Seeing is believing but it all depends on your perspective. Photo: Dirk Anschutz
Want to see more fun optical illusions? Click here to see the gallery from the Getty Images Creative picture desk… (This photo: 📷: Dirk Anschutz)
Beautiful and candid; Gus Van Sant’s Polaroids of young Hollywood (via AnOther)
Between 1983 and 1999 the visionary American filmmaker captured the face of every actor he encountered on his point-and-shoot camera, compiling an enthralling album of icons in the making.
Award winning photographer, Ezra Shaw, shares six of his most memorable Olympic photos, along with details about how he was able to achieve each shot. (via CBS Sports)
Go behind the scenes to see how these incredible shots came together Getty Images staff photographer, Ezra Shaw.
“Look to see which eye is bigger. Then, angle that side of the face away from the lens. This will help make both sides of the face look even.” – Photographer, Joe Edelman (via PetaPixel)
It’s your job as the photographer to make your subjects look their best, and one of the first steps to making this happen consistently is knowing how to find a person’s “good side” for portraits. Photo: Joe Edelman
“I grew up watching Carl Lewis at the Olympics and I remember seeing this image in a book. My fellow Getty Images photographer David Cannon has caught the perfect Olympian pose here.” – Adam Pretty (via @ShortList) Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images
Adam Pretty, Sports Photographer at Getty Images, takes us through his selection of 24 incredible images from Olympics of yesteryear. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images
These outfits — from straw skirts to bright kimonos — are worn for ceremonies intended either to conjure fertile harvests or banish evil spirits. (via i_D) 📷: Charles Fréger
Charles Fréger spent years capturing ceremonies in rural Japan. The French-born photographer talks about his own small-town upbringing, his work in the fashion world, and why he’s no anthropologist.
When a Getty Images photographer shoots a picture at the Olympic Games, it’s often available to customers within a couple of minutes and yet the tech setup that makes this possible is years in the making. (via Popular Photography) Photo: Ezra Shaw/ Getty Images
How Getty prepares for and photographs the Olympics. Photo: Ezra Shaw/ Getty Images
The 32,000-square-foot mural, titled ‘We Are All One’, was painted to represent cultural diversity across continents for the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images
A mural depicting an indigenous face created by Brazilian graffiti artist Eduardo Kobra. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images