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News In Brief: Quick General Industry News

U.S. stock & editorial photo industry news:
SPLASH TV Launches At MIPCOM 2011
Gannett Buys Sports Photo Agency US Presswire
Agency Access Acquires ADBASE and FoundFolios
Director of Photography at Vanity Fair Joins Trunk
Read it now at: About The Image
-Mary Evans are now representing images from the Scout Association Archive, image selection here: maryevans
– From Photolibrary to Getty Images – this in an email to PL customers:
In approximately three weeks (don’t worry, we’ll send you more reminders nearer the time) the following Photolibrary websites and their local domains will redirect to
*(excluding the Photolibrary India and UAE local domains)
-Alamy has partnered Netmagic and extended its server infrastructure at a co-location center in Chennai, India. The purpose of the partnership is to make searching for images on the site – across Asia – as fast as possible.
-CEPIC IPTC Metadata Handbook has been released – The Handbook is a PDF package of documents, which includes Image Metadata Planning – a guide for business users, papers on the legal framework for metadata use, quick reference charts on the use of IPTC Core and Extension fields, and an interactive metadata workflow planning tool for selecting IPTC fields for use in various stages of a business workflow – download a copy here: CEPIC/Handbook
-The ‘plain and simple image’ photo agency Plain Picture is ten years old this week: ‘Today the team has grown steadily to 27 employees and the collection is now up to 460,000 images. Despite the constant expansion over the last few years the agency has kept a sharp profile due to consistent editing with strict criteria’.
-Photo library FLPA are giving away jams and chutneys made by the company Stokes Sauces from Suffolk this month.
-Lebrecht Music & Arts has announced, ‘we have added 80,000 new images to our website in the last two and a half years. Essentially that means we have doubled the high res images available at to our loyal clients’.