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Coney Island then and now: Photos that capture all the best things about summer

It’s true that New York summers are special and no summer is truly complete without a visit to Coney Island. The Mermaid Parade, Nathan’s, the Cyclone, extreme eating contests, cotton candy; spectacle and excess have long been a part of the scene where urban Brooklyn runs smack into the sea. Vintage Bettmann Collection imagery from […]

Slain gorilla leads photographer to pursue environmental photojournalism

Brent Stirton shares the story behind one of his most powerful images capturing the deaths of silverback gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

5 tips for authentic people shoots

Creating genuine, relatable imagery of people is one of the more challenging tasks when it comes to photography and videography.  Senior Art Director Guy Merrill talks us through his five production tips to ensure that your people shoots look authentic and believable.

Webinar: How social media is influencing the way brands portray women

Beauty ideals and role models are changing, enabling brands to connect their customers with a broader range of images of women and girls. This talk looks at what is being done and what can be done to progress visual language in this area. Rebecca Swift is Director of Creative Planning at Getty Images. In this […]

2016 Creative In Focus, our visual trend report

Click the thumbnail below to get Getty Images’ bold new predictions about emerging visual trends in brand communications, advertising and design — and learn more about how cutting-edge brands are tapping into these trends, now.

Female Rising: Five Key Campaigns

The shift towards increasingly positive portrayals of women in the media sets entirely new standards for the kind of images used in campaigns. We explore this visual trend further, and highlight five key campaigns leading the way with diverse and authentic representations of women.

She covers pirates, fights ‘simplistic view of the world’ | Behind the lens

Veronique de Viguerie provides an insight into her career, discusses some of her most iconic work and tells us about one of her most memorable assignments.

Photographer saved Yosemite, changed history

“The great thing about photography is that it has no borders, it’s an international language.”

Lynsey Addario: The ongoing crisis in Darfur

Lynsey Addario was awarded a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography in 2008 for her work documenting the crisis in Darfur.

Gareth Cattermole on learning and mentorship

Gareth Cattermole is an Entertainment Photographer based in the UK.

NY-based photographer wins inaugural Getty Images & D&AD Next Photographer Award

NY-based photographer Jeff Brown has won the inaugural D&AD and Getty Images Next Photographer Award

Brands love Mark Leary’s dreamy photos of nature (and we do, too)

“He sees the world in a unique way and he manages to capture that in an image.” View image | gettyimages.com Mark Leary’s imagery is dreamlike. Whether it’s magnificent snow-capped mountains or surfers at sunset, everything he shoots has a magical quality. His pictures convey universal concepts of wonder, adventure, exploration, living in the moment […]

Webinar | Wonderlust: tapping into the boundless beauty of nature

Re-watch our next visual trends webinar, to hear from Director of Visual Trends, Pam Grossman, as she discusses the latest trend of Wonderlust

Matthias Hangst looks back on his success so far

Matthias Hangst discusses his successful career as a sports photographer and the experience of covering the 2014 FIFA World Cup.