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October highlights from Nature Picture Library

Two male Zoarchias major eelpouts (Zoarchias major) engaged in a mouth-to-mouth confrontation. Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, Pacific Ocean.

It’s been another busy month of adding new images to naturepl.com. There was a really strong mix of new marine images, including whales, dolphins, sea turtles, seahorses, octopus and lots of bizarre fish and invertebrates. In addition, Nature Picture Library would like to flag up wild snow leopards, urban foxes, South American wildlife and some…

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Mary Evans Collection: Scraps

Eight pigs sitting on a school bench ©The David Pearson Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

The phenomenon of the scrap book or album dates back to the eighteenth century, but the craze really took hold during the Victorian era when compiling albums of pictures, sketches and paintings along with cards, sentimental verse and prose, became a widely embraced hobby among well-to-do young ladies. To feed this craze, from the mid-1860s,…

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Mint Images short stories showcase

Screenshot of Mint Images short stories showcase

The Mint Images team are proud to have increased the content of the highly commercial Mint Images RF collection to over 51,000 images of the natural world, the built environment and our life on this planet.  Mint Images are showcasing Spaces Images content and work with new and established photographers to create the best in…

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Mary Evans Collection: Maurice Ambler

A cool City gent in smart suit, bowler hat and dark sunglasses stands at the centre of a group of young hippies with their long hair, jeans, teeshirts, ponchos and mini skirts. Date: early 1970s

Mary Evans Picture Library have represented Maurice Ambler since 1996. Ambler was born in 1912 and had a distinguished career as a photojournalist, including eight years of photographic assignments for Picture Post in the 1950s and ’60s. He aimed to achieve what Henri Cartier-Bresson called ‘the decisive moment’, capturing a fleeting expression or idiosyncratic scene.…

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September highlights from Nature Picture Library

Hybrid Poplar tree plantation in autumn (Populs sp.). Boardman Tree Farm, near Irrigon, Oregon, USA. ©John Shaw / naturepl.com

Nature Picture Library have added an intriguing mix of new images to their site in the last month, from all corners of the globe. Browse the September highlights gallery, which has lemurs from Madagascar, weird marsupials from Australia, macro work from Cyprus, marine life from the Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific, and some evocative North American…

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4Corners Images: new images of Memphis and Nashville

United States, Tennessee, Nashville, Neon Signs on Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

4Corners contributor Suzanne Kremer put on her blue suede shoes and boarded the plane for a walk through the legendary neon lit streets of Memphis, Birthplace of Blues and Nashville, the Home of Country. At Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion and on every corner, both Nashville and Memphis trumpet their long musical heritage. Blues and Country…

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August highlights from Nature Picture Library

Aerial view of Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) lunge-feeding, with throat pouch distended, southern Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California), Baja California, Mexico.

Rare drone images of fin whales and remote camera tiger coverage are just two of the gems you will find in the August highlights gallery. Other subjects to look out for are the reintroduction of white rhinos to Botswana and the urban herons of Amsterdam.  Meanwhile, SCOTLAND: The Big Picture continues to provide a steady…

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Mary Evans Collection: Pump Park Photography

Pump Park specialises in nineteenth century travel photographs from around the world, with an emphasis on prints from Asia; in particular India, Japan and China. It’s a fascinating survey of the scenery and traditions of other lands at a time when public curiosity about overseas culture was at its height, as was an appetite to…

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July highlights from Nature Picture Library

Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) next to signs which say 'Silence please. Respect the orangutangs' and 'No Smoking' Tanjung Puting National Park, Borneo, Indonesia., Indonesia

Over the last month Nature Picture Library have added some intriguing new content to their site. In the July highlights gallery you’ll find endangered primates, wildlife from Italy’s Gran Paradiso National Park by David Pattyn, Cuban endemic species, a Japanese cat café, London’s urban foxes from Matt Maran, fascinating coverage on animal rescue and rehabilitation,…

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The story of “Woman in Gold” through akg-images’ collections

3-K72-R2-B (42134) 'Adele Bloch-Bauer I' Klimt, Gustav 1862-1918. 'Adele Bloch-Bauer I', 1907. Öl/Gold auf Leinwand, 138 x 138 cm. New York, Neue Galerie. E: 'Adele Bloch-Bauer I' Klimt, Gustav 1862-1918. 'Adele Bloch-Bauer I', 1907. Oil and gold leaf on canvas, 138 x 138cm. (c) Erich Lessing / AKG London. New York, Neue Galerie. F: 'Portrait de Adèle Bloch-Bauer I' Klimt, Gustav ; 1862-1918. 'Portrait de Adèle Bloch-Bauer I', 1907. Huile et or sur toile ; H. 1,38 ; L. 1,38. New York, Neue Galerie. ORIGINAL: Mrs. Adele Bloch-Bauer. Oil on canvas (1907) 138 x 138 cm Oesterreichische Galerie im Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Akg-images invite you to explore the story of “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I” through an interactive presentation below, showcasing various facets of the artwork’s creation, its reception and fate during the turbulent 20th century. “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I”, also known as “Woman in Gold”, was painted by Gustav Klimt in Vienna, Austria, in 1907.…

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