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Shutterstock launches FLEX Subscriptions, a customizable, royalty-free plan for small and medium-sized businesses

Shutterstock press release – 14 April, 2021. Shutterstock FLEX Subscriptions is a first-to-market, all-inclusive offering that drives flexibility, creativity and diversified asset access across photography, footage, music and visual effects 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…

Peacock Gate, detail, with motifs of peacocks, representing autumn and dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the North East gate of the Pritam Niwas Chowk or inner courtyard, in the City Palace, built 1727-32 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, founder of Jaipur, as the seat of the maharaja of Jaipur, designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob, mixing European, Mughal and Rajput architectural styles, in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. The building now houses the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, and is the home of the Jaipur royal family. The city of Jaipur was founded in 1727 by Jai Singh II, the Raja of Amer, and planned and designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and the 10th most populous city in India. Jaipur is listed as the Pink City of India UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

Mary Evans collection of the week: Manuel Cohen

Manuel Cohen is an editorial and advertising photographer specialising in World Heritage Sites, architecture, archaeology, sculpture, and paintings at culturally and historically important sites around the world. The images he captures through the lens are masterpieces of light and composition, giving new interest to sometimes familiar places through the use of unusual angles or nimble…

Coco Chanel wearing one of her designs for Vogue 1937. Photo Credit: Horst P Horst/Condé Nast/Shutterstock

Shutterstock’s archive, The Vault, partners with Condé Nast for exclusive rights to The Condé Nast Collection

Shutterstock press release – 8 April, 2021. One of the most culturally significant archive collections in the world, capturing over a century of stunning visuals across fashion, design and culture, is exclusively available in The Vault Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses…

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Art UK and Bloomberg Philanthropies announce major Partnership to enhance free digital access to UK’s public art collections

Art UK and Bloomberg Philanthropies press release – 7 April 2021. Art UK and Bloomberg Philanthropies today announce a major partnership that will strengthen and improve digital access to the UK’s national collection of art while encouraging broader engagement with local museums and art galleries. With this multi-year collaboration, Bloomberg Philanthropies will become one of…

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Getty Images announced as official photography partner to The Football Association

Getty Images press release – 7 April, 2021. The long-term partnership will see Getty Images and The FA collaborate to make football a more diverse and inclusive space Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has today been named as the Official Photography Partner to The Football Association [The FA], the governing body of association football…

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FOCAL online workshop – Technology: Future Applications and Platforms

Can you keep up with the ever-changing technological environment? FOCAL International brings together industry experts to take you through how best to work with AI from a user and rights holder point of view, how to introduce new services such as parallel transcoding for faster-than-real-time performance and finally how to acknowledge key trends and future…

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iStock to award $20,000 in grants to support emerging and aspiring filmmakers globally

iStock press release – 5 April, 2021. ‘One-Minute Films: Resiliency,’ challenges filmmakers to tap into their creative resiliency to create inspired 60-second films using iStock footage exclusively iStock, a leader in affordable visual communications for the creative, entrepreneurial, student and SMB communities, today announces the launch of its latest Creative Bursary, ‘One-Minute Films: Resiliency.’ Designed to…

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Shutterstock announced as exclusive photography and distribution partner for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Shutterstock press release – 31 March, 2021. 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 photography and distribution partnership with the Screen Actors Guild Awards®, one of the industry’s most prized accolades, and the only televised awards ceremonies to…

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Getty Images to acquire Unsplash, the preeminent image platform for global creators

Getty Images press release – 30 March, 2021. Acquisition to further Getty Images’ mission of moving the world with imagery Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and Unsplash, the preeminent image platform for global creators, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Getty Images will acquire Unsplash. Getty Images will…

Great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran) mouth wide open, feeding in shallow water, surrounded by fish. South Bimini Island, Bahamas.

March highlights from Nature Picture Library

The last month has seen an inspiring influx of images from around the world. From Africa we have an engaging leopard family, rare black panthers and a dramatic eagle/stork confrontation. From Asia we’ve added more great content from Wild Wonders of China, including many Taiwanese endemic species. From Europe we have starling murmurations and birds…

Sister Augustina manages the affairs of the Benedictine Minster Abbey, Isle of Sheppey, Kent and also has a humorous relationship with Chocky the cow. Date: 1980s

Mary Evans collection of the week: Colin Horsman

Photographer Colin Horsman captured the images for his Monastic Life series in the early to mid-1980s in several abbeys and priories in the south of England. The colour and black & white photos show nuns and monks in spiritual practice, religious study and silent contemplation, but also working on the farm or in the garden.…

Picture credit: Lance Stroll of Canada driving the (18) Racing Point RP20 Mercedes is launched upside down following a crash during the F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit on November 29, 2020 in Bahrain, Bahrain. ©Clive Mason - Formula 1/Formula 1 via Getty Images

Getty Images takes home nine prizes at the British Sports Journalism Awards

Getty Images press release – 23 March, 2021. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, took home nine prizes at the British Sports Journalism Awards announced last week. First staged in 1949, the British Sports Journalism Awards are the oldest sports awards in Britain, recognising excellence in the profession of journalism. Getty Images photographer Clive Mason won the…