How does it work?

  • 1. Describe, in detail, the image you need using simple, natural language.

    A darkened street on a foggy night. A few trees lead into the distance. The street ligh|

  • 2. Professional photographers search their catalogs for matching images. (Normally your first shots are back in 2-3 hours.)

  • 3. When you find the perfect shot, you can download the hi-res file. We can even take care of the model releases if needed.

    Matched-image

Our Photographer Stories

  • Michael Kraus

    Michael Kraus New York

    Food & Still Life

    My world of photo editors and art buyers has gone global

  • Jeff Berting

    Jeff Berting Los Angeles

    Food & Still Life

    As a professional photographer you have to have lots of different irons in lots of different fires

  • Katie Kaars

    Katie Kaars Sydney

    Fashion & Lifestyle

    I have thousands of images sitting around doing nothing and ImageBrief have clients all over the world

A few companies using ImageBrief

  • What a way to open some incredible archives. I like the unexpected results which are a refreshing change from scrolling through thousands of the same images in the usual photo libraries

    Brendan Donnelly
    Senior Art Director
  • Using ImageBrief was an eye-opening and great experience all around

    Dan Gaede
    Creative Director
  • I was overwhelmed. What a great idea. I had so many responses to a country-specific brief, which was a pleasant surprise, as this is an area that is always lacking in photo libraries. Can't wait to try it again

    Sarah Thompson
    Art Buyer
  • Really love the images the photographers found!

    Nicklaus Deyring
    Senior Art Director
  • I love ImageBrief!

    Maria-Jose Martinez
    Producer
  • Down with stock libraries, here comes ImageBrief. Ten out of ten from me

    Guy Patrick
    Art Director
  • We are loving what we see, please let your people know we are very happy (once again) with this service...

    Elizabeth Parsons
    Creative Services Manager
  • As an art director, I'm very pleased with how ImageBrief worked and I will definitely use it again

    David Stevenson
    Art Director
  • ImageBrief is a brilliant idea, pure and simple. Any creative looking for the freshest images would have to be mad not to try it

    Alex Ross
    Design Manager

Images as brilliant as your idea.

100,000,000+ images you won't find anywhere else. Let us uncover them for you.

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Human Powered Image Discovery

Girl playfully
hugging her mothe|

Describe in natural language
exactly what you are
looking for.

Thousands of professional
photographers search their
hard drives.

Effortlessly uncover original
images.

The next best thing to
your name in lights.

Our photographer's work has appeared on the cover of best-sellers
and billboards across the world. Where will we see yours?

Our Photographer Stories

  • Jeff Berting

    Jeff Berting Los Angeles

    Active Lifestyle

    Shoots for Saatchi & Saatchi LA, Toyota, CODA Automotive, NBC Universal and Paypal.

    As a professional photographer you have to have lots of different irons in lots of different fires

  • Michael Kraus

    Michael Kraus New York

    Food & Still Life

    Shoots for Time Inc, Saveur Magazine, Good Housekeeping, InStyle and Harley Davidson.

    My world of photo editors and art buyers has gone global

  • Katie Kaars

    Katie Kaars Sydney

    Fashion & Lifestyle

    Shoots for i-D, Marie Claire UK, Time Out London, Esquire UK, Vogue Nippon, Australian Gourmet Traveller and Men's Health

    I have thousands of images sitting around doing nothing and ImageBrief have clients all over the world

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  • What a way to open some incredible archives. I like the unexpected results which are a refreshing change from scrolling through thousands of the same images in the usual photo libraries

    Brendan Donnelly

    Senior Art Director

    Using ImageBrief was an eye-opening and great experience all around

    Dan Gaede

    Creative Director
  • I was overwhelmed. What a great idea. I had so many responses to a country-specific brief, which was a pleasant surprise, as this is an area that is always lacking in photo libraries. Can't wait to try it again

    Sarah Thompson

    Art Buyer

    Really love the images the photographers found!

    Nicklaus Deyring

    Senior Art Director
  • I love ImageBrief!

    Maria-Jose Martinez

    Producer
  • Down with stock libraries, here comes ImageBrief. Ten out of ten from me

    Guy Patrick

    Art Director

    We are loving what we see, please let your people know we are very happy (once again) with this service...

    Elizabeth Parsons

    Creative Services Manager
  • As an art director, I'm very pleased with how ImageBrief worked and I will definitely use it again

    David Stevenson

    Art Director

    ImageBrief is a brilliant idea, pure and simple. Any creative looking for the freshest images would have to be mad not to try it

    Alex Ross

    Design Manager
  • I have to say that I am really impressed

    Heather Vickers

    Picture Researcher
  • Posting a travel brief was a great experience, the result yielded dozens of fantastic images and took a load off of my research tasks for the week

    Whitney Tressel

    Photo Editor

    ImageBrief helped us find quality images that were too complex for the usual stock libraries

    Rosy Bruce

    Head of Design
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