NEW YORK, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial imagery and music, has surpassed 50 million royalty free images in its collection. A true two-sided marketplace, Shutterstock's contributors currently add more than 50,000 new images daily and have been paid more than $250 million since Shutterstock's founding, including more than $80 million in 2014.
"Shutterstock's collection has grown to be as diverse and dynamic as the talented contributors who provide their work to customers," said Paul Brennan, VP Content Operations and Contributor Success at Shutterstock. "Armed with the powerful data generated by our vast marketplace, contributors have the information needed to create the images buyers want."
Each photograph, illustration, vector and video is reviewed by our curators, which results in an exceptional collection for marketing agencies, media organizations and businesses to create distinctive work and tell their stories.
Shutterstock is celebrating its photographers, illustrators, videographers and musicians all year long on Shutterstock Panorama™. This series highlights a new contributor from a different country each week — offering insight into their work and their inspirations.
About Shutterstock, Inc.
Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 70,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 50 million images and 2 million video clips available.
Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Chicago, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Montreal, Paris and San Francisco, Shutterstock has customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media provider; Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media; Skillfeed, an online marketplace for learning; and WebDAM, a cloud-based digital asset management service for businesses.
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