(SAN JOSE, Calif. — Oct. 13, 2005) Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced four new royalty-free image collections are available through Adobe® Stock Photos, bringing the total number of images to over 450,000.
Adobe Stock Photos is accessed through Adobe Bridge, a hub for productivity, imagery and creativity that provides multi-view file browsing and smooth cross-product integration within Adobe Creative Suite 2 and CS2 versions of Adobe products. The additional images give Adobe Creative Suite 2 customers access to an even broader selection of royalty-free images, making it even easier to find and buy the right image without leaving the application.
New collections added to Adobe Stock Photos include: IPN Relay™, Image Source Ltd., Brand X Pictures by Jupiterimages® and Masterfile Corporation. These companies offer a variety of high-quality, unique contemporary stock photography, featuring mainstream images in an innovative modern style. There are now 13 collections from a variety of leading providers such as Photodisc® by Getty Images, Comstock® by Jupiterimages®, Digital Vision® by Getty Images, imageshop™ royalty-free by zefaimages™ and amana®, making Adobe Stock Photos the one-stop resource for creative professionals.
Professional photographers and stock agencies now have the opportunity to submit their images to Adobe Stock Photos via image partners including: Image Source, IPN Relay, Getty Images and Masterfile Corporation. Submitting images through these third parties provide professional photographers and small stock houses another option for distributing and licensing their images. A complete listing of all providers and details about submitting images can be found at www.adobe.com/adobestockphotos .
"Adobe Stock Photos continues to evolve its distribution model to support the addition of professional photographers and smaller agencies who supply royalty-free images," said James Alexander, director of Adobe Stock Photos at Adobe. "We are committed to helping smaller stock providers and independent professional photographers who shoot royalty-free images receive greater exposure and connect directly with image buyers, through the global reach of Adobe Creative Suite 2 software."
Pricing and Availability
Adobe Stock Photos is included as a featured service in the following products: Adobe Creative Suite 2 (Standard and Premium editions), Adobe® Photoshop® CS2, Adobe InDesign® CS2, Adobe Illustrator® CS2 and Adobe GoLive® CS2. Adobe Stock Photos is available in 27 countries and four currencies. If you buy an image from Adobe Stock Photos and find the same royalty-free image at a lower price, Adobe Stock Photos' return policy allows you to return your image to Adobe within 30 days of purchase for a full refund. For details please visit http://www.adobe.com/adobestockphotos
About Adobe Systems Incorporated
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