Getty Images to acquire Unsplash

Unsplash photos will remain free. Unsplash founders continue to lead and operate the Unsplash business.

Unsplash and Getty Images last month signed an agreement, where Getty Images will acquire Unsplash.

Unsplash started in 2013 as a Tumblr blog, and now offers over 2 million free high-resolution images. A direct competitor of Unsplash is Pixabay, based in Germany.

Getty Images says Unsplash has over 100 million images downloaded every month via the website…

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