Getty to Distribute Corbis Images for New Corbis Owner

January 22, 2016

By David Walker

After limping along for years in the long shadow of arch rival Getty Images, Corbis has a new Chinese owner who will distribute Corbis content through Getty’s worldwide network. The news, announced today, reflects the competitive challenges of stock photography, a once-lucrative business that has turned into a low-price, volume-driven industry. Corbis, founded and owned by Bill Gates, has sold...

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