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✮ About – Founded and Edited by Will Carleton (PAN) reports industry news for Picture Desks, Editorial & Stock Photographers, Picture researchers, Photo Agencies and Picture Libraries. is visited daily by picture researchers, picture editors and art directors. The site is visited by over 10,000 industry people a month registering 30K page views. 50% of these visitors return daily and weekly.
Here’s what our lovely readers say about the site. is Media Partner to:
• UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017
• Fotofringe London 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018
• Retina Festival 2016
• CEPIC Conference 2012 | 2013




I started Photo Archive News as a weekly fax news service in October 1998 and went online in May 2001. Read by picture editors, art directors, picture researchers, photographers, photo agencies and the stock photography industry worldwide, the site includes regular News, Jobs, Listings and Interviews with leading picture library personalities, picture researchers, picture editors and photographers.

My day job involves freelance consultancy with photo content owners on marketing through to image workflow and directly with photographers through About The Image

Will Carleton.

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Other sites by Will: About The Image |  The Press Photo History Project

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Will Carleton | | +44 (0)7802437827 1998 – 2017

above Will photo © George Carleton