“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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
“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.”
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.