Getty Images appointed as an Official Media Partner of Pride in London

Getty Images, a world leader in visual communication, today announces that it has been appointed as an Official Media Partner of Pride in London, which will see it capture this year’s official celebrations and set up a legacy collection of content for Pride in London to reference in years to come. Under the official designation, Getty Images will deploy its elite roster of expert news and entertainment photographers and videographers – who have a long history of covering Pride events – to cover the Pride in London parade on 7th…

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Getty Images Transforms Iconic Watermark Into Support for Global Water Issues on World Water Day

Getty Images, a world leader in visual communication, today released a unique collection of images – Watermarks for Water – kicking off an initiative that aims to help raise awareness and funds for the global water crisis by transforming the iconic Getty Images watermark. When a collection image is licensed at www.watermarksforwater.com, the watermark that highlights the global water crisis is removed and 10% of proceeds go directly to charity: water, an organization that brings clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Getty Images worked with the Chicago office…

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New photography collection celebrates women’s empowerment in India and the southern United States

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications and The Verbatim Agency released more than 300 high-quality editorial images into a publicly available online photo database capturing the strength and vibrancy of women and girls in two regions of the world: Bihar, India; and Louisiana and Mississippi in the United States. Historically, images of women in developing countries have focused on poverty and need. The new collection provides a positive visual narrative of women and girls in these communities by showing women and girls…

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France’s New Laws To Safeguard the Health of Models inspire Getty Images

Starting from the 1st of October 2017 photos in France,  must bear a notification if they have been retouched to make models look thinner. If there have been changed the image must state “photographie retouchée” (or “retouched photograph”) and will count in all digitally modified images published within advertising, the media, on the internet and even in catalogues if the retouching “has changed the physical appearance of models,”. Where the notice is required, the words “Photographie retouchée” must be visible in a way that is both easily to see and…

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