How to source images – A guide for authors, an article written by The Photo Collective

Do you need to source and clear images for your new book or product and don’t know where to start? Read on for tips and advice from the Photo Collective on image sourcing. You are finally fulfilling your dream of writing a book or maybe you have written a few and you have never sourced…

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Mary Evans Picture Library: Colouring The Past

Mary Evans Picture Library have  recently injected a boost of colour into over 8000 of their black and white historical images by utilising AI. The sensitive results are impressive and have lifted some of these images to a new level of immediacy. Have a browse through this edited selection to see some lovely examples of…

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CEPIC Congress 2022 – Palma de Mallorca

Stephen Rafferty of Eye Ubiquitous has kindly shared with BAPLA images of CEPIC Congress 2022 which took place in Palma De Mallorca at the end of May. These images can be viewed on the PICSEL website here, and are also available to view on the Eye Ubiquitous site. BAPLA and CEPIC Executive Board member Paul…

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Mary Evans Picture Library Platinum Jubilee Pictures

From Mary Evans ‘A Jubilant Reminder’: With the UK celebrating the first ever royal Platinum Jubilee, it’s no surprise that the news stands are full of special issues commemorating Her Majesty’s 70 years on the throne. The Illustrated London News, the world’s first illustrated paper, launched 180 years ago in May 1842, was a pioneer…

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Nature Picture Library Launch Showreel for Earth Day 2022

Today 22 April is Earth Day 2022, what better time For Nature Picture Library to launch their New Life showreel, celebrating spring as a season of birth and renewal in the natural world? This year the Earth Day theme is Invest in our Planet – people, businesses and governments urgently need to take action together…

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Nature Picture Library Photographer, Milan Radisics, winner in the Sony World Photography Awards!

NPL photographer Milan Radisics has been announced as winner of the Wildlife and Nature category of the Sony World Photography Awards. The winning portfolio reveals the fascinating behaviour of a young vixen living close to Milan’s country home in a Hungarian village. By using remote camera equipment, Milan was able to create an intimate portrait…

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Nature Picture Library News

This week sees the UK publication of FLAMINGO by Claudio Contreras Koob and Martha A. Salazar, with the US edition due to follow next week. Nature Picture Library was delighted to work closely with the authors and publisher teNeues Media to bring this beautiful work to publication. FLAMINGO is a celebration and in-depth study of…

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Mary Evans Collections Crossover: Caricatures

Caricature, the art of exaggerating or simplifying an individual’s physical appearance or characteristics for satirical, political or celebratory effect, has a long and laughter-filled history. In fact, if you type ‘caricature’ into our website, there are more than 4,500 portraits where jug ears, bulging eyes, lantern jaws, frizzy hair, knobbly knees, shiny pates, bushy beards,…

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Royal Armouries Image Library Women in War collection

Earlier this month was International Women’s Day and with this in mind Royal Armouries Image Library want to share their Women in War collection with you. This online image library features varied roles women have played in the art of warfare throughout history. From the mysterious 14th-century female fencer, Walpurgis, seen in Royal Armouries Image…

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March highlights from Nature Picture Library

Nature Picture Library have added almost 2000 new stills and clips to their site over the last month. Look out for European birds and butterflies in action, stoats in winter, a fantastic range of marine life from tropical and cold waters, chimpanzee behaviour, and wide-ranging coverage on Australian wildlife from new contributor and bat specialist…

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