Jacksonville, FL, Oct. 31, 2007. This year sees an ever increasing number of specialty Royalty-Free stock photo production company´s eclectic brand names appearing on online stock photo websites.
With already millions of professional stock photos available for licensing at a variety of price points, there continues to be an insatiable need for new creative specialty lifestyle, cultural and regionally focused photography.
Seattle, WA, Oct. 31, 2007. Corbis, a creative resource for advertising, marketing and media professionals, today announced the addition of an extensive collection of specialized royalty-free (RF) medical imagery through a new partnership with MedicalRF, the world´s largest provider of high quality medical RF images.
Effective today, Corbis is offering thousands of powerful and distinct
medical and life sciences digital illustrations via its website that
cover a range of subjects including microscopic organisms, human
anatomy, disease states and medical devices. This is the first time
that this extensive and unusual type of imagery is available to be
licensed royalty-free through a major global imagery provider.
Tim Graham’s collection of 30 years of the best royal photography to be available exclusively at the Getty Images Hulton Archive
London, UK, Oct. 31, 2007. Getty Images has acquired one of the world’s premier collections of imagery depicting the British Royal Family over the last 30 years, taken by widely respected Royal photographer, Tim Graham. This unique collection, which spans four generations of the Royal Family, contains over 200,000 images and features some of the most significant royal moments of the modern age. It will be housed at Getty Images’ Hulton Archive in London.
Tim Graham has been photographing the Royals for over 30 years, during which time he has captured them informally at home, on duty overseas and at the official events that mark the royal year.
Charles and Diana, Duke and the Duchess of York, Earl and Countess of Wessex, Getty Images, Hulton Archive, Prince Harry, Prince of Wales, Prince William, Princess Royal Anne, Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Family, Tim Graham
Atlanta, GA, Oct. 30, 2007. Since Imagestate went into bankruptcy in 2006 and was then purchased by Sheldon Marshall and Heritage Image Partners Ltd., contributor complaints have mounted. The Stock Artists Alliance (SAA) has now learned the company is scheduled for "dissolution" on January 12, 2008. With just a few months until operations shut down, the situation has become critical for many contributors. What will happen to long overdue royalties from licenses made since the bankruptcy filing? What will happen to the many thousands of their original images the company still holds?
[The old ones were all classics (1/2); the new one will become one]
Pine Brook, NJ, Oct. 30, 2007 (EPZ). This compact digital camera succeeds the high-resolution GR Digital released in October 2005.
The multi-award winning GR Digital was launched as the successor to the GR Series of 35 mm compact film cameras (first released in 1996) that were popular for their superb image quality. The GR’s outstanding performance met the high standards demanded by professional photographers.
Los Angeles, CA & Denver, CO, Oct. 29, 2007. Thought Equity Motion and Bennett Media Worldwide (BMW) have partnered for a co-venture to develop, produce, and distribute a wide range of original programming for both digital platforms and traditional television worldwide.
As part of the agreement, BMW will serve as the exclusive supplier of programming generated from the co-venture in the men’s lifestyle category.
Hollywood, CA, Oct. 29, 2007. Interactive Promotional Networks (IPN) announced today the launch of a unique revenue-generating service for companies that enables Internet users to display self-produced content on video-sharing sites. Facilitated by IPN Webcam Studio, a video-creation environment providing easy-to-use TV studio capabilities, IPN´s service enables users to create webcam-based online content with enterprise-branded elements, earning them revenues according to the number of views generated.
IMAGESTATE MEDIA, one of the world's leading image licensing companies, is pleased to announce a £2 million investment
London, UK, Oct. 29. 2007.
Imagestate Media offers royalty free and rights managed stock photography images and other bespoke image services to a range of clients world-wide. Imagestate Media catalogues include more than one million digitally available stock images and specialist image collections, which are offered through the company's website and its global network of agents, spanning 70 countries. Imagestate is based in London, with a sales office in New York.
The company has a strong customer base and operates through one of the world´s largest independent distribution networks. Imagestate Media´s CEO, Sheldon Marshall, has extensive experience of stock image businesses, including VCG which was sold to Getty for $220 million.
Paris, Oct. 29, 2007. Starting tomorrow, Paris will be home to
the first ever city-wide biennial of contemporary photography from Africa,
Asia, Oceania and the Americas. Organized by the Jean Nouvel-designed Musee
du Quai Branly and called Photoquai, the photo festival features 30
exhibitions inside museums and cultural centers, in outdoor plazas, under
bridges and along the banks of the Seine River. While focusing primarily on
contemporary artists, Photoquai will also highlight photographers who have
played key roles in the history of global photography, including the 20th-
century American master Walker Evans and select 19th-century European