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Shutterstock’s 2019 Creative Trends Report Predicts a Nostalgic Return to Visual Aesthetics of the Past

Shutterstock’s 2019 Creative Trends Report predicts a nostalgic return to visual aesthetics of the past

Shutterstock press release – January 15, 2019. The annual guide to the latest styles is based on billions of image, video, and music searches and downloads from more than 1.9 million customers around the world Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today…

Picture Research

London School of Publishing 2 Day Picture Research Course now booking

The London School of Publishing (LSP) Picture Research course is recognised as being the UK’s leading training course in this subject. The course is suitable for those interested in pursuing a career in picture research and picture editing, those in the early stages of their career or those who require refresher training to keep up-to-date…

Young White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) in a reinforced steel boma, blindfolded and partially drugged after a long journey from South Africa, before being released into the wild in Botswana. September 2017. Winner of the Environment Singles category in the 2018 World Press Photo contest. Highly commended in the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award 2017. Highly Commended in the Natural World Category of the Sony Photography Awards 2018. Gold Winner of the Nature Category, and Third place in the Press category of the Paris Photography Prize 2018. Runner up in the Science & Natural History category Picture of the Year International (POYI) 2018. Winner of the Environmental Picture Story Category of the NPPA Best in Photojournalism contest.

Nature Picture Library: winning images of 2018

Nature Picture Library’s photographers were successful in many of the major photographic competitions of 2018. Neil Aldridge won the Environment Singles category in the World Press Photo competition, as well as portfolio awards at NPPA and Nature Photographer of the Year, Jen Guyton won the Plants and Fungi category of Wildlife Photographer of the Year,…

Shutterstock’s Contributor Site and Mobile Applications now in 21 languages. New languages enable delivery of an improved localized experience to a global audience of photographers, artists and filmmakers.

Shutterstock’s contributor site and mobile applications now in 21 languages

Shutterstock press release – 3 January, 2019. New languages enable delivery of an improved localized experience to a global audience of photographers, artists and filmmakers Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:  SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced that its contributor-facing website and mobile applications are now…

British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies

BAPLA confirms its support of Article 13 to ensure protection for photographers and visual artists

As discussions over the EU Copyright Directive continue, BAPLA (the British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies) wishes to reiterate the importance of Article 13 to photographers and their representatives, who are uniquely vulnerable within an eco-system dominated by content sharing platforms. Many rights holders experience a “value gap” online where they receive only a…

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Bridgeman Images are proud to announce an exclusive agreement to represent Opale worldwide

Bridgeman Images press release – 13 December, 2018. Bridgeman Images are excited to announce that, thanks to their recent acquisition of premiere Parisian picture library Leemage, they now represent the fantastic Opale Agency worldwide and exclusively in all countries.* The exceptional Opale Agency’s archive remains the finest photographic record of the literary world, with more than 400,000 photos (36,000 photo shoots)…

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Ayrshire photographer wins top award at the gardening ‘Oscars’

Garden Media Guild press release – 7 December 2018. An Ayrshire photographer has won the Gordon Rae Photographer of The Year award at the Garden Media Guild Awards, the so-called gardening ‘Oscars’. Andrea Jones, who lives in Barr near Girvan, was recognised for her portfolio of professional photography published in various national and international media…

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World-famous Punch cartoons now via TopFoto

TopFoto press release – 5 December, 2018. Media researchers world-wide will now be able to access the world-famous Punch cartoons (since 1841) at TopFoto, who have signed an exclusive with the Punch Cartoon Library for image licensing. Image professionals can easily source from the digital Punch Cartoon Library at www.topfoto.co.uk, now the authorised representative. The…

Introducing Shutterstock Select, Premium Footage Filmed by Industry Experts (PRNewsfoto/Shutterstock, Inc.)

Introducing Shutterstock Select, premium footage filmed by industry experts

Shutterstock press release – 28 November, 2018. Offering a diverse collection of over 10,000 premium 4K video clips filmed using cinema-grade gear Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced Shutterstock Select, a premium tier of royalty-free video content. The diverse collection…

Stone relief from the palace of Ashurbanipal. Ashurbanipal and his queen feasting in a garden following the defeat and death of the Elamite king Teumman at the battle of Til-Tuba in 653. Teumman's head is hanging in the tree on the left. Culture: Assyrian. Date/Period: Late Assyrian, c.645 BC. Place of Origin: Nineveh, Assyria, Ancient Iraq. Material Size: Stone. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London . Location: 15.

Warfare through history from Werner Forman Archive

Werner Forman Archive press release – 29 November, 2018. The terrible scourge of warfare seems as old as humankind. During antiquity, as soon as farming and cities were established, resources were available to deploy armies against enemies. The civilisations of the Middle East are known as the birthplace of sophisticated, complex societies, but they were…

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Getty Images announces investment by Koch Equity Development

Getty Images press release – 26 November, 2018. KED to make $500 million preferred equity investment in the leading visual media company Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has reached an agreement with Koch Equity Development LLC (KED), the investment arm of Koch Industries, whereby KED will make a $500 million non-controlling preferred…

Shutterstock Announces Exclusive Partnership with Rights Clearance Industry Leader, Greenlight

Shutterstock announces exclusive partnership with rights clearance industry leader, Greenlight

Shutterstock press release: 26 November, 2018 Partnership will enable Shutterstock customers to license editorial content for commercial use Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced a partnership with rights and clearance agency, Greenlight, a part of Branded Entertainment Network. Greenlight clears…