Shutterstock(R) Photo Library Hits Two Million Images

    Collection Doubles in Less than 12 Months in a Year Marked by

    NEW YORK, June 26 /CNW/ -- Shutterstock(R) is proud to announce that its
photo library has just exceeded two million images ( 
Launched in 2003, Shutterstock is a leading stock photo agency known for its
outstanding photo library and pioneering, straightforward subscription model. 
Shutterstock's collection of premium, royalty-free images grows by about
25,000 images each week and has fully doubled in size in the past 10 months.
With over two million images available for download by its subscribers
Shutterstock has reinforced its position as a primary resource to the creative
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    "We are very proud of our collection," said Jon Oringer, CEO. "Our
standards for submitted photos have remained high and our photographers have
responded with superb material.  Our subscribers can have confidence that
Shutterstock will deliver quality and variety with every search they perform."
    Shutterstock accepts photos, vectors, and illustration submissions from
nearly 65,000 registered contributors from around the world.  Every submitted
photo undergoes strict evaluation, and only those that measure up (less than
40%) are added to the collection. The site also has a growing vector
collection; these illustrations are evaluated by similar standards.
Shutterstock adds new images around the clock, ensuring that subscribers
constantly find new and current material on the site.
    The image that brought the Shutterstock photo library to the two million
mark is an elegant architectural shot of a contemporary, wood-paneled interior
with a staircase leading up. The image is Shutterstock #3588952 and is
available to media upon request.

    About Shutterstock(R)
    Founded in 2003, Shutterstock(R) is one of the fastest growing suppliers
of royalty-free stock photography in the industry. Its outstanding collection
of premium images combined with a user-friendly subscription model has made
Shutterstock(R) a trusted resource for an expanding global customer base that
includes the graphic design community, advertising agencies, publishing
companies, and countless entrepreneurs. Shutterstock was the first of its
competitors to branch in to stock video with Shutterstock Footage(TM)
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