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Checklist image purchasing

Aug 21. 2013
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"Checklist Image Purchasing" by Kursiv photoagency

Images are everywhere. However, when using photos, a proper license is required. But what kind of license? And how does it work? Now there is a "Checklist Image Purchasing" published by Kursiv photoagency in Switzerland. On a single page you find a few questions to ask, along with basic information on licensing types. This helps you to evaluate your options before the purchase. A simple guide like this is an essential help – especially when more and more people purchase images without prior consulting. This is where the Checklist Image Purchasing comes in handy.

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Universal Images Group strengthens its Board of Directors

Aug 13. 2013
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The Board of Universal Images Group Limited (UIG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Russelman as General Manager of UIG America and as a Director of the UIG Group.

Dan joined UIG during the 1st Quarter of 2012 from Getty Images, following the takeover of Photolibrary in June 2011, as Director of Operations and Distribution Director, a position he will retain in addition to the new appointment as General Manager of UIG America.

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Africa Media Online: Images for every need

Aug 13. 2013
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Images from the past make their way into much of what we do at Africa Media Online.

Our African Calendar highlights historical images by relating them to anniversaries. September anniversaries include African leaders Samora Machel and Dr Yusuf Dadoo.

We are excited to have a new way of displaying our historical images through a system devised by Google which enables you to search a selection of our images by dates and places, or to enjoy the dramatic graphical stories presented in exhibitions.

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European Commission Investigation - Market Testing Resource

Aug 13. 2013
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ICOMP has now a page on its website sharing a selection of market test responses from members and other interested parties who have kindly let them make their response public.

On April 25th, 2013 as part of its investigation in Google's anti-trust business practices, the European Commission announced that it was to invite comments from market players and complainants on commitments offered by Google in relation to online search and search advertising. More information about the market test can be found on the ICOMP blog.

A selection of those responses members and other interested parties have kindly let us make public are below, as well as our own.

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European Business Awards (EBA) go into the second round

Aug 13. 2013
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picturemaxx AG, Munich, global provider of Media Asset Management Systems, was announced a National Champion in the prestigious 2013/14 European Business Awards programme.

The EBA evaluated the economic performance of the company as well as the innovation potential of BACKSTAGE Broadcast and BACKSTAGE Finance. In a highly competitive environment, the jury selected picturemaxx as one of the top 25 to represent Germany in the European competition. By participating, picturemaxx is seeking a cross-industry, international benchmark comparison.

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Antiquarian Images now represented by Mary Evans Picture Library

Aug 13. 2013
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Mary Evans Picture Library, the UK's leading historical image source is delighted to announce it is now representing the collection of Antiquarian Images.

The library, comprising of thousands of fascinating pictures, spans the 15th to 19th century and encompasses a comprehensive range of subjects including flora and fauna, buildings, gardens, native people, military and naval scenes and panoramas, the majority of which are in colour. A particular speciality is a fine selection of rare and beautiful antique maps as well as celestial and astronomical charts, which perfectly reflect Antiquarian Images' reputation for the unusual and historically curious.

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age fotostock launches a brand new customer-focused website

Aug 06. 2013
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age fotostock, a stock photography agency based in Spain with offices in Barcelona, Madrid, New York, and Paris, launched a brand new customer-focused website this month.

The site, www.agefotostock.com, has been especially designed by in-house age fotostock web designers and programmers in direct response to research of customer and client needs. The enhanced functionality and new search engine spearhead the beginning of many improvements to the age fotostock and THP platforms.

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SUMA-EV press release rejecting Google’s proposals to the European Commission

Aug 06. 2013
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ICOMP Member, SUMA-EV published a press release this week rejecting Google’s proposals to the European Commission, and explained how the company asked Almunia to proceed with Google.

It stated that dominant search engines should not be preinstalled in browsers or the browser’s URL bar. The statement added that search engines should not be allowed to display its own services above organic search results. For additional detail, read the German news here.

You will find the English transaltion (source ICOMP) attached below.

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Mary Evans Picture Library buys Ardea

Aug 06. 2013
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Mary Evans Picture Library is delighted to announce its purchase of Ardea, one of the UK's leading wildlife, pets and environment picture libraries.

Sophie Gooders, current owner of Ardea, which was started more than 40 years ago by Sophie's mother Su, has decided that it is time for her to move out of the industry. However, having put so much of herself into the picture library and with so many friends amongst the photographers, Sophie did not just want the collection to be absorbed into another library and lose its identity.

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DIOMEDIA's New US Office is Representing the BSIP Collection

Aug 01. 2013
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DIOMEDIA is happy to report that the BSIP collection is newly available for licensing in North America.

The French collection features over 100,000 up-to-date rights managed photographs and illustrations of health care, pharmaceuticals, nutrition, technology, physiology, wildlife, nature and the environment that are suitable for commercial and educational applications. The images are searchable by captions that include Latin names and species of plants and animals, as well as their taxonomy. To see a small selection of this outstanding collection click here.

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