Optical Illusion

Seeing is believing but it all depends on your perspective. Photo: Dirk Anschutz

Optical Illusion

Want to see more fun optical illusions? Click here to see the gallery from the Getty Images Creative picture desk… (This photo: 📷: Dirk Anschutz)


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Gus Van Sant’s Candid Polaroids of Hollywood’s…

Beautiful and candid; Gus Van Sant’s Polaroids of young Hollywood (via AnOther)

Gus Van Sant’s Candid Polaroids of Hollywood’s…

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.


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6 Iconic Olympic Images & the Stories Behind Them

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)

6 Iconic Olympic Images & the Stories Behind Them

Go behind the scenes to see how these incredible shots came together Getty Images staff photographer, Ezra Shaw.


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Quick Tip: How to Find a Person’s ‘Good Side’…

“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)

Quick Tip: How to Find a Person’s ‘Good Side’…

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


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24 Incredible Photo Moments from Olympic Games

“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

24 Incredible Photo Moments from Olympic Games

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


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Napping Koalas

Sometimes you just need to grab some shut-eye where you can find it… Photo: Andrew Oczak

Napping Koalas

Can’t get enough?! See more of these sleepy guys from the Getty Images picture desk. This photo: Andrew Oczak/ iStock by Getty Images


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Insanely Colorful Photos of Japanese…

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

Insanely Colorful Photos of Japanese…

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.


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How Getty’s Olympics Photos Are Shot, Edited, &…

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’s Olympics Photos Are Shot, Edited, &…

How Getty prepares for and photographs the Olympics. Photo: Ezra Shaw/ Getty Images


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Outsider In: Celebrating the Outspoken, the…

The need to be noticed makes ‘Outsider In’ a key visual trend for 2016. Photo: Izabela Habur

Outsider In: Celebrating the Outspoken, the…

“All hail the outspoken, the outré and the odd.” – Pam Grossman, Director of Visual Trends at Getty Images Photo: Izabela Habur


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Magnificent Mural

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

Magnificent Mural

A mural depicting an indigenous face created by Brazilian graffiti artist Eduardo Kobra. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images


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