RF - Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) foraging in snow covered valley. Hayden Valley, Yellowstone National Park, USA. February 2019. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)

Nature Picture Library have added a bumper crop of new images to their site over the last month, with more than 3500 fresh pictures. From these, they have selected some of the more unusual images and personal favourites for the December 2019 highlights gallery. You’ll find amusing burrowing owls, courting brown bears, a great range…

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Denmark, Faeroe Islands, Vágar, Scandinavia, Gasadalur, the iconic waterfall jumping from the cliff into the ocean

4Corners Images newsletter – 5 December, 2019 The Faeroes are a far North Atlantic archipelago, a magnet for photographers attracted to dramatic coastlines, jaw-dropping landscapes and villages magically transplanted from Middle Earth. For enchanting fairy tale drama in landscape photography, look North! Lose yourself in this Faeroe Islands Gallery or see all 4Corners images of…

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Bianca Jagger Andy Warhol at Studio 54, 1978. Date: 1978

As the party season looms, what better way to get in the mood than skipping back in time four decades and re-living the glitz and glamour, the sweat and sequins, of legendary New York nightclub, Studio 54? Mary Evans Picture Library have just added this incredible set of photographs from the Photolink collection, part of…

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Werner Forman Archive have some beautiful examples of calligraphy from all over the globe. Here are a few interesting items from their wide range of written works. 1. Decorated Koran from Egypt, Mamluk, 14th century. 2. Page from the 16th century version of the “Jonsbok” the law code brought to Iceland from Norway. This marginal…

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If you want to see more images or want a curated selection perfect for merchandising, commercial and editorial use, you’ll find plenty more cute Jack Russell’s in this lightbox. But if Jack Russell’s are not your thing, you can simply search on the Ardea website using the word cute to find plenty of other animals…

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The evergreen English Lake District has moved great poets, artists and authors for generations and Helen Maclagan of UNESCO declared the Lakes “A priceless and irreplaceable asset, not only to the UK but to humanity as a whole”. Photographer Maurizio Rellini explored the landscapes that inspired William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Arthur Ransome and Beatrix…

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In their November highlights gallery Nature Picture Library have new material from all corners of the globe. Discover Antarctica on land, ice and underwater, urban penguins and bat rescue from Australia, landscapes and wildlife from China and Japan, dugongs from the Philippines, the boreal forests of Estonia and Siberia, primates from South America and Madagascar,…

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On the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, akg-images invite you to view the political and cultural context of post-war Germany, the construction and the eventual fall of the Berlin Wall through this interactive presentation. For more than 70 years, akg-images have been illustrating world’s history and culture through art and photography.…

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Nature Picture Library are pleased to congratulate Stefan Christmann on winning the coveted Portfolio prize in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition 2019, with his set of 6 images of emperor penguins. When Stefan got the chance to overwinter in Antarctica as a scientist, he also wanted to document the nearby emperor penguin…

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For those who like to plan for the future, Mary Evans Picture Library now have a thorough selection of anniversaries on their website up to the end of 2022. Important dates for that year include the centenary of the BBC, the 250th anniversary of the birth of poet Coleridge and 100 years since Judy Garland’s…

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