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Take a picture, break gender stereotypes: See our contest winners!

“The more images we see of women leading… the more normalized those images become in our actual lives.” We live in a world where women are CEOs, heads of households and running for President. But despite all this progress, the way women are portrayed in advertising and media is not always reflective of the lives […]

Fotograf i fokus: Hon stärker kvinnor med sina bilder

Cierra Cegielski och Holly Hanson är inga typiska MC-brudar. De föredrar trendiga läderjackor och camping under bar himmel framför tatueringar och barer. På det populära Instagram-kontot @LadyTramps dokumenterar de två vännerna sina äventyr, när de utforskar vägarna på två hjul. Fotografen Brook Pifer är en av många som fascinerats av kontot. Hon bestämde sig för […]

Stay Ahead of the Tech Curve With These Image Search Tips

Modern technology moves fast. Keeping your content current means tracking all the latest tech trends—as well as the visual and verbal language used to communicate them. Here we offer some fresh perspectives on five of today’s biggest tech concepts to help give your communications an image-reboot. Mobile Mobile used to mean phones. Now, it references [...]

Social Video: The content powerhouse that will help your business

Standing out on social media posts can be a challenge for any business, big or small.  Using striking imagery is a great start, but video also can be extremely effective. For example, technology company Buffer studied over 16 million posts and 100,000 brands on social media and found that on Facebook, video gets three times […]

Photographer Spotlight: Empowering Women One Photo At A Time

Cierra Cegielski and Holly Hanson aren’t your typical biker chics. Instead of tattoos, and motorcycle dive bars, they prefer trendy leather jackets and camping under the stars. The two friends behind the popular Instagram account @LadyTramps document their adventures as they explore the open road on their motorcycles. Fascinated by these young women, photographer Brook […]

Mentorship Propels Emerging Talent: An Interview with Gemma Fletcher

Let’s face it: It can be very difficult to start a career in the creative industry. Competition is fiercer than ever and it can be overwhelming to know where to begin whether you’re a new graduate or someone who is just starting to flex their chops in photography. Receiving guidance when you’re starting out is […]

Bring the Glamour, Grit and Glory of 2017’s Oscar-Nominated Films to Your Own Content

Films can have a major impact on our culture, influencing areas like fashion, music, and even politics. To connect with customers, big brands often emulate the visual aesthetic of Hollywood's top films. Small businesses can do this too, even without a blockbuster budget. Using the Oscar's Best Picture nominations as inspiration, here’s how to create your [...]

D&AD Next Photographer Award 2017 Judges Reveal the Keys to an Award-Winning Entry

Are you one of the world’s best rising photographers? With the deadline for the D&AD Next Photographer Award 2017 quickly approaching, we asked a few of this year’s judges to weigh in on what, in their eyes, makes someone stand out as the industry’s next rising star. Andy Saunders, Vice President of Creative at Getty [...]

Photographer Spotlight: A photographer’s journey from shooting explosives to red carpets

Most photographers don’t receive their training by shooting explosives for the Royal Air Force, but Neilson Barnard is not your average photographer. Growing up in Stow Maries, Essex, a tiny village on the east coast of England, Barnard left home at 16 to join the RAF. For the next 13 ½ years, he traveled throughout […]

The Story Now: BreakTheCeiling (Video)

We all know the women who broke down gender barriers, fought against injustice and stood out in a male-dominated world. But there are so many more badass women whose names you might not know – whose victories shaped the lives of every woman today. As the Women’s March on Washington approaches, we celebrate these trailblazers. […]

The historic meeting between two presidential adversaries

After the longest and most divisive election in US history, the world watched with great interest as President Obama and President-elect Trump met in the Oval Office to begin the transition of power. Getty Images’ chief news photographer Win McNamee was there to capture the event. Before stepping inside the Oval Office, McNamee, an award-winning […]

Picture Desk Editors Pick Their Favorite 2016 Images

Getty Images picture desk editors have a nearly immediate front row look at events unfolding throughout the world, with the images captured by our photographers often reaching them in a matter of seconds. The sheer volume of photographs they see on a daily basis is astounding, with the best ones having a staying power that’s […]

Getty Images Creative Team Picks Their Favorite Images from 2016

Getty Images’ creative team of art directors, editors and visual anthropologists are constantly looking forward to determine the trends and imagery that will be relevant in the future. Although they are focused on what’s ahead, we’ve asked them to take a rare step back and share the images from 2016 that they found moving, beautiful, […]

How a filmmaker used imagery to tell ‘The Lawrence Phillips Story’

Lawrence Phillips had the potential to be one of football’s greatest players. The running back led his team at the University of Nebraska to two championships, was a front-runner for the Heisman trophy and played in the NFL for several years. But instead of a thriving career, Phillips’ continual violent assaults on women landed him […]

Watch The Story Now: #Holidaze

From International Cat Day to Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day, we seem to have a holiday for every occasion. While many of these #Holidaze may appear a bit silly, celebrations are not always about what you think. Take a look at the origin and meanings behind of some more widely celebrated holidays around the world.

Reframing mental illness: Demi Lovato says we can break the stigma through imagery

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five American adults experience a mental health condition each year. Despite this fact, there is still such a strong stigma associated with mental illness, the result of which contributes to a lack of conversation, awareness and willingness for those suffering to seek help. Part of […]

Apple Makes a Mess of Color With New MacBook Pro

Apple is no stranger to show-stopping ads, and their latest is no exception. The 30-second spot for the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar opens with literal explosions of color – bursts of bright powder, alternately sped up and slowed down, erupting across the screens of their newest laptop models. The effect is immediately eye-catching […]

12 ways to strategically choose images, a digital marketer’s guide

Whether it’s a graphic for social media, an image for a website’s homepage or a photo to accompany a blog post, each image needs to effectively present your brand in its best light to get the most out of your marketing. But did you know that images can also significantly boost engagement and drive traffic […]

Year in Focus 2016: A look at the most awe-inspiring, heartbreaking, and shocking moments of the year

In 2016 we saw many things through our photographers’ eyes. There were images that filled our social media feeds and saddened us: rhinos with bloody holes where their horns should be and innocent people wounded or killed in unspeakable acts of terror. There were images that lifted us: that viral shot of Usain Bolt smiling […]