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The role of photo agencies remains a blind spot in the history of photography Emerging in the beginning of the 20th century to satisfy the picture hunger of modern man Tschichold they transformed photography into a commodity As catalysts for the picture market and through the creation of systematic collections these companies shaped our western visual culture The 1920s 1930s and 1990s in particular ushered a paradigm shift in the economy of the medium marked by major technological developments and the rise of new markets Taking the example of the Bettmann Archive and Corbis one of the world's largest photo agencies founded by Bill Gates the book Banking on Images inquires into the criteria used in selecting these images the way in which the value of a commercial image bank is determined and the concept of photography that lies behind itThe role of photo agencies remains a blind spot in the history of photography Emerging in the beginning of the 20th century to satisfy the picture hunger of modern man Tschichold they transformed photography into a commodity As catalysts for the picture market and through the creation of systematic collections these companies shaped our western visual culture The 1920s 1930s and 1990s in particular ushered a paradigm shift in the economy of the medium marked by major technological developments and the rise of new markets Taking the example of the Bettmann Archive and Corbis one of the world's largest photo agencies founded by Bill Gates the book Banking on Images inquires into the criteria used in selecting these images the way in which the value of a commercial image bank is determined and the concept of photography that lies behind itThe role of photo agencies remains a blind spot in the history of photography Emerging in the beginning of the 20th century to satisfy the picture hunger of modern man Tschichold they transformed photography into a commodity As catalysts for the picture market and through the creation of systematic collections these companies shaped our western visual culture The 1920s 1930s and 1990s in particular ushered a paradigm shift in the economy of the medium marked by major technological developments and the rise of new markets Taking the example of the Bettmann Archive and Corbis one of the world's largest photo agencies founded by Bill Gates the book Banking on Images inquires into the criteria used in selecting these images the way in which the value of a commercial image bank is determined and the concept of photography that lies behind it