POLFOTO
Rådhuspladsen 37
DK-1785 København V
T/ +45 3347 1233
F/ +45 3314 6497
@/ polfoto@polfoto.dk
polfoto.dk

Polfoto


 

POLFOTO is one of Denmark’s largest photo agencies, delivering a large number of pictures to the media and the graphical industry on a daily basis. POLFOTO operates a news service with a near 24-7 flow of news images. In addition, the agency sells a high volume of images from POLFOTO’s own archives and image collections from external partners.
POLFOTO holds the exclusive rights to sell images taken by newspaper photographers from Politiken, Ekstra Bladet and Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten.  Additionally, POLFOTO works with a wide range of talented freelance photographers and leading news agencies and photo agencies from all over the world. Altogether, POLFOTO gives online access to more than 100 million images and 1 million moving images. Furthermore, POLFOTO has a comprehensive analogue archive with 10 million images from the 1860s leading all the way up to the 1990s.
POLFOTO is in the process of digitizing 60.000 images covering the period 1908-97. The photos have been taken from Politiken and Ekstra Bladet staff photographers, and 25.000 of the images have already been put online. Together with POLFOTO’s physical image archive, the digitized archive form a unique part of the Danish cultural heritage. The digitization project has been funded by The Politiken Fund, Jyllands-Posten’s Fund and the EU Commission.
 
Partners
POLFOTO has agreements with more than 80 international news agencies and image collections. As an example, POLFOTO has exclusive rights to distribute photos from Associated Press (USA), Press Association (UK) and Roger-Violet (F). As the only photo agency in Denmark, POLFOTO holds the rights to sell images from the prestigious international photo cooperative Magnum Photos. 
Market position
POLFOTO offers images of high quality for editorial and creative use. Customers include newspapers, TV stations, magazines, book publishers and private and public organizations. The agency supplies advertising agencies and graphical designers with images and illustrations, offering Denmark’s largest collection of stock photos with a Scandinavian look and feel.
Ownership
The photo agency is a part of JP/Politikens Hus and POLFOTO is organized as part of the group’s three newspapers EKSTRA BLADET, MORGENAVISEN JYLLANDS-POSTEN og POLITIKEN.

POLFOTO is one of Denmark’s largest photo agencies, delivering a large number of pictures to the media and the graphical industry on a daily basis. POLFOTO operates a news service with a near 24-7 flow of news images. In addition, the agency sells a high volume of images from POLFOTO’s own archives and image collections from external partners.

POLFOTO holds the exclusive rights to sell images taken by newspaper photographers from Politiken, Ekstra Bladet and Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten.  Additionally, POLFOTO works with a wide range of talented freelance photographers and leading news agencies and photo agencies from all over the world. Altogether, POLFOTO gives online access to more than 100 million images and 1 million moving images. Furthermore, POLFOTO has a comprehensive analogue archive with 10 million images from the 1860s leading all the way up to the 1990s.

POLFOTO is in the process of digitizing 60.000 images covering the period 1908-97. The photos have been taken from Politiken and Ekstra Bladet staff photographers, and 25.000 of the images have already been put online. Together with POLFOTO’s physical image archive, the digitized archive form a unique part of the Danish cultural heritage. The digitization project has been funded by The Politiken Fund, Jyllands-Posten’s Fund and the EU Commission.

Partners
POLFOTO has agreements with more than 80 international news agencies and image collections. As an example, POLFOTO has exclusive rights to distribute photos from Associated Press (USA), Press Association (UK) and Roger-Violet (F). As the only photo agency in Denmark, POLFOTO holds the rights to sell images from the prestigious international photo cooperative Magnum Photos.

Market position
POLFOTO offers images of high quality for editorial and creative use. Customers include newspapers, TV stations, magazines, book publishers and private and public organizations. The agency supplies advertising agencies and graphical designers with images and illustrations, offering Denmark’s largest collection of stock photos with a Scandinavian look and feel.

Ownership
The photo agency is a part of JP/Politikens Hus and POLFOTO is organized as part of the group’s three newspapers EKSTRA BLADET, MORGENAVISEN JYLLANDS-POSTEN og POLITIKEN.

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Ulrik Schack
Bureau Chief
b. 1965
MBA, Tuck at Dartmouth
Ansat siden: 2014

Previous employment:
2008-2013: independent management consultant
1998-2008: Commercial Director, Ritzaus Bureau
1994-1998: Management Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group


ulrik.schack@polfoto.dk