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 […]
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. […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
“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 […]
“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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 / […]
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), […]