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spotlight magazine Apr 2020 stock photo & video and image libraries & licensing
Over 800,000 background images and matching 360° HDR domes guarantee the biggest variety for automotive visualisations.
Los Angeles, Cape Town, Beijing, Sydney, Barcelona, Berlin, New York ... you name it. It's all in the stock archive - ready for your next marketing project.
MAGROUND's simple and affordable license models will fit any company size or budget. CGI, composites, postproduction, and 360° experiences. All this has long been a standard in visual communication, but commercial photography is always redefining itself.
MAGROUND aims to always be one step ahead of these developments. Technologically. Aesthetically. And always with a strong emphasis on personal project support.
Over 400 professional photographers now produce exclusively for MAGROUND.
Customers from a wide range of different industries are personally supported by our offices in Hamburg, Los Angeles, and Beijing.
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showcase magazine Mar 2017 germany issue 638
Maground Photo Stock
MAGROUND photo stock - advertisers' first choice for high resolution background images and the biggest 360° HDR archive. To further enhance its portfolio, MAGROUND will be launching brand new products such as super high resolution VR environments and 4K and larger video footage in early spring 2017.
The new high resolution VR environments files average about 250 megapixels in size, reaching 30,000 pixels in width resulting in 450 megapixel files. The video footage comes from 4K, 5K and 6K cameras and drones, and covers the same areas of landscapes and cityscapes as its currently outstanding background images.
With offices in Hamburg, Los Angeles, Beijing and Shanghai, MAGROUND satisfies customers' needs 24/7, 365 days a year. International agencies such as Publicis, Leo Burnett, McCann, BBDO and DDB Ogilvy all rely on MAGROUND products, support and service.
showcase magazine Nov 2015 hamburg issue 561
Maground Photo Stock
MAGROUND is the world's leading photo stock for landscape, urban and road photography. Specialising in the advertising market, MAGROUND offers the largest selection of high-quality images and HDR domes for product and brand campaigns.
The portfolio of locations with different perspectives and matching HDR domes makes compositings and CGI productions cost-effective, simple and efficient. In 2016 'MAGROUND Motion' will be launched to meet the increasing demand for high-end video content.
Agencies such as Omnicom, BBDO, Designory, Innocean, Team-Detroit, Sapientnitro, Saatchi & Saatchi and international brands like Mercedes-Benz, Lufthansa, Toyota and Volkswagen rely on the highest quality and full service.
MAGROUND serves customers worldwide with offices in Hamburg, Los Angeles and Beijing.
spotlight magazine Oct 2013 stock photo agencies
Maground is one of the leading photo stock agencies offering high quality landscape, cityscape and full spherical HDR photography for advertising agencies, manufacturers, CGI artists, post-production, 3D operators and everybody involved in the advertising industry.
The collection of over 150,000 images includes locations from all over the world that are available in sets with up to 20 different perspectives and matching HDR domes. All images at Maground are exclusively produced on high-end digital cameras by over 150 renowned photographers, providing a diversified imagery with a unique visual language that satisfies both technical and creative demands.
As project times become tighter and technical demands increase, the choice of the right material for digital productions becomes crucial. That’s why major brands such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and international agencies including BBDO, Leo Burnett, Saatchi, Jung von Matt trust in the quality and service of Maground.
Either 3D renders, quick mock-ups, compositing or whole virtual environments - Maground helps to visualise products without spending money on a photo shoot and minus all the unforeseen issues that might appear in a production on location. In all, this boosts the possibility to present, market and sell products faster and cost efficiently.
spotlight magazine Oct 2012 stock photo agencies
MAGROUND is a leading photo stock agency specialised in high-quality rights managed automotive backgrounds, landscapes, cityscapes and HDR Domes, and is the perfect CG partner.
High resolution imagery is ordered by 'location sets' that contain alternative perspectives of each location, making them particularly useful for the placement of products in a variety of settings and demanding compositions. In addition, most locations have HDRI-Domes for CGI productions.
Clients include Alfa Romeo, AMG, Audi, Aston Martin, BMW, Casio, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Citroen, Dior, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Henkel, IWC, Jeep, Lacoste, Lexus, Lufthansa, Merck, MAN, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, MTU, Nissan, Opel, Panasonic, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rolls Royce, Seat, Shell, Skoda, Smart, Subaru, T-Mobile, Toyota, Vogue, Vodafone and Volkswagen.
spotlight magazine Apr 2011 photo post production & cgi / 3d
Maground is a Hamburg-based stock photo agency that offers a diverse collection of high-quality landscape, urban and street photography. High-resolution backplates by a variety of renowned photographers are particularly suited for use in advertising and CGI.
Extended features such as 360° HDRi domes and location sets with alternative perspectives provide clients with consistently high-quality material for ambitious compositing and CGI productions. The agency's portfolio benefits from the experience of over one hundred professional photographers whose unique visual styles facilitate an aesthetic diversity.
Maground recently launched hdri4free.com, a new platform for 3D artists, post production companies and young talents looking for high-grade material to develop their own ideas.