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Lynsey Addario : “One of my goals as a photographer is to motivate people to act” | Behind the lens

“It’s what I do” – Award-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario, who is exclusively represented by Getty Images Reportage, reflects on the stories behind some of her most powerful images

Photographer visits baby elephants, hopes for impact with his images

“If these elephants can show us anything it’s the simple fact that all you need is love” Randy Plett travels around the world, documenting the amazing people and places he encounters. The iStock by Getty Images exclusive photographer has seen some incredible things throughout his photographic journeys but one experience stands out: the time he […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Photographer’s Pride Parade pictures celebrate a country’s major shift

Ireland’s historic ‘Yes’ vote on the Marriage Equality Referendum was a signal of change and acceptance in a country known for its conservative history. As an active participant in getting the ‘Yes’ vote to pass, this was a special moment for Dublin-based photographer David Levingstone. “The campaign was an amazing experience and witnessing the landslide […]

Photographer profile: Capturing “the essence of New Zealand” and top tips for aspiring iStock contributors

Bridget Lazenby-Gould, a New Zealand-based iStock photographer, tells us of her life-long love of photography, the pursuit of capturing “the essence of New Zealand” through her lens, and her top tips for aspiring stock photographers.

Gareth Cattermole on learning and mentorship

Gareth Cattermole is an Entertainment Photographer based in the UK.

From engineer to photographer: Story of an iStock contributor

This week, we sat down with Australian iStock photographer, David Freund, to get his thoughts on becoming a photographer, finding inspiration, his advice to aspiring photographers and predictions for image trends of the future.

Brands love Mark Leary’s dreamy photos of nature (and we do, too)

“He sees the world in a unique way and he manages to capture that in an image.” View image | gettyimages.com Mark Leary’s imagery is dreamlike. Whether it’s magnificent snow-capped mountains or surfers at sunset, everything he shoots has a magical quality. His pictures convey universal concepts of wonder, adventure, exploration, living in the moment […]

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.

Christian Petersen shoots the Super Bowl (this time, from his back yard)

Getty Images Sport Photographer Christian Petersen discusses his career, inspirations and shooting the Super Bowl in his hometown of Phoenix.

Remembering ‘documentarian of life’ Michel du Cille

“No pictures yet. I haven’t taken my camera. First comes trust, then the work.” That quote so appropriately sums up the Michel I knew.

Photographer Alexander Tamargo’s tips for Art Basel

Getty Images photographer Alexander Tamargo shares his experiences in entertainment photography, and what first-time Art Basel visitors should do before the event.

In profile | Art Basel photographer Gustavo Caballero

Photographer Gustavo Caballero divulges details of how he prepares for a premier international art event, Art Basel Miami.

Leaning In | Fearless street photographer Jill Freedman

Director of the Getty Images Archive, Bob Ahern discusses the work of female street photographer Jill Freedman whose work documents life in New York City.