Author: Ethan Bates

Culture, History

Colours of Autumn: In Footage

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”— Albert Camus There’s a noticeable chill in the air, the orange leaves are falling and Halloween is coming up: Autumn is here! As this cosiest of seasons begins, dive into our archive of historic and contemporary autumn-inspired footage. From lakes and parks at the […]

Art, What's On

The 2019 Bridgeman Book Cover Awards!

We’re excited to announce the third annual Bridgeman Book Cover Design Awards! Bridgeman Images prides itself on working closely with designers in all industries, but since we began nearly 50 years ago, the close working relationship with publishing designers has evolved considerably and is now unmatched in the licensing industry. Each year, we look […]

Culture, History

Muybridge In Motion

Eadweard Muybridge (9th April 1830 – 8th May 1904) was a pioneering photographer and inventor. Known worldwide for his contributions to art (with several technological patents to his name) his work was a forerunner to motion picture making in the days before flexible film strips. His most famous works are his […]

Culture, History

Transport Worldwide: On The Move

  “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” — Erol Ozan   Discover the world of Transport through time with Bridgeman Footage. From across the world we present clips documenting the various forms of travel used throughout history. You’ll find 70’s documentary footage, home video travelogues, early black […]

Culture, History

Religion on Film through history

“Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.” — Buddha The world’s religions each follow a specific set of rules as defined in their historic texts. Discover our world of Religious footage, from ceremonies to celebrations, religious sculptures to art. Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism and a selection of other popular religions are well-represented […]

Culture, History

Historic Nightlife In Motion

“A history of nightlife!–what an interesting concept…activities that take place in the multitude of discos, dance parlors, and clubs…the way people live is determined on half-lit streets, in bars, and in smoky late-night restaurants.” — David Byrne Throughout history, nightlife has represented perhaps both the best and worst of many […]