Media Guild Awards, the so-called gardening ‘Oscars’. Andrea Jones, who lives in Barr near Girvan, was recognised for her portfolio of professional photography published in various national and international media…

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Codex Atlanticus, sheet 33 recto, Study for two mortars firing explosive bombs. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) / Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy / © Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana/Metis e Mida Informatica/Mondadori Portfolio / Bridgeman Image

Bridgeman Images press release – 23 November, 2018. We are very excited to announce that, thanks to the partnership between Mondadori Portfolio and the Ambrosiana, we now represent the amazing Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana collection, which is comprised of over 6,000 images and contains some of the most important works of literature and fine art in…

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A whale shark swims by while a plastic bag floats around. Plastic kills way too much marine life.

Specialist aquatic wildlife photo library, Image Quest Marine, is launching a brand new newsletter. The newsletter will showcase their beautiful underwater photography, as well as sharing exclusive collection news and photographer features. It promises to be a useful resource for photo editors and picture researchers, particularly those working on scientific and nature-related subjects. To sign…

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Copytrack news – 24 October, 2018. Whether photographer, picture agency or blogger: One thing is always scarce, time. Therefore it is  particularly important to us to make the handling of our system as simple and intuitive as possible. We are pleased to present you some new features which we have developed in the past months…

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Sciencephoto.com boasts a clean design and intuitive navigation to help you create stunning boards and quickly find everything you need. The website is fully responsive on mobile devices to help you browse while on-the-go. Science Photo Library have also introduced new content and a range of inspirational galleries that show the breadth of their amazing…

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CEPIC Congress 5 –  7 June 2019 Nonstop networking with picture industry professionals from +30 countries. The only event of the year where you can attend three days of nonstop networking and conferences focusing on the latest developments in the picture industry. Meet agencies’ CEOs and sales representatives, as well as footage suppliers, industry service…

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