Global Still Images Market Valued at $1.64 Billion in 2022 Driven by Rising Demand for Visual Content

Dublin, Oct. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Still Images Market by Type, Image Type, Application, and Region 2023-2028" report has been added to's offering.

The global still images market has witnessed impressive growth, reaching a substantial valuation of US$ 1.64 billion in 2022. Market experts anticipate this growth trend to continue, with the market expected to surge to an impressive US$ 2.56 billion by 2028. This growth reflects a noteworthy Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.60% during the forecast period from 2023 to 2028.

Capturing Moments with Still Images

Still images, often described as static visual representations captured by cameras, are crucial elements in communication, documentation, art, and entertainment. They encompass various genres, including photography, painting, and graphic design, and can portray subjects such as landscapes, portraits, still life, or abstract art.

These images are powerful tools for conveying emotions, ideas, and messages through composition, lighting, colors, and perspective. Still images can be captured and displayed in various formats, including prints, digital images, slides, or negatives. Furthermore, they can be edited, manipulated, or enhanced using software tools like Adobe Photoshop or GIMP to achieve different effects or improve quality.

Market Trends: Visual Content in Demand

One of the primary factors fueling market growth is the increasing demand for visual content across diverse industries and platforms, ranging from advertising and media to education and e-commerce. The rise of digital media and social networking has further propelled the market, as businesses and individuals turn to still images to effectively convey their messages and engage their audience.

The proliferation of smartphones and digital cameras has made it easier for people to capture and share still images, driving demand for high-quality, diverse, and accessible visual content. This trend is positively impacting market growth. Additionally, technological advancements, such as cloud-based storage and sharing services, have facilitated access to and sharing of images from any device.

The market is also expanding due to product innovations and the emergence of new formats like virtual and augmented reality, which create fresh opportunities for the use of still images in immersive and interactive applications. Evolving trends and preferences in aesthetics, style, and cultural norms continue to shape the demand for specific types of images, influencing the creative choices of photographers, artists, and designers.

Key Market Segmentation: Image Type, Type, and Application

The report provides a detailed analysis of key trends in each segment of the global still images market, offering forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels for the period from 2023 to 2028. The market is categorized based on image type, type, and application:

Image Type Insights:

  • Photos
  • Others

Type Insights:

  • BMP
  • TIF
  • GIF
  • JPEG
  • Others

Application Insights:

  • Royalty-free (RF)
  • Rights-managed (RM)

Regional Insights: A Global Perspective

The global market spans various regions, including:

  • North America (United States and Canada)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others)
  • Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, and others)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others)
  • Middle East and Africa

North America currently holds the largest share of the still images market, driven by factors such as the growing demand for visual content and the availability of stock images.

Competitive Landscape: Leading Players

The competitive landscape of the industry has been comprehensively examined, with key players including Adobe Inc., Alamy Ltd., Can Stock Photo Inc., Depositphotos Inc. (Vistaprint), Dreamstime, Envato Pty Ltd., Fotosearch LLC, Getty Images Inc., Inmagines Lab Pte. Ltd., Pixta Inc., Shutterstock Inc., and others. This represents a partial list of companies, with a full list provided in the report.

Key Questions Answered:

  1. What was the size of the global still images market in 2022?
  2. What is the expected growth rate of the global still images market during 2023-2028?
  3. What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global still images market?
  4. What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global still images market?
  5. What are the key regional markets?
  6. What is the most attractive image type in the still images market?
  7. What is the most attractive application in the still images market?
  8. Who are the key players/companies in the global still images market?

Key Attributes:

Report AttributeDetails
No. of Pages139
Forecast Period2022 - 2028
Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2022$1.64 Billion
Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2028$2.56 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate7.7%
Regions CoveredGlobal

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