Associated Press Images Available On Corbis

Posted on 1/5/2012 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (1)

Corbis Images ( and The Associated Press ( have launched their Media offering that provides customers with more than 10 million images covering a  range of breaking news, sports and entertainment, archival and creative images.
The AP images are integrated into the normal Corbis search or the customer can go to Advanced Search and enter AP into the “Provider” box to see only the AP images on a particular subject. To see images on the recent Iowa Caucus go here and use the "sort by Date Photographed filter.”

Corbis also represents several news wires including EPA, Reuters, Dpa, Zuma and others, alongside the AP. News wire images are generally contained in the Corbis Wire collection.

This cross-distribution partnership combines the strengths of two of the world’s leading organizations for compelling and authoritative imagery. Corbis has traditionally led the industry in advertising, commercial and archival images, while The Associated Press is the industry leader in breaking news, sports and entertainment, and an archival news photo collection dating back more than 90 years.
AP Images, the commercial photo licensing division of The Associated Press, will make available thousands of breaking news, sports, and entertainment images each day and more than 5 million archival photos. AP, a not-for-profit cooperative headquartered in New York, has won 30 Pulitzer Prizes for its photography.

”With The Associated Press’ breaking content and venerable collection Corbis will provide its customers with the most differentiated editorial offering available in the market today,” said Corbis’ SVP of Media Products, Barak Ronen.
“Combining AP’s award-winning collection of breaking news and other editorial photography with Corbis’ extraordinary collection of creative and historical imagery provides our customers access to the most comprehensive content available anywhere,” said AP Images Vice President, Fernando Ferre.
Under the agreement, Corbis images will be available on AP Images’ portal, for customers in the United States. See a sample of the comprehensive range of images that will be available through AP and Corbis at


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  • Bill Bachmann Posted Jan 5, 2012
    Are photographers paid or are they owned by AP?

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