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Photographer Spotlight: A photographer’s journey from shooting explosives to red carpets

Most photographers don’t receive their training by shooting explosives for the Royal Air Force, but Neilson Barnard is not your average photographer. Growing up in Stow Maries, Essex, a tiny village on the east coast of England, Barnard left home at 16 to join the RAF. For the next 13 ½ years, he traveled throughout […]

Studio 54: Remembering the glitz, glamour and celebrities

There are few places that embodied the free-spirited, vibrant culture of the 1970’s quite like Studio 54. With its lavish, over-the-top parties, the club became the ultimate hotspot for the bon vivant crowd. Movie stars, socialites, politicians and rock legends let loose in this hedonistic playground, and NYC-based photographer Sonia Moskowitz was there to capture […]

Entertainment photographer focuses his lens on the Summer Olympics

From the Cannes Film Festival to the front row of Paris Fashion Week, Getty Images Entertainment photographer Pascal Le Segretain can be found capturing celebrities at the most glamorous events. But every four years, he steps off the red carpet and onto the world’s biggest stage—the Summer Olympics. “Every photographer waits in anticipation for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Infographic | 20 years of Getty Images

Getty Images 20 years

Gender fluidity goes POP: Celebrating cliché-busting media and brands

A look at the pop culture moments, personalities and brands embracing the genderblend trend and bringing it into the mainstream

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

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.

From Taylor Swift to Selfie, the keyword search trends of 2014

We take a look back at the most popular keyword search terms from 2014, from the predictable celebrity names and the biggest news events, to new technologies entering the mainstream

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.

Year in Focus | Browse the year’s best photojournalism in our digital book

Browse our Year in Focus digital book for a recap on the most captivating and enduring imagery from around the world this year.

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

Vote for November’s Entertainment Picture of the Month

Here are the top 10 European entertainment pictures from November. Vote now for your favorite and read the behind-the-lens stories from the photographers.