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PRESS RELEASE - epa distributes photos and videos via my-picturemaxx

Updated: Aug 5, 2022

The renowned european pressphoto agency (epa) is now using my-picturemaxx to distribute its international image and video services in Germany and Austria. The image archive has over nine million photos and is available to my-picturemaxx users.


Poto: epa / Philipp Guelland

Press Release

Munich/Frankfurt, March 9, 2021

2,200 news photos and videos added daily for the German market






epa distributes photos and videos via my-picturemaxx

The renowned european pressphoto agency (epa) is now using my-picturemaxx to distribute its international image and video services in Germany and Austria. The image archive has over nine million photos and is available to my-picturemaxx users.

epa is one of the world's leading agencies for photos and moving images and has received several international awards such as the “World Press Photo Award”. The epa network of more than 400 photojournalists worldwide, as well as production from their members and partner agencies, brings world events to life in a distinctive way. The offer includes highly professional, reliable and timely reporting from all corners of the world, ranging from politics to sports to culture and entertainment.


The epa is one of the world's leading agencies for photos and moving images and has received several international awards such as the “World Press Photo Award”. The epa network of more than 400 photojournalists worldwide, as well as member and partner agencies, brings world events to life in a distinctive way. The offer includes highly professional, reliable and timely reporting from Europe and Latin America, ranging from politics to sports to culture and entertainment.


“epa, based in Frankfurt, has for historical reasons, many years of experience in the German media market,” says Julia R. Arévalo, President and CEO of epa. “We produce our photo and video services with professionalism and passion, and so to be able now to offer these services directly via my-picturemaxx and to enter into direct dialog with our customers is an important and exciting task for us.”

“We are pleased that we can support the strategy of the new epa management team in beginning the Germany-wide distribution of excellent image material using our powerful business solutions,” says Gerhard Feigl, CEO of picturemaxx AG. “Our hope is that our long-standing cooperation will intensify as a result. The epa video service perfectly complements the image service. For those participating in the media search engine my-picturemaxx, the epa is an important source of material and a guarantor of quality.”

About european pressphoto agency (epa)

european pressphoto agency was founded in 1985 by a number of major European news agencies. In May 2003 epa went global, by expanding its network of photographers around the globe. Today, epa has nine European news agency shareholders that contribute to its daily service. In partnership with majority shareholder Agencia EFE, epa now distributes a comprehensive global photo and video service. epa’s headquarters are located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, with regional editorial desks in Tokyo, Bangkok, Cairo, Frankfurt, Madrid, and Washington, DC.



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Britta Milde, Head of Marketing Tel: +49 89 357 1470 britta.milde@picturemaxx.com


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picturemaxx is the world's largest network of professional providers and buyers of visual content, empowering users to efficiently procure, organize and distribute digital assets.

As a market-leading software and technology company, picturemaxx has more than 35 years of experience in this sector. Its more than 1,000 customers include media companies such as Axel Springer, Bauer Media Group, Cornelsen Verlag, Gruner + Jahr, Hubert Burda Media and leading stock photo agencies of all genres, both within Germany and internationally.


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