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How a filmmaker used imagery to tell ‘The Lawrence Phillips Story’

Lawrence Phillips had the potential to be one of football’s greatest players. The running back led his team at the University of Nebraska to two championships, was a front-runner for the Heisman trophy and played in the NFL for several years. But instead of a thriving career, Phillips’ continual violent assaults on women landed him […]

We predicted the trends that would influence Super Bowl ads. See how we did

The Broncos may have won the Super Bowl, but we all know the real MVP’s of the night were the ads. With the highest viewership of any show in America, companies pull out all the stops—some paying up to $5 million—to create the most talked about commercials. In order to stand out, brands continue to […]

Video: The Symphony of Sport

“I often say the really great sports photographers have an appreciation of sport almost like music…They watch action as if it is rhythm. And it’s when the rhythm gets to that point that they know makes pictures, that they start shooting. The moment it becomes like dance, that’s when it makes great pictures.” – Ken […]

How to get ad-ready football images that look like the real thing

Lots of brands need real-looking football shots to use in their ads. There’s only one problem: These images are insanely hard to get. The solution? Rent a stadium, custom-design uniforms, hire some former players and play ball. See how it turned out:   See all the football images from the shoot by Getty Images Prestige […]

Matthias Hangst looks back on his success so far

Matthias Hangst discusses his successful career as a sports photographer and the experience of covering the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The story behind the famous ‘Gazza’s tears’ picture

Stu Forster gives us the photographer’s perspective on the famous ‘Gazza’s Tears’ shot from the Italia World Cup 1990.

Watch sports photographer Alex Livesey discuss his favorite pictures

Alex Livesey, a Getty Images Sports Photographer, discusses his favourite pictures and the stories behind them on BT Sport.

Clive Brunskill on a shoot for Pepsi

Clive Brunskill brings us behind the scenes as he shoots the latest Pepsi campaign with some of the world’s biggest football stars.

Laurence Griffith’s audiovisual project on street football in Brazil

Laurence Griffiths used his Getty Images Editorial Fellowship to document football in the favelas of Rio and what it means to the children there, in his video piece ‘Children of the Favela’.