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Photographer saved Yosemite, changed history

“The great thing about photography is that it has no borders, it’s an international language.”

Infographic | 20 years of Getty Images

Getty Images 20 years

Getty Images at 20: a message from Jonathan Klein

A message from Getty Images Co-founder & CEO, Jonathan Klein, on the 20th anniversary of the company

Auschwitz survivors from iconic photo meet for portraits

“I think the part of the shoot that will stay with me is 79-year-old Miriam Ziegler showing her Auschwitz prison tattoo which she also showed 70 years ago to the Russian photographer who documented the children as they were liberated.”

Year in Focus | How do you choose an obituary image?

From the global stars to local luminaries, Director of the Getty Images Archive, Bob Ahern looks back at the people and lives we said farewell to in 2014.

Cathy Murphy | “How photographing Cesar Chavez changed my life.”

Photographer Cathy Murphy tells of a chance encounter with Cesar Chavez that led her to documenting history.

Bob Gomel’s iconic image of JFK’s funeral

With help from a secret service agent, Bob Gomel managed to suspend his Nikon camera 180 feet high over the Capitol Rotunda at the funeral of President Eisenhower. He tells the story of this historic image…

Story behind the photo | Bert Hardy

A story that illustrates why Bert Hardy’s ability to think on his feet inspired a generation of reportage photographers. Matthew Butson tells the story.

Story behind the photo | Terry Fincher

Matthew Butson went above and beyond to help Terry Fincher recover his favourite shot that had been missing for 40 years.

Story behind the photo | Ron Case

As Matthew Butson explains, the secret of capturing a shot like the ‘Three Queens’ is simply being in the right place at the right time.

Year in Focus | The forgotten photos uncovered after 120 years

As we release our Year in Focus e-book highlighting the best photography from 2014, we look back at some of the big stories of the year. The story of these uncovered photos was big news for our archive in 2014. A collection of glass negatives documenting black cultural history in Britain in the late 19th century has been uncovered by […]

Top 7 fashion moments in film

Here are some of the films that have had the biggest influence on fashion.

30 most incredible Oscars dresses of all time

Guest Editor Lucia Debieux, Fashion Editor at Marie Claire looks back at some of the best ever dresses on the Oscars red carpet.

14 of the biggest Oscars stars from the past

Today we watch the red carpet for the Brads and Angelinas of Hollywood, but who were the A-Listers of the past? We go back in time to the vaults of our archives and dig out the big names of time gone by. 1. Edith Head was one of the most successful costume designers of all time […]