Fotolia is an image bank that offers a crowdsourced library, which includes royalty-free images, vectors, illustrations and video footage clips.
It is a community of artists, graphic designers, and a list of well-known agencies that provide content for this image bank. It maintains an international team of moderators who validates the submitted content and ensures the quality of the images, vectors, illustrations, and video clips. The contributing artists receive a commission when the images, vectors, illustrations, and videos are purchased. All images offered on Fotolia are royalty-free and can be used for any design project or document with no time limits.
Fotolia provides its services across the span of the globe with websites in 15 languages and in 23 regions.
It was founded in 2005, based in New York City, U.S.
Founders: Oleg Tscheltzoff, Patrick Chassany, Thibaud Elziere