“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 […]
“Human beings are messy by nature. This is a trend that celebrates that and reminds us that it’s OK – that we don’t have to be perfect all the time.”- Pam Grossman, Director of Visual Trends Messthetics is all about harnessing the power of the ugly aesthetic. It’s about a rebellion against the […]
“…It’s as if someone said to us, ‘Here’s all the footage in the world. Begin.’” Among the millions of 60-second videos published online each day, there is one that stands out for overcoming a unique editing challenge: How to tell the end-to-end story of a company that offers still and moving images spanning nearly every […]
Exciting developments in camera technology have levelled the playing field between professionals and amateurs — so the battle now for programme-makers such as award-winning wildlife filmmaker John Downer is having to produce something better than the average person. The difference comes from investing into understanding the behaviour of the animal and devising a way to […]
“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 […]
Senior Video Art Director Alywn Gosford talks us through his top five tips for shooting creative video. Alwyn was a Picture Researcher and Photography Art Director before moving into video in 1997 as Getty Images started to grow it’s video collection. After placements in Toronto and Los Angeles, he is now based in London where […]
Meet documentary and commercial photographer Adam Hinton, one of the judges of the Getty Images Prestige Grant. Adam talks the importance of Personal Work and submitting a project which really means something to you.
“She came right up, sat down and lay down next to it and all her little cubs came running over. And within no time at all, they were lined up suckling in front of her. And I had the most incredible view I’ve ever seen of a lion.”