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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

3

formats

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

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    02/22/2019 - 22:07 - A thin layer of snow and ice is seen in an area around the US-Mexico border fence on the outskirts of Tecate, Mexico

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    02/22/2019 - 21:38 - Models present creations during the Versace women's Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection fashion show in Milan, Italy

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    02/22/2019 - 21:35 - A child who fled the Islamic State waits with families to be searched by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces fighters near Baghouz, Syria

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    02/22/2019 - 21:29 - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gives a peace sign with Moro Islamic Liberation Front chairman Murad Ebrahim (front 3rd R) in Manila

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    02/22/2019 - 21:25 - Farmer Gilles Druet and the 2019 fair's muse cow, Imminence, arrive at the International Agriculture Fair in Paris

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    02/22/2019 - 21:22 - An Indian woman participates in the 'Dignity March' to raise awareness for sexual assault survivors in New Delhi, India

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    02/22/2019 - 21:14 - A Palestinian protester returns a tear gas canister thrown by Israeli troops during a demonstration at the Israel-Gaza border

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    02/22/2019 - 20:33 - US President Donald Trump impersonator Russel White and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un impersonator Howard X pose together for photographs in Hanoi, Vietnam

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    02/22/2019 - 20:30 - An electoral commission official checks voting material at a polling station in Yola, Nigeria, on the eve of general elections

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    02/22/2019 - 20:21 - A crowd waits for the start of the "Venezuela Aid Live" concert, organized by British billionaire Richard Branson to raise money for the Venezuelan relief effort in Cucuta, Colombia

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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.