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Shutterstock Expands Focus on Editorial Imagery Hiring Four Leading Photographers
Chelsea Lauren, Rob LaTour, Stephen Lovekin, and Andrew H. Walker bring the best event photography and celebrity portraiture to the company

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) has hired photographers Chelsea Lauren, Rob LaTour, Stephen Lovekin, and Andrew H. Walker to bring the best event photography and celebrity portraiture to the company. 

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"We are thrilled Chelsea, Rob, Stephen and Andrew chose to bring their talents to Shutterstock at the forefront of our new, remarkable editorial service. Each has an original, visually interesting aesthetic which is strengthened by their ability to create trusting relationships with their subjects. We are excited about what we can accomplish together," said Ben Pfeifer, VP, New Business at Shutterstock.

About Chelsea, Rob, Stephen and Andrew:

  • Based in Los Angeles, Chelsea Lauren loves to shoot many different subjects and styles, including celebrity portraiture, fashion, editorial and performance art. Her work has been featured in Vogue, Elle, Glamour, GQ, Maxim, CNN, Extra, E!, TIME Magazine, Seventeen, Billboard, Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly and People Magazine.
  • Stephen Lovekin has been an event and portrait photographer in New York City for more than 20 years. He has shot some of the world's biggest events and celebrities, and his work has appeared in leading publications - including Vogue, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, InStyle, TIME Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, and Us Weekly.
  • After working for three years as a freelancer with the company's Los Angeles office, Rob LaTour has joined our photojournalism team. He is known for producing exceptional portraits and fashion photography. Most recently, Rob was the U.S. photographer for British Vogue.
  • Based in New York City, Andrew H. Walker has captured large scale, global events such as the Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance, Dubai International and Doha film festivals, the Super Bowl, and fashion weeks, as well as daily events such as concerts, premieres, product launches, and studio and location portraits.

Shutterstock offers media companies and advertisers images and videos that capture the world around us, including a live feed of tightly edited celebrity, entertainment, sports and news images and videos, along with access to a multi-decade archive of iconic images. 

Earlier this year, Shutterstock acquired Rex Features and signed a multi-year alliance with Penske Media Corporation which includes leveraging PMC's insider-access to document exclusive entertainment and fashion industry events.

About Shutterstock

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographsvectorsillustrationsvideos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 80,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 60 million images and 3 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.

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