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

If you need a little help finding images, hit up our research team. You can chat live on the site, or submit a request.

Camera Shy Weightless Capsized
Cutting Calories On Repeat Nature vs. Man
Cold-blooded Subsurface Training Day
Signs of Life Gone Long-wearing
Ounce of Flesh Decoy The Explorers

Posted by Dissolve

Dissolve Premium (dissolve.com) has been the go-to for quality stock footage and photos by the world's top creative agencies and production houses. Some of the best filmmakers and stock producers from around the world are with Dissolve — our rapidly growing collection of unique, compelling footage is a testament to that. In addition to our quality stock footage and photography business, we launched Dissolve Creators (dissolve.com/creators/community). A platform for photographers, filmmakers, producers, and designers to connect and share their work as free downloadable content. We offer these creatives (amateur or pro) a bridge to our clientele, gig opportunities, networking opportunities, as well as our knowledge of the stock industry.

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