– IDS has announced a ’50 Million Images – Countdown Competition’ for users of their ‘one-stop image search platform. They say “IDS is swiftly approaching 50 Million images! As of Tuesday 6pm (Guessing that was 11th Oct) we had 49,870,000 and we reckon we’ll hit 50 million by the end of the week. To celebrate we are running a competition open to all IDS subscribers and agencies to predict when the 50 millionth image will be uploaded.’ – There is champagne on offer! – details here: IDS
– UK based photo agency Photoshot has acquired UK based specialist picture library The Travel Library
– Photo library age fotostock have created a “age photographers Social Network,” aiming to boost intercommunication between photographers, along with increased participation by age fotostock staff, including Alfonso Gutiérrez, the CEO of the company that maintains there an active presence.
– Ex-Photolibrary UK boss James Cape has started a media recruitment agency, Createselect