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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. […]

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.

The Story Now: Black Lives Matter (video)

“Hope does not arise by putting our fellow man down, it is found by lifting others up.” – President Barack Obama, from a speech delivered on July 12, 2016 at the memorial service for the victims of the Dallas police shooting.   #BlackLivesMatter is a movement born of anger and activism. And while the hashtag may […]

Watch: How and why brands are embracing “Surreality” with images

“Surreality is a visual trend that updates surrealism for the technological age.” – Pam Grossman, Director of Visual Trends   In this digital age, our lives are multifaceted and complex, and with this complexity comes endless opportunities for creativity. Surreality focuses on surreal, graphic imagery and plays with ideas of infinity, duality, multiplicity. See how […]

Video: Here’s why mess is having a (visual trend) moment

“Human beings are messy by nature. This is a trend that celebrates that and reminds us that it’s OK – that we don’t have to be perfect all the time.”-  Pam Grossman, Director of Visual Trends     Messthetics is all about harnessing the power of the ugly aesthetic. It’s about a rebellion against the […]

The Story Now: #Horror (video)

As long as stories have existed, we’ve been telling scary ones—in conversation, by campfire light, in literature and onscreen. But what’s the real reason we spin tales of ghosts, zombies and assorted boogeymen? To symbolize fears of the real world. Moreover, these stories morph over time to reflect the anxieties of each generation. From giant […]

Watch: The Story Now #BodyPositive

Beauty is not a shape or size.     Every day we’re bombarded with images of what beauty is “supposed to” look like. From fashion model thin to the perfect hourglass, these standards don’t reflect reality for most women. But pop culture icons are rejecting this ideal, sparking a grassroots #BodyPositive movement. See how these […]

Video: Wonderlust and our enduring fascination with nature

“The Wonderlust trend involves images that give us a sense of awe and inspiration.” – Pam Grossman, Director Visual Trends   Getty Images’ global team of creative researchers and art directors first identified the Wonderlust trend in 2014 and now we’re seeing just how accurate their prediction was. In today’s technological world of hyper-connectivity, we’re […]

The Story Now: #Political Outsiders (Video)

In 2016, political outsiders – many with zero experience – are making a mark. This may feel like new territory, but it’s not.     As the US prepares for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, we take a look back at the political outsiders who’ve come before. From professional wrestlers to adult film stars, […]

Watch: The science behind ‘Extended Human,’ a new trend in imagery

“This is the trend that celebrates how technology makes us more human rather than less so.” – Pam Grossman, Director Visual Trends As we harness the power of technology in all areas of our lives, our notion of what it means to be human is expanding. See how the Extended Human trend celebrates and explores […]

High above Scotland: Filming with drones

“Using drones is great because it allows you to get into positions you can’t even get a helicopter into.” – John Duncan, Getty Images contributor Fresh from his win at this year’s NYC Drone Film Festival, John Duncan is fast becoming one of our most prolific aerial videographers. In this video, John shares some of […]

Video: How one photographer keeps it in the family

“I started shooting when my oldest daughter was born because I wanted to capture her life.” – Christina Kilgour, Getty Images contributor Playful kids, mucky pups and inquisitive sheep are just a few of the subjects featured in contributor Christina Kilgour’s work. In this video, she shares her love of photography and the everyday family moments […]

Video: Making the leap from photographer to filmmaker

“Shooting video is something that involves more people, and that’s what I enjoy – sharing with people.” – JC Bonassin, Getty Images contributor Contributor JC Bonassin made a seamless transition between photography and video, playing with new technologies and concepts to create authentic and unique shots. Looking to delve into the world of video yourself? […]

The Story Now: #LoveWins [Video]

Love always wins.     As we celebrate Pride around the world, it’s important to reflect on what we’ve achieved. From Stonewall to Europe leading the way in LGBTQ civil rights, we have come a long way—but this fight is far from over. We must remember, even when it seems impossible, love always wins.  

Video: Cannes Film Festival in 60 seconds

“Cannes is all about fashion, celebrities, parties and fun. “ – Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images entertainment photographer See all the glamour, fashion and celebrities in this behind the scenes glimpse into the 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival.  

Video: Genderblend – an evolution in the visual language of gender

“Gender right now is being called into question and blurred, and men and women are expressing themselves in ways that are much more fluid.” – Pam Grossman, Director Visual Trends   Getty Images’ global team of creative researchers and art directors first identified the Genderblend trend in 2014 and now, more than ever, we’re seeing […]

What it’s like: Photographer films himself trailing Prince Harry in Nepal

“It was up there as one of my favorite visits… the color, the people, the experiences and the great photographs are certainly something I won’t forget.” – Chris Jackson, Getty Images Royal photographer Prince Harry made his first visit to Nepal this year, to celebrate the resilience of the nation’s people in spite of last year’s devastating […]

Video: Creating art from entertainment

“That’s the job of a great entertainment photographer…catch the moment and take it to the end reader and go ‘Did you feel that?” – Larry Busacca, Getty Images Chief Entertainment Photographer.