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Outsider In: At 75, Patricia Field is Still 100% Original

“Honesty is not brutal. Dishonesty is brutal.” Patricia Field’s life is undergoing major change. She, however, is not. Sitting on a sparkling turquoise cube in a dressing room at her iconic New York shop – which she is closing after 50 years in business — the crimson-haired style curator and “Sex and the City” costumer […]

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.

What is the Legacy Collection? Jonathan Klein explains

Over my past 20 years building Getty Images, I’ve learned that pictures can have an extraordinary effect on you, if you let them. Some, like the heart-wrenching images we see of war, disasters and strife, have the power to move people to act, even when they are halfway around the world.   Others cause us […]

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.

Video: A 1-minute love story told in images

Because, like true love, this short film by AlmapBBDO never gets old.    

Visual trends team makes 2016 predictions

They are to images what Anna Wintour is to fashion. As part of the world’s leading visual media company, a global team of creative researchers and art directors understand image trends in a way few others can, predicting and producing the type of imagery brands will need in the year ahead. They analyze data from […]

Photographer nails the emotion of surfing by using musician’s approach

“There’s not a random pixel in any of my photographs” After years as a record producer, arranger and film composer – not to mention a road manager who toured with the Beatles — Ed Freeman made a leap. He left the music industry behind to pursue photography. But the Getty Images Prestige photographer soon discovered […]

In Africa, photographing the fusion of modernity and tradition

“I understand the privilege of bringing a camera into a place that has endured a 30-year civil war” Two years ago, Getty Images Prestige photographer Harry Hook slipped into South Sudan during a window of peace for the war torn African nation. Hook, who is well known for his 1990 dystopian film Lord of the […]

Capturing an intimate moment: ‘I just see two women who love each other’

“Love is just love” Juri Pozzi knows how to make himself invisible. “Often when I’m taking a picture people don’t even notice me, and that’s what I like,” the iStock by Getty Images photographer said recently from his home in Florence, Italy. “It’s the only way to take very natural, candid pictures.” The intimate moment […]

How Miroslav Georgijevic got to the top of the mast – in work and life

“As an adrenaline guy, the first thing I saw on that boat was the top of the mast. The problem was how to get on it.” Miroslav Georgijevic has taken some chances in life. In addition to the mast — the story of a magnificent day on the Adriatic Sea he recounted recently from his […]

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.

At intersection of science and tech, photographers picture a “future unknown”

What does the future actually look like? As the speed of consumption accelerates, the challenge for brands to stay relevant has become increasingly difficult. But the award-winning art directors at Getty Images see this as an opportunity. “These turbulent times are driving a new creative revolution,” says Senior Art Director Gemma Fletcher, who works with […]

2016 Visual Trends: Webinar replay

Missed our webinar? It’s ok, you can watch the replay. Register below to hear Getty Images Visual Trends Director Pam Grossman uncover Getty Images’ bold new predictions about emerging visual trends in brand communications, advertising and design — and see how cutting-edge brands are tapping into these trends, now. Meet Pam Grossman: As head of […]

What it’s like to work backstage at the Global Citizen Festival

“You respect everybody, and they respect you back.” Before I ended up backstage at the 2015 Global Citizen Festival, running memory cards for the best photographers and editors in show business, renowned Getty Images entertainment photojournalist Larry Busacca gave me some words of advice: Know your route; Walk like you own the place; Kevin Mazur […]

That time Chris Furlong photographed cats

“He had an intriguing face” Award-winning Getty Images photojournalist Chris Furlong covers hard news, politics and social issues. And cats — lots of cats – if only because of the Supreme Championship Cat Show. View image | gettyimages.com “He had an intriguing face,” Furlong said of Pickaboo, a Blue Eyed White Sphinx waiting to be […]

How one photographer makes stunning celebrity portraits — fast

“It’s really all about trust.” Larry Busacca is Chief Entertainment Photographer at Getty Images, and has been a leading entertainment industry and celebrity photographer for more than 30 years.  In addition to shooting on the red carpet at the Academy Awards or in a tent at the Sundance Film Festival, Larry’s photography subjects have ranged […]

Photographing true beauty at The London Tattoo Convention

“I found the absolute loveliest people” Getty Images photographer Gareth Cattermole, known for his portraiture of top celebrities, always wanted to shoot a tattoo feature. The difficulty, he said, was finding not only the people, but also the right situation in which to photograph them, all in one place. So when he learned about The […]

Runway to Red Carpet: Catching up with ‘alt view’ photographer

“The rain had started to come down … and all the photographers were shouting ‘put the umbrella down, get that guy away,’ because it ruins their shot. But for me, it really made the shot.” — Getty Images Photographer Gareth Cattermole on his image of actress Reese Witherspoon in the rain Based in London, Gareth […]