Rights-managed photography — now at Dissolve
Sometimes you need more from your photographs. You need images that don’t merely catch eyes, but beckon them to linger. Images that don’t simply portray a subject, but make people see that subject in a new light. Or sometimes you need images that are more than professional and polished — you need ones that are artful and unforgettable.
Now you can find that, in Dissolve’s new rights-managed photography collection.
Our carefully edited collection of more than 50,000 RM images can help you create distinctive looks for your most important, highest-profile projects. You won’t find outtakes or similars — only iconic, one-of-a-kind hero shots, and intelligently differentiated series based on subject, aesthetic, and composition.
Because rights-managed photographs may be licensed exclusively by territory and/or industry, they’re ideal for uses where something “recognizably stock” would be unacceptable – such as flagship brand collateral, Fortune 500 advertising campaigns, large outdoor buys, and layouts in major magazines or media outlets.
All images are cleared for commercial use, and, upon request, our researchers can provide license history for an image by industry, medium, and geography. The images may also be licensed for specific uses, such as presentation media or regional use, at a much lower cost.
Browse by collection
Cultura — Reflecting the culture and diversity of Europe’s people and places
Millennium Images — Fostering the most talented emerging photographers who balance art and commerce
Mint Images — Forward-looking images of life informed by issues of well-being and sustainability
Westend61 — Human-centered lifestyle images and unique travel, nature, and food photography
Browse by theme
|Cutting Calories||On Repeat||Nature vs. Man|
|Signs of Life||Gone||Long-wearing|
|Ounce of Flesh||Decoy||The Explorers|
Meet John Fedele
Midwest-based in the USA, I’ve been a full-time photographer for about 15 years, specializing in lifestyle advertising content. Before that, I was shooting as a hobbyist when people began to notice my work and I landed some of my first paying jobs. I always had the goal of shooting advertising, so I’ve pretty much worked […] Read more
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Tristan Olson is the executive producer at Venture, a Denver Video Production Company. Music videos are synonymous with stylized visuals and fast-cut editing. But, for the video production pros in charge of directing and editing them, the task can seem quite daunting — both as a creative and logistical challenge. There are creative and stylistic decisions […] Read more
Content-Aware Fill tutorial
Make Dissolve footage even better with Content-Aware Fill Ever found a stock footage clip that was almost perfect? A killer skyline view, with one gloomy cloud rolling through. Or an iconic tourism mecca ruined by, well, tourists. Help is here.Content-Aware Fill is a new feature in Adobe After Effects that makes it easy to erase unwanted […] Read more