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Emily Shelley appointed Managing Director of Alamy, the stock imagery business

PA Media Group press release – 18 February, 2020. Emily Shelley has been appointed Managing Director of Alamy, the global stock imagery business. Her appointment follows PA Media Group’s acquisition of Alamy earlier this month. Emily replaces James West, co-founder of Alamy, who stepped down from his role as Chief Executive following the sale to…

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Millennium Images catalogue launch

Contemporary photography is our world Millennium Images press release – February 2020. Millennium Images are proud to announce the launch of their sixth catalogue, ‘AM/PM’. With over 24 years of images and knowledge, Millennium have always been at the forefront of contemporary photography, seeking work from established and unlikely photographers to challenge and inspire our…

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Mary Evans Picture Library collection of the week: The Sketch

Continuing our occasional series about titles in The Illustrated London News archive, this week we turn our attention to The Sketch (not to be confused with the newspaper, The Daily Sketch). Launched in 1893 as a sister paper to The Illustrated London News, The Sketch billed itself as a “A Journal of Art and Actuality”…

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Shutterstock appoints Stan Pavlovsky as Chief Executive Officer and names Jon Oringer Executive Chairman

Shutterstock press release – 13 February 2020. Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) has appointed Stan Pavlovsky, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, as Chief Executive Officer. He will also join the Board of Directors.…

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PA Media Group acquires Alamy

Alamy, a leading supplier of stock imagery, has joined the PA Media Group of specialist media companies. PA Media Group has acquired the business as part of its long-term strategy to diversify its sources of revenue. PA Media Group press release – 11 February 2020. PA Media Group, the UK-based news and information business, has…

Dwight David Eisenhower attending Committee hearing in Washington, District of Columbia, 1945 (Photo by Marie Hansen/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images)

Getty Images and Meredith Corporation announce the addition of 75,000 images from The LIFE Picture Collection to GettyImages.com and commit to adding nearly 400,000 Images over next five years

Rarely seen photos include President Franklin D. Roosevelt standing, the U.S. liberation of a Nazi concentration camp and civil rights protests at 1964 World’s Fair Getty Images press release – 5 February, 2020. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has added 75,000 archival images from Meredith Corporation’s LIFE Picture Collection, an iconic visual…

Shutterstock Celebrates Oscar-Nominated Films with Reimagined Movie Posters

Shutterstock celebrates Oscar-nominated films with reimagined movie posters

Original movie poster designs pay tribute to iconic artists around the world while showcasing the broad range of Shutterstock content Shutterstock press release – 5 February, 2020. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today launched its eighth annual Oscar Pop! poster series…

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England’s rural idyll from 4Corners Images

The Cotswolds is one of the most quintessentially English regions of our   green and pleasant land and our largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Spread over six counties of England, the Cotswolds’ unspoiled market towns, charming villages and rolling hills exert a magnetic attraction over everyone searching for England’s rural idyll. Come and see all…

Ural owl (Strix uralensis) hunting, Tartumaa county, Southern Estonia.

Nature Picture Library: enchanted by owls

Nature Picture Library photographer Sven Začek was stalking moose in a frozen Estonian forest when he saw his first Ural owl. Looking into her black eyes was the beginning of an obsession which has lasted for nearly two decades. Sven’s extensive portfolio on the Ural owl reveals intimate insights into the behaviour of this charismatic…

Shutterstock Announced as Official Photographer of the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards

Shutterstock announced as official photographer of the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards

Shutterstock’s proprietary technology provides editorial images to customers around the world in less than one minute Shutterstock press release – 30 January, 2020. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced that it has been renewed as the official photographer of the…

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London School of Publishing 2-day Picture Research course starting 12 March 2020

The London School of Publishing (LSP) Picture Research course is recognised as being the UK’s leading training course in this subject. You can get a 10% discount on the course fee for the course running on 12 / 13 March 2020. The course is suitable for those interested in pursuing a career in picture research…

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Werner Forman Archive: amulets and charms

Werner Forman Archive newsletter – 28 January, 2020. Werner Forman photographed all kinds of precious objects in his long career. Here the Archive shows off some jewellery and amulets from the collection. We particularly like the Thor’s Hammer which has Christian motifs as well – looks like the owner was hedging his bets as to…