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As real as it gets: Janette Beckman’s hip-hop portraits are a (deli) window to another time

We talk to photographer Janette Beckman about her seminal work in the early days of hip-hop capturing artists such as Salt-N-Pepa, Run DMC and Grandmaster Flash.

Behind the Fashion Week wall: 5 photographers, 5 glamorous stories

The story behind some of the alternative images on display at New York Fashion Week from the photographers.

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 […]

Behind this Kanye photo: Finding beauty amid chaos

 “I want to make everyone looking at these images feel what I’m feeling.” The entertainment industry isn’t particularly known for predictability and calmness. But photographer Christopher Polk likes it that way. “I thrive off chaos. To be able to create amazing imagery with all these elements stacked against you is so rewarding,” he said. “I […]

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 […]

Gareth Cattermole on learning and mentorship

Gareth Cattermole is an Entertainment Photographer based in the UK.

From Metallica to Bjork: 5 photographers, 5 stories behind their rock star images

Photographers share their stories of 2015 festival headliners.

How these six famous female faces inspired photographer Amelia Troubridge

“I set out to celebrate individuality, courage and strength, but also, inevitably, to offer an honest portrayal of being those women, the struggle of their journeys.”

Entertainment photographer Larry Busacca in the portrait studio at the Sundance Film Festival

Behind the scenes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival portrait studio with Getty Images Chief Entertainment Photographer Larry Busacca

Photographer Jeff Vespa on what keeps him coming back to Sundance after 20 years

We talk to legendary entertainment photographer Jeff Vespa about what keeps him coming back to Sundance Film Festival after 20 years.

Director Desiree Akhavan on women, film, gender inequality

“For more strong female characters to be depicted on film, there needs to be more female directors at the helm of these films,” said Desiree Akhavan, the writer, director and star of “Appropriate Behavor” and new cast member on HBO’s “Girls.”

Top photographers, iconic celebrities, 5 amazing stories

The photographers behind portraits of some of the world’s most famous film stars tell us the story behind the image.

Year in Focus | Photo editors pick their top celebrity portraits of 2014

As we release our Year in Focus e-book highlighting the best photography from 2014, Getty Images Portraits editors in London, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles and New York have chosen their favorite portraits of 2014.

Animal loving photographer shoots charity pet portraits

When he’s not shooting the red carpet, entertainment photographer Jamie McCarthy photographs animals in need at Animal Care & Control in New York City.

What happens when a photographer shoots a film premiere

Tim Whitby gives tips on how to get the attention of the talent and getting images out to the world quickly as he can.

Behind the Scenes | Photographer Diary at 2014 Art Basel Miami

Learn about a day in the life of Getty Images Entertainment photographers as they capture the scene at Art Basel Miami