Corbis Reps NGS

Posted on 2/22/2010 by Julia Dudnik Stern | Printable Version | Comments (1)

Corbis now represents has become the exclusive global representative of archival material from the National Geographic—a collection that dates back to 1900. The company has announced a new partnership with the National Geographic Society. [Ed. 2/23]

The revered magazine’s library spans geography, archaeology and natural science. Corbis will also represent content from National Geographic Traveler—which showcases places, experiences, culture and photography from around the world—and the broader NGS archive.

Thousands of images have already been made available through the Corbis Web site; the company plans to reach an online offering of 20,000 NGS images by the end of the year. NGS motion content is also available through Corbis via its partnership with Thought Equity Motion.

NGS vice president of image collection Maura Mulvihill said the organization chose Corbis because of its strong reputation and global presence. Under similar arrangements, Corbis represents the image collections of the Smithsonian Institute, the National Gallery-London and the State Hermitage Museum.

Copyright © 2010 Julia Dudnik Stern. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-461-7627, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz


  • Danita Delimont Posted Feb 23, 2010

    Thanks for your prompt correction of the error in this story. Danita Delimont Stock Photography also represents material from National Geographic, which we reported to Selling Stock in a release sent to Jim P. several months ago.

    Dave Herbig
    Danita Delimont Stock Photography

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