NEW YORK, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock Images LLC, a global marketplace for digital imagery, today announced it has surpassed 20 million images in its collection. With more than 35,000 photographers, illustrators and videographers contributing content from 150 countries, this milestone reflects Shutterstock's position as a top provider of high-quality visual media for graphic designers, publishers, marketing and media organizations around the world.
"The caliber of the content we're receiving today is extraordinary, and with 20 million images, we truly have something for everyone," said Founder and CEO Jon Oringer. "It's incredibly exciting to watch something I started nine years ago cross such a monumental milestone," he added.
The 20-millionth image was a photograph submitted by Remy Musser – Netfalls of Athens, Greece. Musser has been a Shutterstock contributor since 2006, and currently has more than 60,000 photos and videos in the collection. "Shutterstock provides a great way for me to do what I love and earn an income by licensing my content to people all around the globe," said Musser. "I love being a part of this thriving creative community and I'm honored to be celebrating this milestone with Shutterstock," he added.
You can view Shutterstock's beautiful 20-millionth image of Navagio beach in Greece, here: http://shutr.bz/ss20mm.
Shutterstock is a leading global provider of high-quality stock photography, vectors, illustrations and video clips to businesses, marketing agencies, publishers, 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 royalty-free, top-quality imagery. With more than 20 million files currently available, Shutterstock adds tens of thousands of rights-cleared images each week, and recently celebrated its 200-millionth image download.
Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock agency that offers both credit and simple Pay As You Go purchasing options.