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Researched and compiled by our picture research department, Picture needs is a compilation of example searches requested by customers.

Picture needs - social issues

@ 11 January 2012 at 15:10 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

Gathering some recent feedback from client visits, we would like to share a picture needs request that has been put to us, specifically the need for more images depicting social issues. More...

Recent picture requests from customers

@ 13 October 2011 at 11:41 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

Our picture research team are busier than ever finding the right images for creative briefs given to us from customers. Here are a selection of hot topics that you should be out shooting and submitting! More...

The Olympics Are Coming! - Picture Needs

@ 3 May 2011 at 16:36 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

We hope that there will be an impetus and enthusiasm for contributors to photograph contemporary images in the lead up to the Summer Olympics in 2012. We expect significant increase in demand for sports related images and events on Alamy More...

Winter / Snow

@ 9 February 2009 at 12:38 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

Alamy picture research have created an impromptu picture needs in response to the arctic like weather that has been prevalent in the UK for the past week. Our Winter/snow picture needs focus on the potential of picture postcard scenes and thrill/fun factor, the snow brings, as well as the more negative aspects. More...

New Year

@ 19 December 2008 at 16:39 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

This month’s picture needs covers situations related to the New Year and coinciding with availability of props and timing of actual celebrations. As with Christmas requests we recommend contributors to look at current home and décor magazines like Country Homes, Ideal Homes and Fashion magazines (for UK and US markets), to see the contemporary styles that are popular and which will be somewhat dictated by trends in interior design. More...

Sport

@ 6 October 2008 at 15:27 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

Our latest issue of picture needs covers the area of Sport and related themes. Sport has been entering for some time into a new dynamic phase where it has galvanised a global, enthralled audience with passion and commitment. More...

Industry

@ 10 April 2008 at 12:50 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

For this issue of picture needs we are looking at the subject of Industry and industrial themes. With economical, political and social changes in the world combined with globalisation, more countries are experiencing tremendous growth and development to compete industry wise in the global market place. More...

Christmas

@ 13 December 2007 at 17:10 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

This month's issue covers situations related to the Christmas season and coinciding with availability of props and seasonal considerations. We recommend contributors to look at current home and décor magazines like Country Homes, Ideal Homes and Fashion magazines to see the contemporary styles that are de rigueur but enduring and latest interpretations of Christmas. More...

Progression

@ 30 October 2007 at 10:56 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

For this issue of picture needs we are looking at series and single frames of images covering various subject categories, which are devised in a sequence or as a developing situation. This is in response to receiving more requests of this nature from image buyers which are likely to increase in the future. More...

Science and research

@ 11 June 2007 at 10:37 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

This month our picture needs cover the topic of Science and research, a broad subject area which has been distilled into 3 primary categories. More...

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