Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Alamy signs global distribution deal with ZUMA Press

- Alamy and heavyweight reportage agency agree partnership
- Daily supply of images from around the world direct to Alamy’s news feed
- Over 1 million images added from ZUMA’s archive

ZUMA Press, the California-based news agency is now supplying Alamy's live news feed with images from its global network of 3,000 photojournalists.  Owned and run by renowned photojournalist Scott Mc Kiernan, ZUMA has also made its back catalogue available online through Alamy’s global direct sales network. The supply includes the renowned “thepicturesoftheday” images.

Scott Mc Kiernan commented: "ZUMA is excited to be a part of the Alamy family. We see our new strategic alliance to be a natural fit, combining our photographers’ fine work with Alamy's wide client base. We are looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship."

Alan Capel, Alamy’s head of content said: “When we started to look at reportage agencies ZUMA was at the top of the list. Its pedigree in ground-breaking and challenging stories is unsurpassed.”

To view some of the best and most recent ZUMA Press images available through Alamy go to:
Lightbox for ZUMA archive
Lightbox for ZUMA live news

About ZUMA Press: ZUMA Press produces award-winning news, sports and entertainment content and represents some of the greatest photojournalists, media groups, newspapers and picture agencies around the globe. ZUMA's staff of 50+ represents over 3,000 photographers worldwide and over 60 of the world's best picture agencies spanning the planet, as well as over 100 newspapers and the daily feed and archive of 33 publishing giants. ZUMA's photographers have won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer, World Press, BOP and POYi.

About Alamy: Alamy is the world’s largest independent stock photo site. It connects thousands of designers, marketing departments, news desks, and publishers with some of the best professional and amateur photographers around.

Alamy does not make editorial judgements on pictures, nothing is rejected providing the quality is acceptable – it lets the customer choose the pictures they want.

Alamy’s revolutionary approach to the stock photography business means 60 percent of each sale is paid to the content owner – the lion’s share of the revenue earned. 

See about Alamy for more information.

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