Concerns mount over Getty Images’ free-for-all

Olivier Laurent - 7 March 2014

Representatives organisations around the world, including the American Society of Media Photographers and the National Press Photographers Association in the US, have condemned Getty Images' decision to offer 35 million images at no cost for all non-commercial uses

BPPA denounces Getty move as ‘massively cynical’

Olivier Laurent - 6 March 2014

Getty Images' decision to make 35 million of its images free was inevitable, says Jeff Moore of the British Press Photographers' Association, yet it will cost photographers their jobs. He speaks to BJP

An example of how a Getty Images' photograph can be embedded on a blog.

10 things you need to know about Getty’s embed tool

Olivier Laurent - 6 March 2014

Everything you should know about Getty Images' new embed feature, which will make 35 million of its images free for all non-commercial uses

Getty Images makes 35 million images free to use

Olivier Laurent - 5 March 2014

Getty Images has single-handedly redefined the entire photography market with the launch of a new embedding feature that will make more than 35 million images freely available to anyone for non-commercial usage. BJP's Olivier Laurent finds out more


Getty Images and Samsung enter long-term partnership

Olivier Laurent - 29 January 2014

Photo agencies have often struck deals with camera manufacturers – the aim being to create new sources of revenue, or to enable their members to save on the price of equipment. Getty Images has gone one step further this week after it announced a long-term partnership with Samsung that will see the creation of a Samsung Collection of stock images

Jonathan Klein, Getty Images' CEO and co-founder, with photographer Don McCullin at Visa pour l'Image in Perpignan, France © Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images

Getty Images’ Jonathan Klein: “We need new economic models”

Olivier Laurent - 12 September 2013

Jonathan Klein, CEO and co-founder of Getty Images, discusses with BJP his company's role in falling prices, the future of the industry, the need for new economic models and the role of smartphones in a market in flux. Interview

Aidan Sullivan [left], pictured with photographers Don McCullin and Tom Stoddart, started his career as a photographer before joining The Sunday Times as a picture editor. Now he divides his time between Reportage by Getty Images and the A Day Without News? campaign. © Tom Stoddart

The optimist

Olivier Laurent - 25 August 2013

Aidan Sullivan started his career as a photographer but went on to become the picture editor at The Sunday Times Magazine and to launch Reportage by Getty Images. Yet, he tells Olivier Laurent, his tireless dedication to photojournalism and young photographers was born from the loss of one man – Ian Parry