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Slain gorilla leads photographer to pursue environmental photojournalism

Brent Stirton shares the story behind one of his most powerful images capturing the deaths of silverback gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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, […]

In Africa, photographing the fusion of modernity and tradition

“I understand the privilege of bringing a camera into a place that has endured a 30-year civil war” Two years ago, Getty Images Prestige photographer Harry Hook slipped into South Sudan during a window of peace for the war torn African nation. Hook, who is well known for his 1990 dystopian film Lord of the […]

Getty Images photojournalist receives Pulitzer Prize for coverage of Ebola crisis

Getty Images photojournalist Daniel Berehulak has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in the Feature Photography category for his work covering the Ebola crisis.

2014 Wildlife Photojournalist of the year | Brent Stirton

Reportage by Getty Images photographer Brent Stirton has been awarded the 2014 Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year

Brent Stirton on the photo which means the most to him

In this series, we ask photographers to look back over their careers and choose a picture that means the most to them. I’d have to say the image of the dead silver-back gorilla being carried in Congo, because it got a huge reaction that I totally wasn’t expecting. It also transformed my thinking about photojournalism […]

Kristen Ashburn: The effects of AIDS in southern Africa

Kristen Ashburn was awarded a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography in 2006 for her project on HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa.