Reuters News Pictures Service

The essential source for live news imagery from every corner of the globe


  • More than 1,000 pictures per day
  • Easy-to-search metadata
  • Local knowledge, global presence
  • Accurate, timely and unbiased

Intended for

  • Editors & Producers


The events that shape the world are captured every day by Reuters. The Reuters News Pictures Service offers you an essential source of comprehensive news imagery from every corner of the globe, around-the-clock. Our flagship pictures service is ideal for publishers who need to know exactly what is happening in the world. Images of the biggest stories as they break make it a vital editorial resource for the world’s media as well as government and corporate organisations. Our network of over 600 photographers uses local knowledge and global presence to provide unsurpassed coverage. With the highest quality control and tight editing, we deliver over 1,000 pictures a day targeted for your local needs.

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General News

Leading stories and issues including conflict, natural disaster, migration, epidemics and globalization.


Delivering dramatic action from the full range of world sporting events.


Putting the spotlight on show business with a strong focus on the stars of film, fashion, music and the arts.


Essential business imagery spanning companies, markets, industry and trade.


Spanning elections, diplomacy, leaders and protest


Human interest, lifestyle trends, health issues, science and technology


The challenges facing our planet from climate change to depleting resources and emerging technologies


Via Content Downloader, FTP, Media Express, RSS, Satellite, Web Services


24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Optional add-on access

Archive of over 6 million images and daily packages on the Reuters Pictures web site. Choice of pay per use and subscription options.

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