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Amateur photographer in pursuit of the perfect light.

The Crowd of Photographers at the Rio Olympics

“This is the most visual Olympic Games yet,” Getty Images’ Vice President of Sports Ken Mainardis tells PetaPixel. Photo by Alexander Hassenstein

The Crowd of Photographers at the Rio Olympics

A common scene at the Rio 2016 Olympics: press photographers competing to snap the most newsworthy and memorable shot of major events at the Games. Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)


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Synchronized Beneath the Surface

These swimmers are still in sync below where you could see them! Photo by Al Bello

Synchronized Beneath the Surface

Synchronized beauty from the Getty Images picture desk. This photo by Al Bello. Want to see more?


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A Group Gave 105 Homeless People Disposable…

105 homeless men and women gathered at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Each of them was given a disposable camera and told to take pictures that represent “my London.” Photo: Jackie Cook/MyLondon Photography Contest (via Upworthy)

A Group Gave 105 Homeless People Disposable…

“Some people have had experience, and others have never picked up a camera before.” Photo: Jackie Cook/MyLondon Photography Contest


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50 Shades of Greige

When grey meets beige it is a beautiful thing. Photo: Nisian Hughes

50 Shades of Greige

The beauty of greige from the Getty Images creative picture desk. This photo: Nisian Hughes


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Time-lapse Pairs Blooming Flowers with Crawling…

Time-lapse so beautiful and like nothing you’ve ever seen before via Colossal 🎥 Yoshiyuki Katayama

Time-lapse Pairs Blooming Flowers with Crawling…

Umwelt is a short film by Japanese artist Yoshiyuki Katayama that depicts an elegant series of flowers blooming in slow motion. Unlike other time-lapse videos we’ve seen in this genre, each flower is accompanied by an insect or spider that crawls across each flower at the precise moment it blooms.


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The Agony & the Ecstasy of the Olympics

What emotions are behind these tears and moans? Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images

The Agony & the Ecstasy of the Olympics

Body language is a powerful communication tool. Through a simple pose a person can display a range of emotions, from power to pride to grief, without saying a single word. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images


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21 Gravity-Defying Photos of Olympians Soaring…

Mind-boggling photos of mind-bending Olympians. (via Business Insider) Photo: Adam Pretty

21 Gravity-Defying Photos of Olympians Soaring…

This year, Getty Images added a new weapon to its arsenal: a small army of underwater robots. Here’s what you need to know about them, along with some of the amazing images they’ve created. Photo: Adam Pretty


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What’s Life in Rio Really Like? See for Yourself

“Rio is my fifth Olympic games and I am covering everything but the sports so it’s really giving me a different perspective on the Olympics.” – Getty Images photographer, Chris McGrath

What’s Life in Rio Really Like? See for Yourself

” I’m seeing it from outside the comforts of the Olympic world and instead from the peoples’ view, which is really great.”


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Film Photography is Making a Stunning Comeback

UK-based Ilford Photo confirmed this trend last year after a survey found that 30 percent of film users were under 35 years old, and 60 percent had only started using film in the last five years. (via PetaPixel) Photo: Walter Rothwell

Film Photography is Making a Stunning Comeback

Sales of photographic film have been steadily rising over the last few years, with professionals and amateurs alike rediscovering the artistic control offered by manual processes and the creative satisfaction of a physical end product. Photo: Walter Rothwell


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Animals of the Week

A black bear stands in water at Hangzhou Safari Park as the temperature reaches 37 degrees. See more Animals of the Week here… (This photo by Xu Kangping/VCG via Getty Images)

Animals of the Week

See more animals of the week from the Getty Images picture desk here… (This photo by Xu Kangping/VCG via Getty Images)


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