New Collection Spotlight: Pictures from History

UIG are delighted to announce we are now distributing the Pictures from History collection.  This specialist historical library features a comprehensive archive of Asian history, art, and culture.  The collection has grown since its beginnings to include contemporary images of Asia as well as history and cultural heritage content from the Middle East and Africa. The Pictures […]

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2021 at UIG

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 […]

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UIG Content Available for Prints and Posters

UIG’s Prints and Posters products offer thousands of images from its collection for personal and commercial use as wall décor, educational posters and other printed products.  The UIG Prints and Posters collection features stunning landscape natural history, spiritual and aerial images.  The collection also features interesting educational and inspiring images from history – world leaders, historic events, […]

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Best of PULSE

A year ago, much of the world’s commerce and the familiar activities of our daily lives were ground to a halt.  During these unprecedented times, people stopped traveling, eating in restaurants, attending school, and visiting elderly relatives and friends.  The coronavirus pandemic forced us to embrace a new normal comprised of deserted city centers, vacant schools, shuttered […]

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Carl Simon’s Glass Slide Treasures

In the early 1900’s most people were only exposed to other cultures and travel destinations through books and newspapers.  German entrepreneur Carl Simon solved this problem for many through his unique photo slideshows and lectures.  Simon (1873 – 1952) founded his own photography service company in 1907, where in addition to lending equipment and building cameras, […]

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Contributor Spotlight – Arterra Picture Library

UIG contributing partner Arterra Picture Library, based in Belgium and founded by Philippe Clément focuses mainly on nature and travel related subjects from global destinations. Apart from Philippe’s wide collection of worldwide fauna and flora and World War I and II related images, Arterra also represents the work of wildlife photographer Sven-Erik Arndt, globetrotter/writer Marica […]

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Rosa Parks: An American Hero

The American Civil Rights movement had many influential and renowned leaders.  Perhaps the most humble of these was Rosa Parks, whose spontaneous act of courage and determination sparked a boycott that would inspire the movement and help change America for the better.  Parks’ actions aboard a Montgomery, Alabama city bus in 1955 are recognized as one of […]

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Electric cars – back to the future

As the world grows more environmentally concerned, one of the most popular aspects of this is the drive (pun intended) by governments and authorities to phase out petrol and diesel cars in favour of electric versions.  The sleek new electric car models we now see on our roads are not a new invention reflecting our modern […]

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World Cancer Day – 4th February

Thursday, February 4, 2021 is World Cancer Day.  Created in 2000, World Cancer Day is an initiative designed to unite the international community in shared awareness of the global need for more cancer research funding and cancer prevention education.  Led by the Union for International Cancer Control, World Cancer Day strives to reimagine a world where millions […]

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Collection spotlight: ClickAlps from Cubo Images

UIG contributing partner Cubo Images offers a wide range of high-quality imagery featuring subject strengths in travel and food.  Cubo’s collections offer a global perspective on destinations, cultures and cuisines.  ClickAlps, a contributing partner to Cubo Images, provides stunning imagery of Italy, Europe and beyond. View a selection of the images – All images: ClickAlps/Cubo Images/UIG To […]

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