There’s a common misconception that travel photos are just there, waiting to be captured time and again when the best travel photography is actually the product of research, creative forethought and timing, as we can see in this lovely moment from an Apulian summer. At the heel of Italy’s elegant boot, Alberobello in Apulia is…

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Posing for the cover photo of a woman's magazine Date: 1950-1960 ca.

At the age of 56, we consider ourselves among the elders of the picture library business, but we’ve got nothing on Alinari, which was established in Italy way back in 1852. Leopoldo Alinari set up his photographic studio when photography was still in its infancy, and two years later was joined by brothers Giuseppe and…

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The Station Master, Sri Lanka

In the first of a series, 4Corners photographers share their thoughts about a favourite photo: Justin Cliffe: “What a great image of this Station Master who’s clearly happy to have his photograph taken. Particularly like the fact that he’s right in the middle of both the image and his office which gives an excellent sense…

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We launched our Online Image Library in April last year, with over 15,000 images from our collection and archive. Since then we have been busy digitising even more of our fantastic collection. In the last 12 months we have added over 1,500 new images to our growing library through client projects, historical anniversaries, our own digitisation…

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Visit the new Eyecatchers collection of outstanding and unusual images from the natural world. Explore this new selection via either the blog featuring selected highlights, the PDF including the stories behind all the images, or the image gallery. All images are available for licensing – just contact us if you have any questions. Nature Picture…

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Shanuy Mode, Ruler of Mode, supreme ruler of the Huns.

We are always striving to give the most comprehensive global view of history we can, so are delighted to announce our representation of a new contributor collection that offers a discernibly different perspective on the past. Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools, an education provider and publisher based in Astana, Kazakhstan have placed a set of images with…

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Here is our pick of the new material added to our site in the last month. Our photographers have been extremely busy and have sent us some great new material on European wildlife, especially on birds in action through the seasons. We also have some great new landscapes, urban leopards from India, lots of dramatic…

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There are still a couple more magazine titles to consider for our occasional series on the ILN archive, and this week seems a good time to focus on Britannia & Eve (1929-1955), a publication that certainly came into its own during difficult times. Britannia & Eve magazine had launched on 1 May 1929, a merger…

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Like everyone the world over we are very concerned about the spread of COVID-19. We sincerely hope that all our valued clients and content providers are well and remain so. Many of our staff are now working remotely as we are fortunate to be able to do this as successfully as if they were in…

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Just a note before we kick off with this week’s collection: due to the current crisis we’re working remotely, but we plan to continue providing an excellent service to help with any image and licensing requests you might have. We may not be able answer calls as quickly as usual, but please do contact luci.gosling@maryevans.com,…

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