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Royal photographer brings bags of cameras to disadvantaged kids, teaches power of photography

When he’s not covering the British Royal Family for Getty Images, award-winning photographer Chris Jackson has another mission — documenting the work of Sentebale. The charity, founded by Prince Harry and Lesotho’s Prince Seeiso, helps the African kingdom’s youngest victims of extreme poverty and the HIV/AIDS epidemic get the support they need to lead healthy, […]

Stylists give behind-the-scenes peek at Oscar Week

Jill Lincoln and Jordan Johnson are a creative pair. Celebrity stylists for such stars as Jennifer Lawrence, Sophia Vergara and Jennifer Garner, the two spend the weeks before the Academy Awards devising iconic looks that will visually punctuate the big night. “We try to collaborate with our clients,” Lincoln said last week, as she and […]

Backstage at the Oscars: Capturing authentic moments you won’t see on TV

“You only get one shot when the moment is real.”   Embed from Getty Images “Matthew McConaughey walks off stage and its mayhem. He’s surrounded by producers, publicists and other actors who are waiting to present backstage. People are clapping and the cameras are going off—it’s very overwhelming. About a minute after, it’s quiet and […]

The celebrity photos photographers love: Oscars edition

“I prefer this image over a fake smile any day.”   As the anticipation builds toward the Academy Awards, we asked Getty Images photographers to share their favorite shots of this year’s nominees. From Leonardo DiCaprio to Jennifer Lawrence, here’s what they had to say:   1. Leonardo DiCaprio at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards […]

The latest fashion trend any business can use

As Fashion Week approaches, the excitement builds to see the latest innovative, fun and sometimes wacky styles strutting down the runway. This year, one trend in particular is catching our eye – and it’s something any brand or small business can tap into to keep their look up-to-date. Still-life imagery is a dynamic and compelling […]

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.  

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 […]

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 […]

The Fashion Week photos photographers love

“I think the photographer has to view the show as if they were in the audience in order to find the right moment.” As the official image partner of IMG Fashion, Getty Images has the ultimate backstage pass to the Fashion Week runways, models and parties. Our photographers cover shows all around the globe, creating a […]

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.

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.

Hockey photographer Bruce Bennett looks back at his 40-year career

“My passion for the game and my passion for photography is what’s driven me to ensure that I maximize every opportunity I’m given to shoot.” After 40 years as a hockey photographer, Bruce Bennett has some impressive stats: He has shot 35 Stanley Cup deciding games, 26 All-Star games, 180 Olympic games, and earlier this […]

Most interesting man in sports? He shot 1st Super Bowl, much more

“I’m extremely proud of my sports work. But I’ve also covered everything from Charles Manson to the Pope.” The ESPN Films documentary “Keepers of the Streak” is as much about evolution and dedication as it is about football and photography. Directed by renowned sports photographer Neil Leifer, the film chronicles the decades-long journey of John […]

Photographer follows refugees’ path to tell a complex story

“This was a journey fraught with danger and mired with uncertainty.” As record numbers of refugees began arriving on Europe’s shores this year, the situation flooded Dan Kitwood’s mind with questions. “What makes someone leave his or her home to embark on a journey, knowing of the dangers that lie ahead? To lead their husband, […]