Photoshot, the UK’s oldest independent photographic library
(estd. 1929) today announced a further addition to their collection of
photographic images, via NewsCom, a news content photo provider with
over 100 suppliers around the world. More than 1,000 NewsCom live news
images a day are now coming into Photoshot for selection and onward
distribution to Photoshot clients in the UK, together with access to a
further 850,000 images from the NewsCom collection.
The photographic content from Newscom is mainly news-based
and includes images from providers such as UPI (United Press
International) a long established and highly regarded US-based news
business, Kyodo News from Japan, Pakistan Press providing images from
the sub-continent and GDA for Latin American images. There are also
images from China, Central Europe and the Middle East.
“Building on our existing collections of news images
(UPPA), celebrity and celebrity events (Starstock) nature photography
(NHPA), travel imagery (World Pictures and Travel Photographer of the
Year), studio celebrity portraiture (Stay Still) and creative stock
images (Photoshot Creative), this brings us closer to our goal of
providing a comprehensive archive of photography for editorial
usage” said Charles Taylor, MD of Photoshot. “With
access to over 8 million images, we can now meet the photo requests
placed by our clients better than ever before, whether they place
searches on our website or with our team of researchers”.