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PPHP Searches And Lists Photo Agencies

The Press Photo History Project is currently researching early press guides, if you have any please let us know they may be useful to our work. This is a working list of photo agencies and libraries operating and deceased- if your agency is not listed please let us know. (re)view…

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Libya Conflict: Two Photographers Killed – Two Injured

Freelance British photojournalist Tim Hetherington and Getty Images photographer Chris Hondros were killed yesterday in the Libyan city of Misrata. Panos Pictures photographer Guy Martin and photographer Michael Christopher Brown were injured in the same incident. Detailed report this morning here: BBC.co.uk Tim was on assignment for Vanity Fair magazine…

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Splash And Zig Zag Partner On Celebrity Content

Photo agency Splash News has entered into a content deal with Zig Zag Productions (UK) providing Zig Zag first option on select Splash-owned celebrity news and unusual human interest feature content for original series or documentary programming. Gary Morgan, CEO of Splash News told photoarchivenews.com: ‘Zig Zag is renowned for…

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T-mobile – A Lesson In How To Go Viral!

click to smile Watch the wedding entrance dance to top all wedding entrance dances. T-Mobile’s Royal Wedding Dance celebrates the marriage of William and Kate with the help of a host of royal look alikes and music from East 17! T-Mobile wishes William and Kate a long and happy marriage.…

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Royal Wedding Photographer Appointed

click Hugo’s home page HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton have selected Hugo Burnand to be their official photographer at their wedding on the 29th April reports Clarence House blog – www.officialroyalwedding2011.org…

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The Press Photographer’s Year Open : Deadline Today

UPDATE: competition deadline until midnight on Thursday 21st April The British Press Photographers’ Association have announce that The Press Photographer’s Year is now accepting entries for the 2011 competition at www.theppy.com and the deadline is midnight on Sunday 17th April. Professional photographers can enter up to 80 images across the…

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Magazine News

Haymarket Network, which was recently appointed by LOCOG to produce the official programmes for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in 2012, has announced that it has also been chosen to design and produce the souvenir Official Programme published to mark the marriage of Prince William with Miss Catherine Middleton.…

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People: Darren Long – AP Video Integration Manager

Darren Long has been named to the post of Video Integration Manager for The Associated Press, a new position. ‘As Video Integration Manager, Long will play a vital role in this process by helping the AP transform its international video production processes to ensure our journalists around the world are…

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People: Steve Eder – Aquavision Development And Production Operations

South African natural history TV Productions company Aquavision has hired producer, director and writer, Steve Eder to oversee the company’s development and production operations. One of the founders of National Geographic Explorer, Steve went on to produce, direct and write a series of Emmy award-winning projects including Infinite Voyage, Lost…

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iStockalypse London

They say: “From April 26 to May 6, London becomes a vibrant backdrop for iStockphoto photographers from around the world to practice their art en masse. iStockers will show off their talents at iStockphoto’s exclusive shooting event, the London iStockalypse, and the World Photography Festival, of which iStockphoto is a…

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Searching For Planet News Photo Copyright – FOUND

The Press Photo History Project solves another ‘lost’ image copyright: Andy Williams sent PPHP this email: “Your website was very helpful in enabling us to track down the copyright holder of the image”. – full details of how we posted the image and who owns Planet here: Press Photo History…

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Photolibrary Offers Very British Footage

Royal footage Photolibrary Group has extended its exclusive distribution agreement with VisitBritain, Britain’s national tourism agency, to include access to its ‘extraordinary’ collection of film footage. They say: “We are now able to offer film drawn from the Britain on View library originally commissioned for VisitBritain’s own marketing campaigns over…

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Jon Lowenstein At Noor Extends Photo Project

click through the image to view Jon’s south side images at NOOR Photo agency Noor Images has announced that photographer Jon Lowenstein has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in the field of Photography to allow him to pursue his long term project on the South Side of Chicago, USA. For…

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AP And PA Sign Distribution Deal

The Associated Press has signed a landmark distribution deal with the Press Association which will see PA’s UK video news footage integrated into AP’s extensive video archive. The agreement will dramatically extend the reach of PA’s video footage beyond the UK, and will significantly bolster the UK news element of…

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Royal Wedding To Boost Magazine Sales

Smiths News, Britain’s biggest newspaper and magazine wholesaler which was the distribution arm of WH Smith before its 2006 demerger, said The Royal Wedding will provide a welcome boost to magazine sales. They also anticipate that football’s European Championships and the London Olympics – both in 2012 – will generate…

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Getting Close To Kate

As a Royal Photographer Getty Images’ Chris Jackson is one of the few who has had his eye constantly focused on Kate Middleton’s rapid transformation from an undergraduate to a Princess in waiting. Read his story at stylelist.com…

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Too Many News Photos?

BBC Picture Editor Phil Coomes on his BBC Blog reports: Drowning in pictures. At the BBC we can receive more than 8,000 pictures from the news wire agencies each day. Add to that the photographs sent in by our readers, pictures sent on spec from freelance photographers and independent photo…