Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/06/30/bbc_snap_update/

Beeb sends teaboy outside with iPhone

Ditches Getty Images for stunning in-house snappery

By Lester Haines

Posted in Media, 30th June 2010 08:14 GMT

We're delighted to report that the BBC has taken El Reg's advice and sent the teaboy outside with an iPhone to grab a snap of its own building.

To recap, we reported yesterday that the Corporation was using a Getty Images stock photo to illustrate an illuminating piece by Robert Peston:

BBC report with Getty image of own building

Well, here's how that looks this morning, complete with a stunning new image of the Television Centre:

The article with Getty Images photo replaced with in-house effort

Terrific stuff, and the lens flare's a nice artistic touch. A round of applause for Auntie and its talented teaboy. ®