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  • Standard
    • Print circulation:
      100 000 copies
    • Online media:
      1M views
    • Broadcast media:
      1M views
    • Offline media:
      1M views
  • Web Editorial
    • Print circulation:
      no
    • Online media:
      unlimited
    • Broadcast media:
      1M views
    • Offline media:
      1M views
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  • Print circulation:
    100 000 copies
  • Online media:
    1M views
  • Broadcast media:
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    1M views
Photos
lo-res
Sample: An Instagram selfie or no people
1 credit
hi-res
Sample: A Flickr with road travel in Brazil
4 – 10
credits
Featured
Add to a crafted photo from our curated collections
+ 10 credits
model/property release
Add to a photo of a family having their permission
+ 20 credits
Videos
lo-res
Sample: A small YouTube featuring a funny cat
7 credits
hi-res
Sample: A Vimeo with a plane taking off in Bangkok
14 – 20
credits
Featured
Add to a hand curated video from our collections
+ 10 credits
model/property release
Add to a video featuring a person with their permission
+ 20 credits

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