First Light: About Us

First Light was acquired by Design Pics Inc. in the fall of 2011. First Light has a long standing reputation of providing a broad spectrum of images to its Canadian clients, as well as its clients worldwide who license content from the First Light web site.

First Light sales staff will continue to serve their clients through the existing web site, which has now been expanded to include over 7,000,000 images to fulfill almost any image search requirement. Other First Light contacts for photographer relations, etc. can be found on the "Contact Us" page.

First Light represents over 200 of its own photographers, and in combination with Design Pics Canadian based photographers, has the most extensive collection of Canadian content available anywhere. In addition, there are over 50 third party providers to the First Light site, ensuring the finest of service and satisfactory search results.

The Design Pics family includes not only First Light, but also Pacific Stock, at, Axiom Photographic Agency (London, UK) at, and The Irish Image Collection at

The majority of the above noted Design Pics libraries can be accessed through the First Light web site, and we are happy to provide content for licensing from the combined photographer collections, which now represents over 700 leading photographers worldwide.

Please feel free to contact your First Light representatives on the "Contact Us" page or by contacting Design Pics directly at or by calling 1-780-447-5433.