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Shutterstock extends its exclusive agreement with the european pressphoto agency b.v. (epa) to distribute its unique collection of visual content to North America, the U.K. and Ireland.

epa european pressphoto agency and Shutterstock renew exclusive representation agreement

Shutterstock press release – 15 January, 2021. The renewal will continue to make epa images exclusively available for license through Shutterstock in North America, the U.K. and Ireland 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 it will extend its…

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Obituary: Barbara Heller (1935-2020) – Director of Werner Forman Archive

The director of the collection of ancient art and culture photographed by Werner Forman passed away peacefully at home just after Christmas. Born in Tasmania in 1935, Barbara moved to London where she met publisher Martin Heller, her future husband, and through him the art, culture and ancient history photographer Werner Forman. She provided the…

Photograph of Barnsbury Arms, Barnsbury, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub.  The back of the print (available on request) details: Trading Record 1913 . 1931 for the Barnsbury Arms, Barnsbury, London N1 1ET. As of July 2018 . Demolished

Mary Evans collection of the week: National Brewery Centre Archives

Pubs eh. Remember them? If you’re missing the simple joy of a cold pint and a crackling fire, or just the thrill of being somewhere that isn’t home, soaking up the convivial atmosphere among other people, then this collection will quicken your heart. We are delighted to announce our representation of the National Brewery Centre…

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Fresh inspiration for January from robertharding

OUR PLANET Inspired by the captivating series ‘Our Planet’, we have selected stunning imagery from our photographers that highlight the featured ecosystems, frozen tundras, & scorching deserts. Our award-winning artists have ventured to the most extraordinary places, from vast wildernesses to the depths of the deep seas, gathering breath-taking content of the highest quality. These are front cover-worthy images. Discover…

West Ham United Football Club Selects Shutterstock as Exclusive Official Photographer and Distribution Partner

West Ham United Football Club selects Shutterstock as exclusive official photographer and distribution partner

Shutterstock press release – 14 January, 2021. The three-year agreement incorporates coverage of all major club events hosted at London Stadium, including behind-the-scenes action 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 an exclusive three-year partnership with West Ham United…

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Getty Images and Agence France-Presse renew leading global content partnership

Getty Images press release – 12 January, 2021. Longstanding global partnership continues to provide newsrooms around the world with unrivalled visual coverage of news, sport and entertainment Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and Agence France-Presse (AFP), a prominent global news agency, today announced they would extend their longstanding content agreement. Since 2003, the global…

Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) female territorial marking by rubbing cheek against ancient Manchurian fir tree, Land of the Leopard National Park, Far East Russia, November. Taken with remote camera. Endangered species. Overall winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards (WPOY) 2020.

Nature Picture Library 2020 competition winners

As we embark on a challenging New Year in 2021, we start on a positive note by celebrating our photographers’ successes in the 2020 photo competitions. 2020 was certainly a strange year, but against the odds, most of the major international photo competitions went ahead, and our photographers were successful in gaining a number of…

The gathering of 15 men and women from Nottingham's diverse communities at the British Consulate in Nottingham. Table left of picture with glasses and drinks. Date: 1960s

Mary Evans collection of the week: The The British Caribbean History Collection

The centrepiece of the British Caribbean History Collection is a wonderful set of photographs by Esmel May Woma. Taken in the 1960s, when Esmel arrived in Nottingham from the Caribbean to study to be a nurse, the images show her friends and colleagues enjoying their free time: dancing, dining and sightseeing. Taken with a small…

Group portrait of Alfred Rooke and his family at their home in Mount Park, Ealing, watercolour on paper, by Thomas Matthews Rooke (1842-1942), c.1891-2. Date: 1891-1892

Mary Evans collection of the week: The Museum of the Home

We’ve been doing a lot of stuff at home this year. Just about everything in fact. And Christmas will be no different, so we thought we’d revisit a collection this week that specialises in the subject. The Museum of the Home, formerly known as the Geffrye Museum, explores the home and the way people have…

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British Pathé partners with Reuters News Agency to bring more than 20,000 historic newsreels to YouTube

British Pathé press release – 17 December, 2020. New Video treasure trove available on YouTube The British Pathé Archive has partnered with the Reuters News Agency to bring more than 20,000 historic newsreels to YouTube for the first time. The videos have been made available for worldwide viewing on the popular British Pathé YouTube channel.History lovers…

Light painting between the rock formations in the Costa Brava coastline.

Getty Images and iStock award $20,000 in grants to support the next generation of creative talent

Getty Images press release – 15 December, 2020. The “Definition Future” Creative Bursary, which includes financial support and mentorship, helps three emerging creatives as they seek to explore current and future realities Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications celebrating its 25th year, and its subsidiary iStock, today awarded three grants of US$10,000, $7,000 and…

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#ShowUs grant of $10,000 open to women, female-identifying and non-binary voices in commercial film and photography

Getty Images press release – 9 December, 2020 Getty Images, in partnership with Dove and Girlgaze launches latest #ShowUs Grant to provide financial support and mentorship to photographers and videographers who are committed to authentically representing women, female-identifying and non-binary individuals Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, in partnership with Dove and Girlgaze, has…