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Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) nectaring on a Meadow buttercup (Ranunculus acris) flower in a chalk grassland meadow, Wiltshire, UK, June.

Nature Picture Library supports Wiltshire Wildlife Trust’s work to restore the rare marsh fritillary

The marsh fritillary was once a butterfly with a strong foothold in the British Isles. During the nineteenth century, it was even known to reach plague proportions, when fields would turn black with voracious caterpillars. But times change, and today the marsh fritillary is one of the most threatened butterfly species in the UK.Wiltshire Wildlife…

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Mary Evans collection of the week: Harry Price Library of Magical Literature

Harry Price (born 1881 in London) is best known as one of the leading (and most controversial) researchers and authoritative voices on all things paranormal; his popularity gained predominantly through his work investigating well known haunted houses and exposing fake spiritualists during the 1920s and ’30s, a time when public interest in séances and the…

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Getty Images announced as official photographer of Tribeca Festival

Getty Images press release – June 8, 2021  Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has today been announced as the Official Photographer of the Tribeca Festival, the foremost outlet for independent storytellers and the first film festival in North America since the outbreak of Covid-19. As the official photographer of the Tribeca Festival (June 9-…

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Royal Museums Greenwich works with Capture Ltd to refresh its image library

Capture Ltd press release – 4 June, 2021. Royal Museums Greenwich – home to the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory, the Queen’s House and Cutty Sark – has relaunched its image library. Royal Museums Greenwich Images contains stunning images from their exceptional collections of over 4 million objects. Clients can search, license and instantly download film footage and high-quality…

Shutterstock and Wochit will share technology and expertise to power enterprise video creation, unlocking new opportunities to help organizations produce authentic, compelling video content.

Shutterstock and Wochit partner to power enterprise video creation

Shutterstock press release – 3 June, 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 a strategic alliance with Wochit, a complete enterprise-grade solution for video creation in the cloud. Shutterstock and Wochit will share technology and expertise to power…

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Mary Evans collection of the week: The Donald McGill Archive

If any artist sums up the great British holiday, then it must surely be Donald McGill (1875-1962), king of the saucy seaside postcard. We are thrilled to now represent his archive, especially as McGill lived in Blackheath and has a blue plaque at 5 Bennett Park, a short walk from our office. McGill gave up…

Pair of Japanese dwarf flying squirrels (Pteromys volans orii) during the reproductive season, on branch nlooking down, Hokkaido, Japan. The female is on the left, male right.

May highlights from Nature Picture Library

New material on our site this month comes from all corners of the globe. Claudio Contreras reveals the riches of Mexico’s Guadalupe Island, Franco Banfi dives into the underwater world of Italy’s Amalfi Coast and Tony Wu goes in search of flying squirrels in Japan. We also have indigenous people from Madagascar, Bolivia and Papua…

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May highlights from Image Quest Marine

Our beautiful Photo of the Month shows a Little Egret in flight in Grand Canary, Spain, creating a perfect mirror image over the water. This wonderful capture is one of many new aquatic bird images we have received from our photographers in recent months as we grow this area of our library. Please contact us to take…

Beneath the Stains of Time, 2019, Rui Matsunaga © Rui Matsunaga. All Rights Reserved DACS/Artimage 2020; Untitled, 2018, Gideon Rubin © Gideon Rubin. All rights reserved, DACS/Artimage 2021. Photo: Richard Ivey; Terpsichore, 1989 from Zabat, Maud Sulter © Estate of Maud Sulter. All rights reserved, DACS/Artimage 2020. Image courtesy of Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow; Solid and Voids, 2020, Shezad Dawood © Shezad Dawood. All rights reserved, DACS/Artimage 2020. Image courtesy of New Art Exchange. Photo: Reece Straw

New artists and collections on Artimage

If you’re looking for a new image to complete your project, we have a constantly-updating selection of artists and collections. The artists and institutions who have joined Artimage so far this year include:  Gideon Rubin Rui Matsunaga Mariele Neudecker David Noonan Ashmolean Museum Oxford Matthew Lanyon Maud Sulter   Mary Webb Shezad Dawood Edward Piper Ben Johnson…

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Image Source 21 in 2021

This month, we celebrate our 21st birthday and while very proud of what we have accomplished these two past decades, we are even more excited about what we can achieve over the next twenty years and beyond. Image Source was founded in May 2000, by Christina Vaughan, from the very beginning, a pioneer, not just as a…

Race-goers caught up in the excitement of the moment. Date: circa 1930s

Mary Evans collection of the week: John Turner

In 2018, Liz Carroll and her husband Martin unearthed a suitcase full of photographic negatives taken by Liz’s father, John Turner, which had been in the loft since he died in 1987. Most of the images had never been made into prints, but scanning the negatives revealed that John had taken a succession of superb…

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The Undefeated and Getty Images partner to spotlight the black experience through visual storytelling

Getty Images press release – 18 May, 2021. The Undefeated, ESPN’s multimedia initiative exploring the intersection of sports, race and culture, and Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, today announced a partnership that will see the two companies collaborate on visual stories that spotlight the Black experience.    The Undefeated will uncover new under-told…