Behind the scenes of the prestige collection

We asked our team of creative experts to give us their take on what makes a great image – and what makes up their favourite image. Is it the composition, lighting or the unique perspective of the image-maker?

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One shot, one strike

Matthias Hangst is one of the most successful sports photographers. In this interview, he talks about both his career and covering the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil.

To the bride and groom

According to reports, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were married over the weekend after 9 years together.

Behind the Lens at The US Open

A day in the life of the Getty Images Sport Team at the US Open

Venice Film Festival | Calling all bloggers and tweeters

Getty Images offers all bloggers the opportunity to select, embed and share multiple images from the Venice Film Festival – at no cost – for non-commercial use on websites, blogs and social media channels.

Fashion on the red carpet at the Emmys

Pat Lyttle, fashion specialist, shares his favorite fashion style from the red carpet at the Emmys.

Richard Attenborough | A look back

29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014. We take a look back at his life and career.

#RePicture Hero | A view from iStock contributors

Our photographers are #RePicturing the world by challenging the stereotypes that are commonly associated with concepts such as Hero, Femininity and Age.

Best of 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Our photographers were there on the red carpet, at the ceremony, backstage and at the after parties.

Who We Are | Tom Sloan

Tom Sloan is a Product Specialist whose love of sports has led him to captaincy of the softball team at our London office.

#RePicture Femininity| A View from iStock Contributors

One of the clichés that is being challenged by our photographers is Femininity and how this is portrayed in today’s society.

#RePicture Women | Campaigns, organizations and people we love

Highlights of the best media campaigns, organizations, and people who empower and repicture women.

A Legacy of War | Paula Bronstein

This multimedia compilation showcases Paula Bronstein’s work from Laos and features an interview with her discussing the project.

iStock Contributors #RePicture Balance and Wealth

We take a look at two more concepts that have been reimagined, Balance and Wealth.

Hugh Pinney calls for a reaction to the Ebola crisis

A career in photojournalism has Hugh Pinney somewhat desensitized but the Ebola crisis has jolted him to react.

New Archive Signing | Visual Studies Workshop

Getty Images is delighted to welcome the Visual Studies Workshop as the latest addition to our roster of archive contributors.

The All Blacks in 3D

Watch the Getty Images team 3D scanning the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team.

Dan Kitwood captures life amongst the rubble in Gaza

Dan Kitwood has just returned to the UK after capturing the aftermath of two weeks of intense bombing in Gaza. He shares his experiences...

Scott Olson on covering the protests in Ferguson

Scott Olson, Getty Images Photographer, has been covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri following the police shooting of teenager Michael Brown.

Sports photographer becomes wedding photographer

Clive Brunskill has covered 6 Summer Olympic Games, 3 FIFA World Cup Finals and over 50 Grand Slam tennis events but never a wedding, let alone a world exclusive for a world number one player.

On a shoot with Sarah Gadon

Go behind the scenes and watch Contour by Getty Images photographer Nicolas Guérin photograph actress Sarah Gadon.

Kate Adie on the women of WW1

The former BBC Chief News Correspondent discusses how the societal role of women changed during WW1.

John Moore witnesses attack on Ebola patients

Senior Getty Images photographer John Moore has been in Liberia covering the Ebola virus outbreak.

Best of Festival Street Style

This summer, we take you on a tour of the major festivals to see what people are wearing in our festival fashion special.

Lauren Bacall | A Look Back

We remember her life and career.

Who We Are | Rebecca Hamilton

Rebecca Hamilton is a Research Editor for fashion content based in Sydney, Australia. Not only that but she runs our various fashion social media platforms.

A Legacy of War | Sebastian Liste

Watch Sebastian Liste discuss his work from Nicaragua documenting the issue of landmines and unexploded remnants of war.

Editor's Picks Global Entertainment

Take a front row seat and catch our hand-picked imagery of global superstars, fashion icons and all the glamour of the red carpet.

#RePicture | Visual Storytelling

Visual storytelling is at the front line of the content marketing battleground. Product Director and Creative Strategist Melissa McVeigh discusses why creating new narratives is so important.

New Archive Signing | Elvis Presley By Alfred Wertheimer

A unique and intimate portrait of an artist on the very brink of global megastardom.

Robin Williams | A Look Back

We remember his life and career.

David Cannon Covers His 100th Men's Major Golf Tournament

'Major' Milestone: David Cannon covers his 100th men's major golf tournament at the PGA Championship

Getty Images Gallery | Tom Stoddart - In Conversation

Against the eclectic backdrop of Jewels of the Archive, award-winning photographer Tom Stoddart discusses his work with Matthew Butson, Head of the Hulton Archive.

European Sports Pictures of the Month | July 2014

Chosen by a panel of photographers and editors, here are the top 10 for July

Editor's Picks - Offbeat

The weird and the wonderful pictures of the week...

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The Original Twitter Bird Licensed From iStock

In an article published by NYT Magazine, we discover the inspiration for the now famous Twitter Bird.

Introducing NHK Video Bank

In partnership with Japan Public Broadcaster NHK, a new video collection featuring exceptional HD, news, documentary and feature content.

Visa Pour L'Image | A Guide To Portfolio Reviews

Patrick Llewellyn gives insight for aspiring photojournalists wanting an unbiased opinion and advice on ways to progress.

On a shoot with David Cronenberg

Go behind the scenes and watch Contour by Getty Images photographer Nicolas Guérin photograph director David Cronenberg.

Photojournalism Festival Visa pour l'Image Opens 30 August

This year Getty Images is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of its grants programme, which has awarded more than $1.2 million to date, by offering $130,000 to photographers.

10 of the Latest Keyword Trends

We’ve taken the search pulse for Q2 of 2014, and here’s what’s been trending.

iStock Contributors #RePicture Innovation, Beauty and Femininity

Following on from our most recent article looking into RePicturing Age, we take a look at three more concepts that are frequently represented by stereotypes.

European Entertainment Pictures of the Month | July 2014

Here are the Top 10 Entertainment photos for June chosen by our panel of experts. Now vote for your favorite in the poll below! Voting closes midnight GMT Sunday 17th August.

#RePicture Age | A View from iStock Contributors

We have handpicked some of our favorite images from the iStock collection and asked the contributing photographer to describe what 'RePicturing Age' means to them.

Editor's Picks | WW1 Centenary Commemorations

See our Editor's choice from the centenary commemorations of World War One.

Surfing The Bore Tide In Alaska

Streeter Lecka travelled to Alaska for the shoot of a lifetime. Read his story...

Glasgow 2014 | Highlights From The Games

Join us with a look back at some of the highlights from Glasgow 2014.

Sky News | Reporting in a Conflict Zone

Watch how the Sky News team in Gaza covers developments in a conflict zone.

David Cannon | My Top 10 Golf Holes

Golf photographer David Cannon has teamed up with Glenmorangie to find the world’s most ‘unnecessarily well made’ golf holes. Here’s David’s Top 10.

Editor's Picks Global News

Discover what’s happened, where – in our hand-picked gallery of the imagery making the headlines.

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Standing in the Footprints of WW1 Photographers

Photographer Peter Macdiarmid talks us through the work involved in putting together these digital composites which match up scenes from World War One with today's world. 

Editor's Picks Global Sports

See all the action and all the drama, in our hand-picked gallery of sports around the world.

Remembering WW1 | Posters And Propaganda

From the frontline to the home front, posters and propaganda were key for all sides in the battle for morale.

Latest from Moment | Edited by Andreas Gebhard

Director of Content Development, Andreas Gebhard curates a gallery of his favorite pictures from the Moment Collection this month.

Who We Are | Vince Bannon

With a career history of working with artists like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Run DMC and an infectious love of life, we meet VP of Entertainment Partnerships, Vince Bannon.

A Legacy of War | Marco Di Lauro

Reportage by Getty Images photographers travelled to 5 countries to document the issue of landmines and unexploded remnants of war. Watch Marco Di Lauro discuss his work from Iraq.

Remembering WW1 | The Road To War

The complex politics of 19th century Europe saw states and empires jostling for power and influence. This is a look at events that would lead Europe and beyond into war.

Guest Edit | The Style Evolution of Miami Swim

Miami based fashion blogger Annie Vasquez of The Fashion Poet looks back over the last 10 years and picks 10 moments which show how swim style has evolved.

Eugene Richards | Grant Recipient 2013

In 2013, renowned photographer Eugene Richards received a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography to continue his project ‘War is Personal.'

We're at Spikes Asia challenging attendees to re-picture the world

We're asking Spikes Asia delegates to help us drop steretypes and embrace the world around us as it actually is. Find out the competition details here.

Bharat Choudhary | Grant Recipient 2012

In 2012, photographer Bharat Choudhary received a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography to examine the roots of 'Islamophobia' in Marseille, France

Stanley Greene | Grant Recipient 2011

In 2011, Stanley Greene was awarded a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography to follow the trail of electronic trash that is creating by modern technology.

Miquel Dewever-Plana | Grant Recipient 2010

In 2010, Miquel Dewever-Plana received a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography to focus on Guatemala’s ‘Other War’ – the gang violence that was engulfing the country.

Brenda Ann Kenneally | Grant Recipient 2009

Brenda Ann Kenneally received a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography in 2009 for her long-term project ‘Upstate Girls.'

Lynsey Addario | Grant Recipient 2008

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

Jonathan Torgovnik | Grant Recipient 2007

Jonathan Torgovnik was awarded a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography in 2007 for his project ‘Intended Consequences.’

Kristen Ashburn | Grant Recipient 2006

Kristen Ashburn was awarded a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography in 2006 for her project on HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa.

David S. Holloway | Grant Recipient 2005

David S. Holloway winning a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography in 2005 for documenting white nationalism in the US.

Remembering WW1 | The American Home Front

The emerging Red Cross, liberty bonds the patriotic drive and more. Take a look at life on the US home front.

Latest Creative | Edited by Amy Lehfeldt

Discover hand-picked imagery from our latest creative shoots, inspired by the most current trends and created by our leading artists. Edited this month by Senior Art Director Amy Lehfeldt.

Quintessential Scotland Ahead Of Independence Vote

As Scotland decides whether to become independent, our photographers have been capturing some of the more quintessential Scottish charm.

Remembering WW1 | The German Home Front

With Germany blockaded by the Allies, hardship and shortages took their toll on the home front.

A Legacy of War | VĂ©ronique de Viguerie

Reportage by Getty Images photographers travelled to 5 countries to document the issue of landmines and unexploded remnants of war. Watch Véronique de Viguerie discuss her work from Bosnia.

Who We Are | Peter Orlowsky

"Always follow through with what you say you will do" – these and other wise words from the Vice President of Photos.com, Peter Orlowsky.

Photographing Iconic Moments in Tennis

In this CNN video hosted by former professional tennis player Pat Cash, Clive Brunskill discusses his craft while at Wimbledon.

Prince George Turns One

Join us as we celebrate Prince George's first year in pictures.

Watch Dave Hogan discuss a career of photographing music artists

A look back at some of the most iconic images Dave Hogan has captured of artists like Madonna, Michael Jackson and The Rolling Stones.

The universal themes being repictured at Mini Cannes

Mini Cannes took place in London last week. Alongside speakers and jurors from Cannes Lions, they invited Getty Images to bring back the visual trends we saw coming out of Cannes.

Glasgow 2014 | Opening Ceremony Highlights

The XX Commonwealth Games, hosted by Glasgow, commenced with an opening ceremony welcoming the competitiors from 71 nations and terrorities.

Getty Images Gallery | Hand Printing to Your Specification

In this video Anthony Gammell shares the bespoke process the team takes to print on demand iconic and archival images.

Emma Jones | Reporting from Glastonbury 2014

Emma Jones braved oceans of mud, lashings of rain and even the surprise of an electrical storm to go behind the Glastonbury festival and meet with singers, bands and festival-goers.

The First World War Remembered

Photographer Peter Macdiarmid travelled to Belgium, France and around the UK to create these stunning image comparisons with pictures taken during World War One.

A Legacy of War | Brent Stirton

Reportage by Getty Images photographers travelled to 5 countries to document the issue of landmines and unexploded remnants of war. Watch Brent Stirton discuss his work from Mozambique.

Glasgow 2014 | XX Commonwealth Games

The 2014 Commonwealth Games will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014.

Remembering WW1 | The Great Battles

From The Somme and Ypres to Gallipoli, the great battles of WWI changed the nature of war dramatically and their names still resonate a century later.

The Alternative View from Couture Fashion Week

Gareth Cattermole has been shooting alternative view at Couture Fashion Week to capture something totally unique.

Caroline Samure | #mygettyoffice

Caroline Samure is a Field Editor at Getty Images who in the last year counts Moscow, Marrakesh, Vienna and Frankfurt as just some of her unconventional work places.

Tour de Yorkshire

When Gareth Copley learned the Tour de France would be starting in his home county of Yorkshire, he was determined to capture all the action.

Remembering WW1 | Life In The Trenches

Trench warfare has become the defining symbol of World War I and while the armies were locked in stalemate, soldiers endured the harshest of conditions.

In the News | Inside the camps of Khazair

Photographer Spencer Platt recently visited Iraq on a mission to document what is happening to the people there. Here’s his story…

Remembering WW1 | Recruitment and the Call to Arms

Armies had never before mobilized in such numbers; a look at the drive and call up to the front.

The Rise of the Festival

Coming to a field near you – music festivals continue to sprout up, command larger audiences or sell-out within minutes. So what's the appeal?

FIFA World Cup | Top 20 best photos from Brazil

Getty Images World Cup team of 46 photographers shot around 600,000 pictures in Brazil and out of these came our favourite 20! Vote for your favourite

The Visual Evolution of the Mobile App

As Getty Images launches their redesigned iOS app with an updated and easy-to-navigate interface, our product team discusses the evolution of the mobile app.

FIFA World Cup 2014 | From the Sky

As the tournament wraps up, we shine a light on Rio from higher perspective – as in literally from up in the clouds.

Remembering WW1 | The British Home Front

WW1 affected civilians at home in unprecedented ways. Take a look at the war effort at home in Great Britain.

Remembering WW1 | The War In Colour

A unique insight into the conflict in stunning colour.

Story behind the photo | Ron Case

As Matthew Butson explains, the secret of capturing a shot like the Three Queen’s is simply being in the right place at the right time.

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