Corbis Buys UK Company Demotix

Seattle-based Corbis Images, the provider of stock photography and illustrations, said today that it has acquired London-based Demotix, a source of breaking news photography. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Corbis said that Demotix has a community of more than 6,500 freelance professional and semi-professional photographers and videographers who contribute images to the service. The two have had a partnership since last year.