, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial
, today announced the launch of
, a new marketplace for
curated from top photographers and illustrators from around the world. Offset opens with a collection of 45,000 authentic, narrative images from 100 renowned artists.
"Shutterstock disrupted the image industry by making high-quality photos, illustrations and videos easily available to creative customers around the globe," said Shutterstock VP of Content Scott Braut. "Offset represents a breakthrough standard in pre-shot imagery because it is the first brand to combine modern, exceptionally curated, assignment-quality images with the simplicity of a royalty-free license. Offset images are perfect for high-profile uses where emotional impact matters, such as in advertisements, editorial stories, websites and corporate communications."
- Offset contributors are the best in their class. The site features work from respected assignment photographers David duChemin and Gentl and Hyers, and collections including National Geographic and Cavan Images.
- Offset content is exceptional. Every image has been curated and serves a purpose in the collection. Categories include lifestyle, food, wildlife, travel and fashion.
- Offset's licensing terms are generous. A simple, royalty-free license covers unlimited print and online usage.
- Offset's pricing is simple. Straightforward and transparent, small files are currently priced at $250 and large files are $500.
To celebrate the diversity of content available, Offset has curated several themed collections including
Notes of Autumn
Body In Motion
The Art of Cooking
. Interested contributors can submit their portfolios for consideration via the
Shutterstock is a leading global provider of
high-quality licensed photographs
to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world.
Shutterstock works closely with its growing contributor community of photographers, videographers, illustrators and designers to curate a global marketplace for
. Shutterstock adds tens of thousands of rights-cleared images each week, and with more than 28 million images currently available, the company recently surpassed 300-million all time paid downloads.
New York City
, Shutterstock also owns
, a value-oriented stock media agency, and Skillfeed, an online
marketplace for learning
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