Offset, Shutterstock's New High-End Image Marketplace Begins Invite-Only Preview
Beginning today, users who've requested access to Offset.com will be invited to preview and shop the extraordinary new collection.
NEW YORK, May 31, 2013Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, today announced its new brand Offset has begun previewing to thousands of customers on the Offset waiting list. First introduced in late March, Offset disrupts the traditional image marketplace by offering authentic, high-quality imagery through a simple, transparent, royalty-free license. "We're enhancing the customer experience and adding new artists every day," said VP of Offset Ben Pfeifer. "We're excited to begin inviting users in to see Offset firsthand," he added.Offset is an entirely separate brand and website from Shutterstock, and features a curated collection of remarkable imagery from top photographers and illustrators around the world. "Every image in the collection has a reason for being there," said VP of Content Scott Braut. "Offset showcases assignment-quality images you want to spend time with, put on a cover, or use as part of a campaign."Currently Offset boasts more than 25,000 photos and illustrations from nearly 100 artists and agencies around the world. Recent additions to the collection include editorial and landscape photography from Michael Hanson, lifestyle imagery from Charles Gullung, food photography by Anna Williams and vibrant illustrations by Sam Brewster. Images are offered at two simple price points: $250 for small files and $500 for large, and include unlimited online and print usage. Offset has also begun accepting credit card payment for image licenses.Offset is currently in invite-only beta. Interested buyers may request an invitation by visiting Offset.com. A public launch will follow later this year. To watch the Offset preview video, click here.
About Shutterstock, Inc.
Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), directly and through its group subsidiaries, 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 160,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 100 million images and more than 5 million video clips available.
Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Montreal, Paris, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley, Shutterstock has customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; 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; and WebDAM, a cloud-based digital asset management service for businesses.
Siobhan Aalders and Niamh Hughes