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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.

Lynsey Addario : “One of my goals as a photographer is to motivate people to act” | Behind the lens

“It’s what I do” – Award-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario, who is exclusively represented by Getty Images Reportage, reflects on the stories behind some of her most powerful images

What is the Legacy Collection? Jonathan Klein explains

Over my past 20 years building Getty Images, I’ve learned that pictures can have an extraordinary effect on you, if you let them. Some, like the heart-wrenching images we see of war, disasters and strife, have the power to move people to act, even when they are halfway around the world.   Others cause us […]

Behind the Fashion Week wall: 5 photographers, 5 glamorous stories

The story behind some of the alternative images on display at New York Fashion Week from the photographers.

She covers pirates, fights ‘simplistic view of the world’ | Behind the lens

Veronique de Viguerie provides an insight into her career, discusses some of her most iconic work and tells us about one of her most memorable assignments.

Jonathan Daniel: Three tips for shooting sports in challenging conditions

Sports Photographer Jonathan Daniel tells the story behind one of his most challenging NFL football moments.

Photographer Adam Pretty on the unexpected moments that keep him passionate

“Shooting a live action event, it’s almost like a condensed version of everyday life.” Photographer Adam Pretty has been to almost every corner of the world, including time spent living in Sydney, LA, Beijing, Tokyo and Munich. Hear the stories behind some of his most iconic images and find out what keeps him hungry for […]

Photographer goes to great heights for shot of Olympic fencer Azza Besbes

This image is of fencer Azza Besbes, of Tunisia, at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. For me, it sums up what the Olympics is all about; that one moment after all those years of hard work. And getting the Olympic rings in the picture is the icing on the cake. We had amazing up-top access which […]

Gareth Cattermole on learning and mentorship

Gareth Cattermole is an Entertainment Photographer based in the UK.

Olympic judo: Capturing exhaustion from above

I was shooting the 2012 Olympic judo competition for eight hours at the London ExCeL venue. The robotic camera I was working with had been set up for the wrestling events, but we were also using it to capture the judo competitions. The robotic cameras are great, as we get in places that we couldn’t […]

Reflecting on the life’s work of photojournalist Chris Hondros

“I could hear the sound of children’s voices from inside the car and I knew there had been a horrible mistake, that there was a family inside.” Testament is a collection of photographs and writing by late photojournalist Chris Hondros spanning over a decade of coverage from most of the world’s conflicts since the late […]

Year in Focus | Scott Olson on covering the civil unrest in Ferguson, USA

Getty Images Staff News Photographer Scott Olson reflects on the experience of covering the civil unrest in Ferguson, USA, following the police shooting of Michael Brown

Year in Focus | The Haka in black and white

The story behind this incredible image of the New Zealand All Blacks Sevens rugby team’s rain-soaked Haka.

Copyright and creativity

Learn more about how copyright helps fuel creativity and inspire artists to create new work. Discover how copyright works in the real world with a copyright primer, a case study and a glossary.

Capturing Derek Jeter’s Yankee Stadium Farewell

Getty Images photographers recount the emotion and drama of Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium

Meet Photographer Tim Flach

Photographer Tim Flach took to the stage for our most recent Gather event to talk about his new project ‘More Than Human’

Kevin Mazur on capturing Michael Jackson’s last days

Five years after his death, Kevin Mazur recalls one of the last time he photographed Michael Jackson at rehearsals for shows in London that were never performed.

Watch Ron Galella discuss his favorite picture of Jackie Kennedy

Jackie Kennedy Onassis died on May 19th, 1994. Twenty years after her death, photographer Ron Galella discusses the many pictures he took of her throughout her lifetime, including ‘Windblown Jackie,’ the image that Ron calls his Mona Lisa.