Corbis Enhances Celebrity Offering

Posted on 11/28/2007 by Julia Dudnik Stern | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Continuing to focus on business segments least affected by the proliferation of low-cost imagery, Corbis has engaged 16 high-profile celebrity photographers to contribute new imagery to its Outline brand.


According to Corbis, demand for entertainment and celebrity imagery continues to rise. The company’s research shows that magazine pages within this category are growing by 15% per year, ostensibly making this the fastest-growing segment of the media industry.


New contributors come from various parts of the world. They include Peter Henket, a Dutchman known for Latino and music-industry imagery, a New York-based Hollywood starlet shooter Andrew McLeod, and celebrity-women and fashion photographer Paulo Sutch of the U.K.


Also joining Corbis are: Giuliano Bekor, Lesley Bhom, Oberto Gili, Philip Gostelow, Fergus Greer, Ture Lillegraven, Amanda Marsalis, Christopher McLallen, Ben Morris, Peter Rigaud, Margo Silver, Benni Valsson and Jelle Wagenaar. Each has a distinctive  and ample professional experience.


Though Corbis contends it already has a superior celebrity photography collection, the company hopes that adding this talent to its roster will bring new depth and style.


The 16 shooters will contribute to Outline, OutlineLive, Outline@Home and Entertainment collections. All these offerings profile celebrities in various settings and styles, from formal portraits (Outline) and candids (OutlineLive) to images taken inside celebrity residences (Outline@Home) and on the red carpet (Entertainment).

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