New York, NY, Sep. 10, 2008. Shutterstock, the world’s largest subscription-based online stock photo agency, announced a major milestone for the stock photo industry today: 60 million stock photos, vectors and illustrations have been downloaded from its library since 2005, reinforcing the company’s status as the top online resource for quality, royalty-free images at affordable prices.
Increasingly, creative professionals, business executives, and entrepreneurs in virtually every industry are turning to Shutterstock for their image needs. With only a few mouse clicks, customers can download high resolution stock images at a fraction of the price charged by traditional stock photography and illustration sources.
“We have grown tremendously thanks to our worldwide base of talented submitters who provide our customers with an extensive library of premium royalty-free images,” said Jon Oringer, Shutterstock founder and CEO. “We take great pride in developing flexible subscription plans for every budget as well as innovative tools to empower creative professionals.”
Shutterstock’s extensive library of over 4 million images continues to grow by more than 40,000 new images a week, providing subscribers with a constant stream of fresh new content at no additional cost. Combined with its innovative subscription plans, Shutterstock continues to delight a loyal and rapidly expanding customer base.
“We are committed to providing the most innovative and user-friendly online stock photo service in the industry,” said Adam Riggs, president of Shutterstock. “We offer affordable and high quality subscription solutions for every design budget, so that whether you are an independent designer or one of the world’s largest companies, we can help you save money without sacrificing quality.”
Founded in 2003, Shutterstock is the largest subscription-based stock photo agency in the world. Its outstanding collection of premium photos, illustrations and vectors combined with a selection of innovative, user-friendly subscription plans has made Shutterstock a trusted resource for an expanding global customer base. An industry pioneer in selling royalty-free stock by subscription, Shutterstock was also the first online photo agency to offer editorial photos and launch a video library. Shutterstock Footage offers a comprehensive library of royalty-free video clips available on a per-clip basis or by subscription. For more information, visit www.Shutterstock.com.