The Associated Press and Corbis Images have announced a partnership to distribute each other’s images. Customers will have access to a combined collection of more than 10 million news, sports, entertainment, archival and commercial stock images at the web sites of both companies.

The partnership “provides a perfect marriage of choice for our customers,” said Tom Curley, AP president and CEO, in a prepared statement. “It means unprecedented access to the most far-reaching, complete collections available anywhere.”

The complete news story, including reaction from AP Images VP and the workings of distribution deals such as this one, is now on PDNOnline.com.

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