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PA Launch New Book Series

PA Photos held a party last week at the Foreign Press Association to celebrate the launch of the 10-book series 20th Century Britain in Pictures PA Photos has been capturing news photography for more than a century. With an archive of over 15 million images, the agency holds one of…

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Redferns Sell To Getty Images

Redferns Music Picture Library has been bought by Getty Images. Redferns Music Picture Library was founded in the early 1960s by photographer David Redfern. It has since grown to become the most comprehensive collection of music photographs in the world.…

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:: Imvest Secure LFI ::

:: PAN Exclusive / Breaking News :: After a hectic week of negotiations, the future of London Features International (LFI) as a photo agency is secure. Following smaller specialist acquisitions including the Royal Collection of John Shelley, Imvest ltd, the investment vehicle of David Jacobs has acquired the assets of…

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Getty Images Take Flickr Content

from the Flickr blog: ……The great folks at Getty Images and Flickr are joining forces to create a collection of royalty free, rights ready and rights managed photographs. This announcement is just the first step and there’s a lot to do before we launch. We’ve created a FAQ to address…

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Offside Represent The ‘John Varley’ Collection

UK based photo agency Offside Sports Photography have boosted their archive by agreeing a deal to exclusively represent the John Varley collection. The collection contains iconic images from the 1960s through to the 1980s including football World Cups and Olympic games. Throughout this period, John also took great images from…

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Offside – ‘Special Relationship’ With Famous Sports Paper

Sports Photography agency Offside have announced the start of a special relationship with Marca, the world famous Spanish sports newspaper. From November 2007, Offside will syndicate the picture content of Marca in the UK. The quality of their collection is second to none. Not only does it offer a historical…

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Simon Marsden New Book

MEMENTO MORI – CHURCHES & CHURCHYARDS OF ENGLAND Published by ENGLISH HERITAGE Simon Marsden, who has gained worldwide renown for his evocative photography, has always been fascinated by English churches and churchyards and their funereal art and monuments. So, on his most recent tour of the country, he selected his…

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Rex Features – The New Site

2.5 milliion images online | 1500 images added each day | 2,300 downloads each day “We wanted to showcase the vast range and depth of picture content that Rex has to offer, in our own distinctive Rex way,” says Larry Lawson, Director of Sales and Marketing…..”There’s a new live-feed page…

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Getty Images scoop Scoopt

Getty Images have bought citizen journalism photo agency Scoopt Scoopt.com (someone sold the URL) “New technology has made it easier to capture and distribute imagery, leading to citizen photojournalism that is increasingly relevant to the news cycle,” said Jonathan Klein, co-founder and CEO of Getty Images. “While this genre will…

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Simon Marsden – lecture

Simon Marsden of The Marsden Archive (mesmeric images of ancient ruins and landscapes in his distinctive, gothic style) will be giving the the Annual Exhibition Lecture at the Bromley Camera Club (UK). Entitled “The Journal of a ghost hunter” the lecture is on Thursday 27 April – full details from:…

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PA buys All Action

PA Group (Press Association) has added international celebrity and entertainment picture agency All Action Digital to its photo stable. ‘The acquisition significantly boosts the celebrity archive and new picture production, which will be available to customers through EMPICS, PA Group’s photo licensing division’. All Action was founded by photographer Duncan…

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Horst Faas – photo editors Olympic report

Horst Faas, 71, now retired after a lifetime with The Associated Press, has covered Olympic Summer and Winter Games since 1972. In Athens he worked as a photo editor in the International Olympic Photo Pool (IOPP). He gave Photo Archive News his assessment of Athens 2004, the Olympic Summer Games…

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CEPIC – record numbers!

The next CEPIC Congress, the market place for Agents from all over the world, will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 10 to 13 June 2004. This year will see one of the largest meetings of picture providers from across the world ever! 600 Delegates from 333 Companies from 48…

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PA buys EMPICS

The purchase of EMPICS, and the merger of its vast sports photo library with that of The Press Association (PA), will greatly boost the position of PA in the picture syndication market, and improve its range of services to customers.…

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NEWSLETTER: March 2004 (Update)

In this issue – Marcus Bleasdale, IPG, 3P, Desert Dolphin, Ulf Wallin, Tim Sager, Photoarts, Stockbyte, Core, Moodboard, Beach Feature, Topham Picturepoint, Scotland in Focus, Business AM, Queerstock, Community Faces, ZUMA Press, Eyevine, Air Team Images, BPPA and Wi-Fi, Temple Bar on Fleet Street, Magnum, Debbie Fleming Caffery…