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My Final Paper Idea – The role of ‘Getty Images’ in building a global visual language

Posted in Uncategorized by filizefe on January 23, 2009

Beginning with a research about the history of image banks, I want to focus on  Getty Images, which has been building a global visual language by being the primary image bank of global magazines and ads.


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  1. kegill said, on January 24, 2009 at 12:17 am

    Hi, Filiz:

    Is your focus on the technology (the electronic distribution system) or the interplay between custom and stock photography? Also, there is definitely economic model to explore, given that Getty purchased iStockPhoto.

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