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Introducing Shutterstock Elements, Thousands of Cinema-Grade Video Effects for Filmmakers

Introducing Shutterstock Elements, Thousands of Cinema-Grade Video Effects for Filmmakers

Shutterstock press release – 16 July, 2019. Blockbuster-quality video effects created by industry professionals, including 4K lens flares, essential transitions, captivating video kits with smoke, fire, explosions and more NEW YORK, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services,…

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StockFood presents a new photography style Chiaroscuro: The Magic of Light and Shadows

Table setting ©Justina Ramanauskiene FoodStock Munich, 16 . July, 2019. A new visual language is currently captivating the food photography industry. “Chiaroscuro” is the style of which photographers and food bloggers alike are thrilled. Light and shadow, light and dark – out of this pointed contrast the new imag ery draws its special magic. The…

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YouTube recognises British Pathé with a Gold Creator Award for exceeding 1 million subscribers

British Pathé press release – 4 July, 2019. The number of subscribers to the British Pathé YouTube channel has now surpassed 1 million. In recognition of this landmark achievement, YouTube has presented British Pathé with a prestigious Gold Creator Award. The British Pathé YouTube channel now has more subscribers than the YouTube channels for ITV,…

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

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

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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Mary Evans collection of the week: The National Archives

The National Archives is the UK Government’s official archive, containing over 1000 years of history in a variety of formats including documents, posters, maps, advertisements, manuscripts and more. It cares for these historical records, and makes them available through world class research facilities and expert advice. It also publishes all UK legislation and official publications,…

Self Portrait As My Mother As A Cheerleader, 2018 © Vaughan Larsen

Getty Images awards $20,000 LGBTQ+ Stories Creative Bursary to three emerging photographers as part of broader effort to encourage diverse, inclusive storytelling

Getty Images press release – 26 June, 2019. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has named three recipients of its bi-annual global Creative Bursary, titled LGBTQ+ Stories, with each photographer receiving one-time grants of $10,000, $7,000 and $3,000, for first, second and third place respectively.   As part of Getty Images’ global mission…

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Shutterstock announces management changes

Shutterstock press release – 25 June, 2019. Co-COO and CFO Steven Berns to Depart Company; CAO Steve Ciardiello Appointed Interim CFO and Stan Pavlovsky Named President and COO Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced that Co-Chief Operating Officer and Chief…

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British Pathé TV wins award

British Pathé TV press release – 21 June, 2019. Documentary streaming service British Pathé TV is delighted to announce that it was the recipient of a FOCAL International Award at last night’s ceremony held at the Troxy in London. The category, Best Use of Footage on Innovative Platforms, honoured the newly-relaunched  British Pathé TV SVOD…

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FOCAL International Awards 2019 winners announced

FOCAL International press release – 21 June, 2019. FOCAL International are proud to announce the winners from last night’s FOCAL Awards ceremony, held at the Troxy in London. The trade association have given 14 awards to productions making bold and compelling use of archival footage, as well as three personnel awards recognising the work of…

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Magnum Photos re-launches its commercial division

Magnum Photos press release – April 2019. Spring 2019 marks an important phase in the history of Magnum Photos, the world’s original photography co-operative, founded in 1947. The agency has rebranded its commercial services, now reinforced with a designated website showcasing its creative offering.  In line with the times, Magnum has kept pace with progress…

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IPO resource: Copyright and GDPR for photographers

The IPO has published a simple blog post on the GDPR and copyright for photographers, with links to the Information Commissioner’s Official website for further information. Note that it doesn’t cover more in-depth queries relating to GDPR and photographs, including the Journalism Exemption. BAPLA members who have questions about the use of GDPR in relation…

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Werner Forman Archive launch ultra high-res scans

Werner Forman Archive press release – 12 June, 2019 The ancient art and architecture specialists are now scanning selected images onto Ultra-High res format – 80-100 Mb images for extra detail and size. Their unique collection was mostly shot on medium and large format transparency, so the images can be upscaled. Werner Forman Archive is…