The Weird & The Wonderful

See more of this week’s Offbeat photos from the Getty Images News team 📷: Halil Fidan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

The Weird & The Wonderful

Shepherds charge their phones with solar panels carried by donkeys, in Turkey’s Sanliurfa on April 25, 2016. Photo by Halil Fidan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

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Postal Stamps Series Featuring Epic Photographs

“Rising at dawn and braving the -30°F temperature I was able to catch the first rays of the morning sun. The bitter cold of a long winter’s night had left the animals encased in a mantle of thick frost” -photographer, Art Wolfe from Popular Photography

Postal Stamps Series Featuring Epic Photographs

The final stamp in a series of 16 was just announced this week, featuring an impressive scene captured by Getty Images contributor, Art Wolfe of two bison shot on a freezing morning in Yellowstone. 2016 is the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in the USA.

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International Dance Day

Dance like everyone is looking! 📷: Matej Divizna/Getty Images #InternationalDanceDay

International Dance Day

People take part in an outdoor ballet class at the International Dance Day in front of the National Theatre on April 29, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. International Dance Day, which was introduced in 1982, is celebrated around the world on April 29. Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images

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That Time Zoolander Took Over My Phone (One…

“I wasn’t allowed to call them by their real names and instead was told to call them Derek and Hansel. They were acting as if they were in the movie and giving me the Blue Steel face, it was really fun.” 📷: Francois Durand

That Time Zoolander Took Over My Phone (One…

As a regular at the Cannes Film Festival for 12 years, the Parisian photographer Francois Durand is definitely in his element at glamorous events. While many of his assignments have an elegant atmosphere, occasionally there are moments where craziness ensues. 📷: Francois Durand

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A Beautiful Planet: The First Digital IMAX Film…

“A Beautiful Planet” opens today – the first IMAX space production to use digital cameras instead of film cameras – and many more firsts! via Wired 📷: NASA

A Beautiful Planet: The First Digital IMAX Film…

Read about the challenges, surprises, and hacks of filming a 4K movie in outer space! 📷: NASA

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Getty Images Files E.U. Complaint Against…

“Getty Images represents over 200,000 photojournalists, content creators and artists around the world who rely on us to protect their ability to be compensated for their work,” says Yoko Miyashita, Getty Images’ general counsel. “Google’s behavior is adversely affecting not only our contributors, but the lives and livelihoods of artists around the word, present and future.” Photo credit: Tony Avelar/Bloomberg//Getty Images

Getty Images Files E.U. Complaint Against…

A TIME LightBox article on the complaint filed against Google. 📷:Tony Avelar/Bloomberg//Getty Images

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Russia’s New Vostochny Cosmodrome Launches 1st…

An incredible shot of the first rocket launched from Russian Cosmodrome Vostochny via Getty Images News 📷: AFP / POOL / Kirill Kudryavtsev

Russia’s New Vostochny Cosmodrome Launches 1st…

Russia’s new Vostochny Cosmodrome conducted its 1st space launch today. A Soyuz rocket boosted three scientific & distance viewing satellites into orbit. 📷: AFP / POOL / Kirill Kudryavtsev

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What it’s Like: Photographer Films Himself…

What’s it like to hike through the Himalayas with the Prince? Watch the video. 📷: Chris Jackson, Getty Images Royal photographer

What it’s Like: Photographer Films Himself…

“It was up there as one of my favorite visits… the color, the people, the experiences and the great photographs are certainly something I won’t forget.” – Chris Jackson, Getty Images Royal photographer 📷: Chris Jackson

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Wasps Build Rainbow Colored Nests

An imaginative idea to illustrate engineering, innovation and home. Via Colossal 📷: Matt Menchetti

Wasps Build Rainbow Colored Nests

Creative nesting by biology student Mattia Menchetti. 📷:Matt Menchetti

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Visualizing the Power of Connection

A magnetic series from Mitsuru Sakurai, Getty Images creative photographer 📷: Mitsuru Sakurai

Visualizing the Power of Connection

“The idea of this series was to visualize the power of connection in an unexpected way. The texture of magnetic fluid was amazing. It gave us unexpected form in every setting.” -Masaaki Kobayashi, Getty Images, Creative Content Manager 📷: Mitsuru Sakurai

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