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Look Back: As Brexit Unfolded, Photography Played Leading Role

In October 2015, Getty Images photographer Jeff Mitchell took one of the more poignant photographs of the migrant crisis occurring throughout Europe: a line of hundreds of people, primarily men, crossing a central European border. The image emphasized both the astounding mass of people displaced from their homes and in search of respite as well […]

Most downloaded photo from the US election? It’s huge

Throughout the 2016 US Presidential election, there have been thousands of photographs taken of Donald Trump, but there’s one image in particular that has trumped the rest. With many more downloads than there are electoral votes, this photograph has become Getty Images most downloaded photo of the election — a feat nothing short of huge. […]

The Story Now: Black Lives Matter (video)

“Hope does not arise by putting our fellow man down, it is found by lifting others up.” – President Barack Obama, from a speech delivered on July 12, 2016 at the memorial service for the victims of the Dallas police shooting.   #BlackLivesMatter is a movement born of anger and activism. And while the hashtag may […]

Politics, pictures and power: How one frame can become a catalyst for change

With so much divisiveness, mudslinging and negativity in politics these days, it’s easy to lose sight of what it’s all about: the leaders who inspire, the events that make us stop and think and the people who make a difference. At Getty Images, we believe it’s our responsibility to capture all these significant moments, people […]

Watch: The Story Now #BodyPositive

Beauty is not a shape or size.     Every day we’re bombarded with images of what beauty is “supposed to” look like. From fashion model thin to the perfect hourglass, these standards don’t reflect reality for most women. But pop culture icons are rejecting this ideal, sparking a grassroots #BodyPositive movement. See how these […]

The Story Now: #Political Outsiders (Video)

In 2016, political outsiders – many with zero experience – are making a mark. This may feel like new territory, but it’s not.     As the US prepares for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, we take a look back at the political outsiders who’ve come before. From professional wrestlers to adult film stars, […]

The Story Now: #LoveWins [Video]

Love always wins.     As we celebrate Pride around the world, it’s important to reflect on what we’ve achieved. From Stonewall to Europe leading the way in LGBTQ civil rights, we have come a long way—but this fight is far from over. We must remember, even when it seems impossible, love always wins.  

The refugee crisis: a story that affects us all

“Nobody puts their tiny children, their wives, their husbands, their mothers, their fathers into little plastic boats and sets to sea if it is safer not to.” –Getty Images VP of Editorial Content Hugh Pinney Getty Images VP of Editorial Content Hugh Pinney discusses the global impact of the refugee crisis and the importance of […]

Photographer follows refugees’ path to tell a complex story

“This was a journey fraught with danger and mired with uncertainty.” As record numbers of refugees began arriving on Europe’s shores this year, the situation flooded Dan Kitwood’s mind with questions. “What makes someone leave his or her home to embark on a journey, knowing of the dangers that lie ahead? To lead their husband, […]

Video: The Best Photography of 2015

See the most stunning images from 2015. From the news stories that challenged, united and uplifted us to the unexpected catches and crashes in sport and the moments of beauty in entertainment, our photographers were there to capture it all.  

Australia in Focus: Browse some of the best moments of Australian photography in our digital book

Welcome to Getty Images ‘Iconic Moments: Australia in Focus’, a celebration of Australian photography and photographers.   I have been with Getty Images since its inception into Australia in the late 90’s. During that time I have witnessed the changing face of Australian photography and had the pleasure of working with some of the remarkable […]

Q&A: What Paris Match learned from the attack on Charlie Hebdo

Paris Match’s Deputy Editor-in-Chief Regis LeSommier talks about the attack on Charlie Hebdo: “Freedom of speech should have zero limits.”

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 | 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.

Vote for October’s European news photo of the month

The below competition is now closed. Congratulations to Alexander Koerner who won the vote with his picture of The NH-90 Helicopter during Bundeswehr training exercise in Germany. Stay tuned for next month’s poll. These are the Top European News photos for the month of October chosen by our panel of photographers and experts.   Jeff J Mitchell #457947886 / […]

Where our news photographers have been in October

We find out where in the world our @GettyImagesNews and @GettyReportage photographers have been in October as we follow their stories ‘on the ground’ John Moore John returned to Liberia to continue his coverage of the Ebola epidemic and shared this Instagram picture of the protective clothing he had to wear. Repost from @jbmoore6400 Just getting protective clothing (PPE), […]