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AFP publishes up to 3,000 photos a day, delivering comprehensive coverage of global news

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our network of 500 award winning photographers and editors (Prize & awards), produce up to 3,000 new images per day (AFP Forum) covering all the global news, including politics, conflicts, general news, fashion and more...

3,000

new photos

per day

36

million

archive images from AFP and its partners dating back to the very beginning of photography

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formats

high definition (up to 4,000 pixels), 768 pixels, 512 pixels with IPTC information

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - Aerial view showing volunteers of "Panama Solidarity Plan" loading bags with food on a pick-up truck to deliver the aid to low-income families during the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, at Maracana Stadium in Panama City.

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - A Sri Lanka navy sailor uses a makeshift decontamination chamber after the seizure of narcotics from a flagless cargo carrier at a fisheries harbour during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown near Colombo.

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - Local people walk between tombs at a military cemetery in Xindian district, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - A man is at work in the deserted Red square in Moscow, Russia, as the city is under lockdown to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus.

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - A man wearing an alternative mask poses for a photograph in Kampala, Uganda.

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - Lauryn Morley, a lower school substitute teacher for the Washington Waldorf School in Bethesda, Maryland, works from her home due to the Coronavirus outbreak in Arlington, Virginia.

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - Inhabitants of the residence Maison Blanche, composed of 226 mostly unsanitary dwellings, queue at the bottom of their building to pick up food during a distribution organized by a group of neighbours in Marseille, southern France

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - An employee of Lantz funeral directors looks at coffins stored in Mulhouse, eastern France, on the sixteenth day of a strict lockdown in France to stop the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - Workers at Israel's religious burial society Chevra Kadisha wearing protective equipment, talk to people ahead of transporting the body of a patient who died from complications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, in Jerusalem.

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    04/02/2020 - 10:43 - This combination of pictures shows medical staffers on the frontline treating patients of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, posing for a picture while on break at al-Hakim General Hospital in Iraq's central shrine city of Najaf.

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The International Photo Service

AFP’s International Photo Service produces 3,000 new images a day to provide ongoing coverage of all of the world’s news.

Regional feeds (covering France, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America, Latin America and Asia-Pacific) cover key international events, as well as news from their own region from a local perspective.

  • Unlimited access to the International Service and Regional Editions for newspapers and TV
  • Package rate access (flexible volume and frequency) to Real Time and Archive photos
  • Individual access to Real Time and Archive photos
  • Entire Service delivered via Satellite and FTP (integrated with client system or AFP’s reception system)
  • AFP Forum web platform: available worldwide round the clock

International Sports Photo Service

AFP’s International Sports Photo Service covers all global sports events (World Championships, special events) and other international events (European Championships, Asian Championships, the Commonwealth Games, etc.).

The service provides comprehensive ongoing coverage of world sport in real time:

  • Photojournalists at major world sporting events (football, cycling, tennis, golf, cricket, rugby, Formula 1, badminton, table tennis, horse racing, show jumping, gymnastics, volleyball, handball, European and NBA basketball, baseball, martial arts, etc (list non-exhaustive)
  • Comprehensive coverage of international events such as the Asian Games, the Commonwealth Games, Cricket Tournaments, etc.
  • Complete coverage of English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese national football championships
  • Coverage of North American sports (basketball, American football, baseball, ice hockey)
  • Coverage on sports bodies, clubs, athletes and sponsors, with a special focus on financial interests

  • Unlimited access to the International Service and Regional Editions for newspapers and TV
  • Package rate access (flexible volume and frequency) to Real Time and Archive photos
  • Individual access to Real Time and Archive photos
  • Entire feed delivered via Satellite and FTP (integrated with client system or AFP’s reception system)
  • AFP Forum web platform: available worldwide round the clock

ImageForum Image Bank

AFP Forum is a web platform designed for the press, websites and businesses. Subscribers enjoy real time access to all of Agence France-Presse’s photo and graphics output and to the photo collections of over 50 partner agencies.

The dedicated editorial team produces daily updates of:

  • Selections and themed files
  • Retrospectives, anniversary files and compilations

 

AFP Forum provides:

  • instant access to searchable original content
  • simple, intuitive navigation

 

organised into six categories: news, economics, sport, celebrities, features and fashion.

Stay in touch with world news in real time with AFP Forum alerts

The AFP Forum alert tool provides personalised updates of AFP’s photo content in real time via email.

AFP Forum’s faceted search engine features dynamic filters to refine your search terms and find the photo you need in just a few clicks

The Exalead© search engine is integrated into AFP Forum for a faster, more intuitive search.

  • Unlimited access to the International Service and Regional Editions for the newspapers and TV
  • Package rate access (flexible volume and frequency) to Real Time and Archive photos
  • Individual access to Real Time and Archive photos
  • Subscription to AFP content and/or partner content
  • Photos available in .jpeg format (high definition up to 4,000 pixels, 768 pixels or 512 pixels) with IPTC information
  • Image resolution: up to 13 million pixels
  • Platform access: worldwide, round the clock
  • Supported browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome

Photo Slideshows

AFP’s editorial teams bring together the best of the news in pictures via daily photo galleries.

24 hours in pictures

The ’24 hours in pictures’ slideshow features the 12 most striking images of the day.

Runway shows

Teams of photographers provide daily coverage from the fashion world’s most prestigious runways during the Spring-Summer and Autumn-Winter shows. A selection of the best pictures from all the designers and all the shows is available in slideshow format.

Unusual photos

AFP selects between 30 and 50 of its best unusual shots per month.

Bespoke Content

AFP offers an on-demand reporting service that provides media clients with responsive, tailor-made solutions that can be deployed worldwide.