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Current images and archive images for your photo coverage

  • Picture Alliance
  • Pictures
  • Content marketing

Visual content on all important topics

Today, it is no longer possible to imagine media without images. Their importance is constantly growing and their use is becoming increasingly diverse. This in turn requires a news agency, in addition to fulfilling its duty as a chronicler, to find the "other", the unusual motif. Together with our subsidiary dpa Picture-Alliance, we offer a comprehensive range of services for news reporting and for the use of visual content in companies, production firms, publishing houses, government agencies and foundations. Our photo teams are not only where political stakeholders, stars and starlets, business personalities and sporting greats make an appearance - we also look for motifs far from the hot spots.

High volume

About 400 pictures per day with an international angle.

Archive rights

Access the archive for historical photos and series on various events.

Easy handling

Technical delivery in all usual picture formats.

dpa international photo

dpa international photo fulfills customer demands for quality over quantity with an easy-to-use yet comprehensive service and offers a tailor-made photo service with the best photos from across the globe. While the majority of photos comes from our 30 domestic photo partners - all leading players in their home markets - we also contribute the most important photos from Germany and material provided by our stringers and own photographers from all over the world. The covered subjects range from daily news to sports, entertainment, business, art, nature, travel, lifestyle and wellness. The service also includes creative stock material on a regular basis.

picture alliance

Are you looking for visual content for your projects or would you like to purchase a single dpa photo? More than 130 million images, graphics and illustrations from more than 300 partner agencies worldwide are available at The topics range from news, politics, sports and entertainment to art, history, nature, travel, lifestyle and stock. More than ten million archive images and the extensive historical range of our partner agencies document more than 100 years of world events from all areas of public life.

Dynamic night shot of a tram in Germany

Who are the partners?

The daily picture output comes from dpa photographers and partner agencies around the world, notably from leading breaking news agencies such as the British Press Association, American ZUMA Press, Columbian Colprensa, Korean Yonhap, Agência Brasil, Austrian APA, Finnish STT, Czech CTK, the Australian Associated Press and Spanish Europa Press. A host of other agencies and media companies worldwide also contribute their images to this unique network.

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