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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 […]

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.

Getty Images photojournalist receives Pulitzer Prize for coverage of Ebola crisis

Getty Images photojournalist Daniel Berehulak has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in the Feature Photography category for his work covering the Ebola crisis.

That time Chris Furlong photographed cats

“He had an intriguing face” Award-winning Getty Images photojournalist Chris Furlong covers hard news, politics and social issues. And cats — lots of cats – if only because of the Supreme Championship Cat Show. View image | gettyimages.com “He had an intriguing face,” Furlong said of Pickaboo, a Blue Eyed White Sphinx waiting to be […]

Lynsey Addario: The ongoing crisis in Darfur

Lynsey Addario was awarded a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography in 2008 for her work documenting the crisis in Darfur.

Celebrating Visa Pour L’Image, the world’s most important photojournalism festival

“With my photojournalism I want to connect people with the people in my images and get a greater understanding of what is happening somewhere else in the world.” — Award-winning Getty Images Reportage photographer Daniel Berehulak, whose work covering Ebola for the New York Times was exhibited at the 2015 Visa Pour L’Image festival of […]

Getty Images stands with Charlie Hebdo

Why it’s so important to defend freedom of speech.

In Brazil, feeling love: A photographer’s journey from NYC to Rio

Photojournalist Mario Tama on his journey to Brazil and the joy and spirit captured through his camera

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 […]

Powerful photography to share on World AIDS Day

“The most famous woman in the world hugging an HIV-positive baby did more to destigmatize the disease than anything before.” In recognition of World AIDS Day, we share a mix of moving and inspirational images, showing the lives and communities affected by the disease. On April 24, 1991, Princess Diana visited a hostel for abandoned children […]

My photographic journey: Washington photographer, UK elections

Over the next 13 days I’ll be reporting with photographs, and a few words, on the 2015 UK General Elections.

2014 FotoEvidence Book Award | Majid Saeedi

Reportage by Getty Images photographer Majid Saeedi has been recognized as the 2014 FotoEvidence Book Award winner.

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

Getty Images aux côtés de Charlie Hebdo

Pourquoi est-il si important de défendre la liberté d’expression ?