PantherMedia Launches Premium RF and RM Option

Posted on 5/25/2017 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

PantherMedia announces the launch of its Premium Collection to potential contributors around the world. Inspired by the Panther DNA their Premium Collection aspires to have an identifiable unique spirit that combines elegance and strength with a touch of danger.

They are calling on all artists who create images that are genuinely special and unique to come forward and contribute. They believe images that truly stand out from the crowd and help clients to have more successful projects than with alternative choices will be valued more highly.

The Premium Collection will cover a broad range of subjects, with a particular focus on the fusion of life, fashion and technology. It will challenge boundaries or current perceptions around the fusion of life, fashion and technology while pairing trendsetting style elements with forwards looking visions of a realistic future or variations thereof.

RM (rights managed) licensing will take the form of a highly simplified Rights Managed model designed to match the current RF (royalty free) purchasing experience while doing justice to the unique nature of the images. Images submitted to either of our Premium lines will not have to be exclusive to PantherMedia. However, images submitted for Premium RF cannot be offered at MicroStock prices at the same time elsewhere while images submitted for RM must never before have been licensed as RF.

PantherMedia will offer Premium Collection artists a full 50% royalty share.

Says Carla Magrelli from Rome, head of the photographer group SIE Photo that includes a Worldpress Award-Winner: At last an agency that is focused on the one thing that really make a difference. Truly great photographs.

From New York Lisa Curesky (previously Corbis, zefa, Image Source) from award winning „The Good Brigade“ had to say: “I am excited by the new options that PantherMedia is offering with the launch of its Premium Collection: a place where the value of an image is respected and price points are strong”.

Both added: Especially the key subject matter is exciting and fills us with creative energy.

Says Tomas Speight, CEO of Panther Media GmbH, "Photographers can register for inclusion in the exclusive Premium Collection group of artists with immediate effect and propose suitable photographs. Remember the DNA; elegance, strength and a touch of danger. Become part of it and join us now. Help us win back respect for great commercial photography."

For more information about how the new pricing works see this link.

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