6th February 2023.Reading time 5 minutes.
A UIG collection spotlight For more than 125 years, the Touring Cub Italiano historical archive has reflected the perspective of Italians learning about their country and its vibrant culture through tourism. Touring Club Italiano (TCI) was founded in Milan in 1894 to promote tourism across Italy. The archive developed over time from photographs provided by the Club’s […]
18th July 2022.Reading time 4 minutes.
Desirey Minkoh, the owner of Gabon based UIG image partner AfrikImages provides a fascinating insight into the Ngontang mask and dance and the Fang ethnic group. “Ngontang”, which in the Fang language from which it derives its origins means “the white girl”, is a mask with several faces that represents the spirits in the form […]
11th July 2022.Reading time 6 minutes.
Thanks to our focus on educational subjects, UIG has enjoyed a long and successful partnership with Encyclopaedia Britannica, helping them curate and manage the Image Quest online educational image database, a global product that is offered to individual schools, educational authorities, and ministries. The product is licensed under a subscription model and students and teachers access […]
22nd May 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
Universal Images Group, founded by George Sinclair in 2008, aggregates and distributes content to the global licensing and merchandising markets. UIG has grown to represent content collections from more than 120 agency suppliers and nearly 175 photographers. UIG’s subject specialties include World History, Fine Art, Science & Medicine, Environmental Science, Developing World, World Religions and Cultures, Archaeology, […]
18th April 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
UIG contributing partner Majority World’s collection features the work of photographers from Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. The talented contributing photographers for Majority World provide impactful and stunning images of their local cultures, helping to build a deep archive of important topics from outside North America and Europe. Majority World was formed in […]
7th February 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
The two pillars of Godong’s photographic archive are “God” and “NGO’s”. The French agency’s comprehensive religious collection features aesthetic and educational photography covering the world’s major faiths as well as religious icons, traditions, events and notable persons. Godong complements its religious coverage with a focus on the developing world, thanks to its partnerships with several NGO’s. At […]
24th December 2021.Reading time 10 minutes.
We’re very fortunate at UIG. We get to work with talented artists and passionate storytellers every day. We spend our time reviewing and editing thousands of new images from a diverse group of contributors from across our beautiful planet. Through their eyes and through their images we experience the world around us. We are inspired by our contributors to […]
20th December 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
There have been numerous protests worldwide during 2021, and perhaps the most sustained demonstrations have been those in Colombia. Beginning with passionate demonstrations against government tax reform measures in late April, the protests have grown to address grievances against police brutality, income inequality, the lack of economic opportunity, and poverty, all of which have been exacerbated […]
6th December 2021.Reading time 9 minutes.
In 2008 Philippe Clement decided to take the plunge and become a full-time photographer. Prior to that he mixed being a semi-professional shooter with his full-time work as a rock-climbing instructor and co-owner of a climbing hall in Belgium. The timing of his decision came with challenges. The worldwide financial crisis hit that same year and the stock […]
23rd August 2021.Reading time 5 minutes.
For more than 125 years, the Touring Cub Italiano historical archive has reflected the perspective of Italians learning about their country and its vibrant culture through tourism. Touring Club Italiano (TCI) was founded in Milan in 1894 to promote tourism across Italy. The archive developed over time from photographs provided by the Club’s members. Now, more than […]