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PA Images launches sports photography internship to increase diversity within the profession

PA Images press release – 5 November, 2018. PA Images, home to the prestigious picture collection from the UK’s national news agency, has launched a new sports photography internship to increase social, ethnic and gender diversity within the profession. Beginning in January 2019, the six-month programme will run twice each year, offering two emerging sports…

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Many new features added to the Copytrack App

Copytrack news – 24 October, 2018. Whether photographer, picture agency or blogger: One thing is always scarce, time. Therefore it is  particularly important to us to make the handling of our system as simple and intuitive as possible. We are pleased to present you some new features which we have developed in the past months…

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Alamy introduces 360° spherical imagery to their library

Check out Alamy’s 360-degree images here. Alamy press release – 5 November, 2018. Alamy and 360cities announce distribution partnership to introduce 360° spherical imagery to a new audience Leading stock image supplier Alamy.com and virtual reality publishing platform 360Cities.net announce distribution partnership to introduce 360° images to a worldwide customer base. Alamy.com and 360Cities.net announced…

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Mary Evans collection of the week: Shirley Baker

Shirley Baker (1932-2014), born in Salford and brought up in Manchester, was one of Northern England’s most renowned and celebrated photographers, best-known for her pictures documenting the communities in her home city on the cusp of seismic social change. After studying Pure Photography at Manchester College of Technology, she began to work in a documentary…

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Location Photography in support of the British Museum’s Exhibition Programme

Picture credit: John Williams speaking BAPLA FOCUS 2018 ©BAPLA Transcript of the presentation by John Williams at BAPLA FOCUS 2018 “.…a grotesque caricature in bronze dredged from the Thames in 1834, misleadingly dramatised and made beautiful by a photographer working for the museum catalogue. As an aside, I am compelled to say that responsible institutions have a duty…

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New look, great content – new Science Photo Library website launched

Sciencephoto.com boasts a clean design and intuitive navigation to help you create stunning boards and quickly find everything you need. The website is fully responsive on mobile devices to help you browse while on-the-go. Science Photo Library have also introduced new content and a range of inspirational galleries that show the breadth of their amazing…

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Wellcome Photography Prize 2019 open for entries

Wellcome is seeking images that stimulate conversations about the health challenges of our time. For a chance to win prizes up to £15,000 and be part of a major public exhibition in London in 2019, enter online for free at: wellcome.ac.uk/what-we-do/our-work/photography-prize The deadline for entries is 17 December 2018.  Follow the Wellcome Photography Prize on Instagram…

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CEPIC Congress 2019 save the date

CEPIC Congress 5 –  7 June 2019 Nonstop networking with picture industry professionals from +30 countries. The only event of the year where you can attend three days of nonstop networking and conferences focusing on the latest developments in the picture industry. Meet agencies’ CEOs and sales representatives, as well as footage suppliers, industry service…

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FOCAL International Board announces chair Sue Malden steps down

FOCAL International press release 19 October 2018. The Board of FOCAL International formally announces today that Sue Malden has stepped down as Chair. Sue has made unique and pioneering contributions to the Association and is widely recognised as an authority on the audiovisual industry. Her experience and knowledge has been invaluable and has led to…

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Shutterstock announces editorial content on its ecommerce platform is now available for license

Shutterstock press release – 17 October, 2018. Providing instant access to over 40 million news, sports, entertainment and archival images to global customer base Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced Editorial content on its eCommerce Platform is now available for…

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Nature Picture Library will be supporting the presentation ‘Rewilding – a Visual Journey’ at Wildscreen Festival

Nature Picture Library is delighted to be supporting the presentation ‘Rewilding – a Visual Journey’ to be given by Peter Cairns and Laurent Geslin as part of the Wildscreen Festival in Bristol on Thursday 18 October at 7.30pm. Peter Cairns is Director of SCOTLAND: The Big Picture, a Social Enterprise advocating rewilding for large parts…

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Shamanism: connecting with the spiritual world from Werner Forman Archive

Werner Forman Archive press release – 1 October, 2018. Shaman were the spirit guides and religious teachers of indigenous peoples. We covered North America in Part 1 of this article. Now we are looking at Shamanism in cultures in the rest of the world – disappearing folklore, customs and artefacts photographed by Werner Forman. Shamanism…