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Mary Evans new site

New Mary Evans Picture Library website

Mary Evans Picture Library press release – 23 September, 2021. Mary Evans Picture Library, the leading source of historical and cinema imagery, is delighted to announce a substantial revamp of its website. The new site, which you can find at www.maryevans.com, has a contemporary look and feel, while maintaining the ethos and traditions of the library…

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Cultura Creative introduce Unu Lucky Mamu

Unu Lucky Mamu is a self-taught photographer located in Delta State, Nigeria, currently a student in Electrical Engineering, with an interest and talent in art and photography. “I started taking pictures with my mobile phone. I’ve always loved pretty scenes like sunsets, flowers, clouds and rivers so I decided to capture those moments to immortalize…

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Come and meet Image Quest Marine at BAPLA Connect

Come and say hello to Image Quest Marine at a brand new virtual Picture Library networking event, open to picture researchers and buyers around the globe. Hosted by BAPLA, BAPLA Connect is a new online event promising great keynote speakers and panel discussions on essential picture industry topics. Taking place online from Thursday 7th – Friday 8th…

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iStock launches free video editor to simplify professional-quality video creation for small businesses and entrepreneurs

iStock press release – 15 September, 2021. Premium Plus Video, a new subscription plan, streamlines access to stock video clips at a price that fits any budget iStock, a leading ecommerce platform providing premium visual content to SMBs, SMEs, creatives and students everywhere, today announced the launch of the iStock Video Editor and the Premium Plus Video subscription,…

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Connect with Nature Picture Library at BAPLA Connect

BAPLA Connect: Thursday 7th – Friday 8th October Great keynotes, panel sessions and time to talk to industry colleagues await at this new online networking event. Join us in our own Breakout Room on both days from 15.00 to 16:30. There, you’ll see presentations on our environmental content, our growing video coverage, and notable new…

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Shutterstock launches FLEX Premium, offering greater creative flexibility to small- and medium-sized businesses

Shutterstock press release – 9 September, 2021. Shutterstock FLEX Premium is an all-in-one solution for SMBs and their creative needs, enabling frictionless multi-asset consumption with flexible add-ons and licensing features Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and applications for brands, businesses and media companies, today announced the launch…

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Shutterstock acquires PicMonkey, a leading creative design platform

Shutterstock press release – 7 September, 2021. The acquisition provides Shutterstock’s global customer community with professional-grade, easy-to-use design tools Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and applications for brands, businesses and media companies, today announced the acquisition of PicMonkey, a leading online graphic design and image editing platform that…

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Cultura Creative and GUAP

Image Source press release – 31 August, 2021. Cultura Creative today announces the winners of its first new Photo Competition in parallel with GUAP magazine initiative to celebrate Black Photographers and encouraging excellence in creativity. Cultura Creative is part of the Image Source family, an independent award-winning high-end stock agency founded in London in 1999…

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Reelin’ In The Years Productions: Farewell to a legend

For those of you that are my friends you know that since 1998 I’ve known Charlie Watts (not well) but I was always invited to be his guest backstage whenever the Stones were on tour. We became “friends” in 1998 when I first started to represent European archives and began uncovering unseen Jazz footage. From…

Images L-R: David by Katya Ilina © Katya Ilina; Yuki San from the series Hakanai Sonzai by Pierre-Elie de Pibrac © Pierre-Elie de Pibrac; Merna Beasley, Kurtijar Woman from the series Tribute to Indigenous Stock Women by David Prichard © David Prichard

NPG: meet the shortlist for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2021

Katya Ilina, Pierre-Elie de Pibrac and David Prichard have been shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2021, having been selected from over 5,392 entries and from 2,215 photographers. Discover the full series of portraits from our shortlisted photographers on our website. All the prize winners will be announced on Monday 8 November 2021. These shortlisted works will feature in the Taylor Wessing…

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Shutterstock Editorial launches Rights and Clearance service

Shutterstock press release – 26 August, 2021. Shutterstock Editorial’s in-house Rights and Clearance team secures permissions for commercial use across intellectual property, talent and more Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies, today announced the launch of Rights and Clearance, a…

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Cultura Creative: representing diversity in illustration

We are proud to represent the work of illustrator, Yasmine Kadhim. Here she talks through her most recent body of work, a unique and powerful collection of illustrations representing women in all their forms and depicting matters that are important in life, yet often left hidden from the public gaze and still considered a taboo subject in modern society.…