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Remembering Prince: “I almost got my butt kicked by security”

This photo of Prince is one of Larry Busacca’s favorites. But the story of how he got the shot is one of ours: Embed from Getty Images “It was 1991 and I was shooting Prince at Madison Square Garden when I was just starting out in my career,” said Busacca, who is now an award-winning […]

Video: Creating art from entertainment

“That’s the job of a great entertainment photographer…catch the moment and take it to the end reader and go ‘Did you feel that?” – Larry Busacca, Getty Images Chief Entertainment Photographer.  

The Fashion Week photos photographers love

“I think the photographer has to view the show as if they were in the audience in order to find the right moment.” As the official image partner of IMG Fashion, Getty Images has the ultimate backstage pass to the Fashion Week runways, models and parties. Our photographers cover shows all around the globe, creating a […]

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 […]

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

Oscars 2014 | Larry Busacca shows us his kitbag

Sneak a peek inside the kitbag of entertainment photographer Larry Busacca as he shoots the Vanity Fair Oscars Party.