The Image Works Agency is a showcase of talents from renowned photographers, photojournalists, and a venue for diversity of collections brought together by affiliates, museums, and even newspapers. It releases licensed images to films, advertisers, or to other media whom it requires. The collections of superb stock photography are the main essence of the firm. Gaining inspiration and strength from its leader and owner, Mark Antman, success has always been amplified. Having an editorial specialist staff that gives value to the fluidity of pictures and the message it conveys is the foremost skill of its people, thus the highest quality of compiled photograph can be expected from the agency.
Being a photojournalist himself, Mark Antman partnered with Alan Carey who was the chief photographer of a major newspaper in the early 1980’s, with the same passion for beauty and photography started the company. Since then, The Image Works has been innovating systems and digital archiving well suited for the nature of their work. With the increasing contributions and collections of magnificent photographs from only the best skilled photographers definitely need to last more than a lifetime. The company has invested in gadgets and tools that were first in their time to be maximized.
Using the photojournalistic instinct in him, Mark Antman and his friend Alan Carey, chief photographer at a regional newspaper, started a now highly respectable professional photo services, The Image Works. As an offshoot of a meeting at a state Duck Calling Contest, the company has reached climactic growth in collections and clients serviced. With the vast array of superb photography lining the memory lane of history and of contemporary genres, the pictures speak much of their times. Such collections are distributed and licensed to its affiliated networks or for those media with specific requirements. Books, magazines, films, so as advertisers benefit from the wide range of choices from various collections.
The Image Works has been an innovative mover for photography storage and for delivering digitized images to its clients. It has introduced many firsts in its industry. In 1985, the company was one of the firsts to computerize. 1989 was the year when it decided to use bar codes for tracking files and images. They were also the first to offer SlideFax which reviews instantly color slides far ahead in time before competition in the market has started. It has also used Apple gadgets to store large files and produce quality outputs.