Monday, April 2, 2012

Alamy passes 30 million mark, now adding 1 million images every month

Increase in news imagery boosts monthly numbers, Influx of celebrity content to meet customer demand,  Strength in stills soon to be augmented with video

Online stock photo giant Alamy has moved effortlessly past the 30 million milestone and is currently adding 1 million new images to its pool of editorial and creative stock imagery every month.

Alan Capel, head of content said: “We’ve added some fantastic photographers such as Eric Lafforgue, Jessica Sample and Konrad Bak, alongside securing strategic deals with major reportage and celebrity agencies. This combination delivers the diversity and freshness that our customers demand.”

Rachel Wakefield, head of sales said: “There are no limits to our aspirations; we’ve shown that we can consistently grow our collection. Our broad contributor base leads to a large quantity of unique imagery; we can supply all of the images that customers expect plus unusual and hard to find one-offs.”

The company will shortly be adding video to its portfolio to further strengthen its comprehensive product offering.

About Alamy
With over 30 million images Alamy is the world’s largest independent stock photo site. We supply thousands of designers, marketing departments, news desks, and publishers with imagery produced by the best professional and amateur photographers around. Alamy has a revolutionary approach to the stock photography business which results in 60 percent of each sale being paid to the photographer.

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