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How do I subscribe to the epa service?

For subscribing to the epa service, please contact us via email or call us at +49 69 244 321 866.

 

How do I arrange a trial period?

In order to arrange a trial period, please contact us via email or call us at +49 69 244 321 866.

 

How much does the epa service cost?

We are happy to discuss the pricing with you individually. Simply contact us via email or call us at +49 69 244 321 866.

 

How many images do you deliver per day?

Currently the epa service distributes an average of 2,000 pictures daily - generated by a network of more than 400 photographers worldwide.

 

How is the epa service delivered?

The epa service is being delivered worldwide via FTP or web access. In Europe and in the Middle East epa additionally offers satellite transmission which is provided by Mainstream Data, a leading US-based communications company.

As a general form of delivery customers may choose between a push (which is available as satellite or FTP) or a pull system (which is available as FTP or web access).

 

How many photographers contribute to the epa service?

The epa service is based both on the broad international network of its 400 photographers and on the daily production of its European member agencies.

 

Do you only provide images from Europe?

No, epa provides images from around the globe – delivered by the broad international network of its 400 photographers and its European member agencies.

All photos are edited and distributed by our editorial staffs in Frankfurt, Bangkok, Cairo, and Washington, DC, providing a daily 24 hour service.

 

Do you provide images from all over the world?

epa provides images from around the globe – delivered by the broad international network of its 400 photographers and its European member agencies.

All photos are edited and distributed by our editorial staffs in Frankfurt, Bangkok, Cairo, and Washington, DC, providing a daily 24 hour service.

 

Do you have partners who contribute to your service?

Apart from epa’s own broad international network of 400 photographers, several partners contribute to the service – above all its European member agencies, who are all market leaders in their respective countries.

 

What kind of coverages do you provide?

epa provides a global photo coverage ranging from news, sports, and business to arts, culture and entertainment.

 

Do you cover sport events?

epa provides unique sports photos of various competitions around the globe.

You can find epa’s entire sports production in the epa archive and a selection of current sport events in the daily updated sports gallery.

 

Do you cover film festivals?

epa offers a comprehensive coverage of the major film festivals (e.g. Berlin, Cannes, Rome, San Sebastian, Sundance, Tokyo, Toronto, Venice).

You can find epa’s entire production from film festivals in the epa archive and a selection of current festivals in the daily updated entertainment gallery.

 

Do you cover award ceremonies?

epa provides photos from award ceremonies like BRITs, Emmys, Golden Globes, Grammys, Oscars, and SAG among others.

You can find epa's entire awards coverage in the epa archive and a selection of current ceremonies in the daily updated entertainment gallery.

 

Do you cover major exhibitions and other art events?

epa also covers big cultural events worldwide including major exhibitions and other art events e.g. (Art Basel, Anish Kapoor, Banksy, «Claude Monet (1840–1926)» exhibition in Paris, Expo, 'Le Train Bleu' by Picasso, Venice Architecture Biennale).

You can find epa’s entire production from the fields of arts, culture, and entertainment in the epa archive.

 

Do you have celebrity images?

You can find all celebrity images in the epa webgate. A selection is available in the daily updated entertainment gallery.

 

Do you cover fashion weeks?

epa offers a unique coverage of fashion weeks around the globe (e.g. Paris, Milan, New York, Barcelona, Berlin, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Mexico, Moscow, and Sydney).

You can find epa’s comprehensive production from fashion weeks in the epa archive and a selection of current fashion weeks in the daily updated entertainment gallery.

 

How do I find out if you cover a certain event?

To find out if a certain event is covered by epa, please, do not hesitate to contact us via email or call us at +49 69 244 321 866.

 

May I subscribe to the epa sports service only?

To arrange a special subscription please contact us via email or call us at +49 69 244 321 866. We are happy to discuss individual schemes with you.

 

May I subscribe the epa arts, culture and entertainment service only?

To arrange a special subscription please contact us via email or call us at +49 69 244 321 866. We are happy to discuss individual schemes with you.

 

What is a pull-service?

The epa service is delivered as a pull- or a push-service.

The images of our feed in the pull-service are available for download for 24 hours. Within this timeframe our pull-service clients can access and download the feed via FTP which is offered by our distribution partner Mainstream Data, a leading US-based communications company.

The images are not actively delivered to an FTP server within the client’s network.

 

What is a push-service?

The epa service is delivered as a pull- or a push-service.

The images of our feed in the push-service are actively delivered to an FTP server within the client’s network. In Europe and in the Middle East epa additionally offers satellite transmission which is provided by Mainstream Data, a leading US-based communications company.

Additionally, push-service clients also have web access to the epa archives.

 

Can I download images from the epa service directly from your website?

If you are a registered user you can download our images directly through the epa webgate. If you do not have a log-in you may also access our image database online for viewing.

In order to open an account, please fill out this registration form or contact us via email or call us at +49 69 244 321 866.