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WENN Chairman launches new photo library – includes backing from ex-Rex Features owner

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This is the kind of proper collaboration the photo licensing industry needs at the moment. PAN first mentioned Cover Images back in April this year – Ex Rex manager heads up new agency ‘Cover Images’ – from WENN – since then Mr Lloyd Beiny, Chairman at WENN, has been busy putting the new library collection offer together. This morning he launched Cover Images with 20 million images including the entire WENN archives, international news feeds, comprehensive fashion coverage, creative and editorial stock, historic archives and a host of further collections, including LAT Photographic by Haymarket, Universal Images Group, Stocktrek, Howard Shooter (Food Photographer) many other photographers, some exclusive to Cover.

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left: Cover will include iconic collections from Tom Murray, Ulrich Handl, The Cavern Club, The Marquee and the Frank Worth Archives with further announcements soon.






Managing Director at Cover Images Matthew Walker says: “We aspire to be individual, inspirational and innovative in our content and approach. We have been working hard to create a great new website and are developing fantastic new technology to make Cover Images a simple and effective alternative to other image and content destinations.”

John Selby – Former Rex Features owner and director  – has given the library his backing and support They say: ‘John’s knowledge and experience in the photo agency business is second to none and he will provide invaluable assistance and support to make Cover Images the very best photo and content agency in the business.’

…more Cover updates promised soon.

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