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Butterflies A Plenty!

March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

85322330, Old Dog Photography/Flickr It is fascinating to see the in-depth coverage of wildlife and nature on Flickr. Let’s take butterflies for example. There are thousands of Flickr groups sharing butterfly images. Why do I...

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Does Flickr imagery transcend the culture of the place it was taken? Does it have universal appeal? As an editor for the Flickr Collection, I’ve looked at thousands of images on Flickr, and whenever I...

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Helloooooo Flickr

March 11, 2009 | 11 Comments

85153864,  Sarah Hall Photography/Flickr For the past several years, whenever I asked our customers where they went for inspiration the first word that tripped from their lips was, and still is, Flickr. It’s cool, it’s...

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LA Creative team goes on a location scout

November 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Today we set out to scout a location for an upcoming shoot. We are planning a shoot around a restaurant environment that will convey concepts of business lunches, social gatherings and dining scenes. Most of...

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Styling and Substance

October 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

When do you use models, and when don’t you use models? It’s a difficult question. Authenticity can be tricky to capture when you are staging a scene…especially if the subject matter is trend setting musicians...

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I love Paris every moment

October 20, 2008 | 0 Comments

Let’s love Paris when it’s Halloweening. The street art artist Troy Henriksen has been invited by Disneyland Paris to celebrate Halloween in a tube station in Paris. Thanks to Jours Tranquilles’ blogger, who took the...

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Pick Getty Images for SXSW

August 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Getty Images is up for a panel spot at the next South by Southwest festival. However, we can only share our brightest ideas if we are invited by popular demand. So cast your vote today!...

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Predicting the Visual Future

July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Our very own Denise Waggoner is consulted in this nice article in Slate about the Creative Research department she helms here at Getty Images that helps us and photographers peek into the future so we’ll...

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JAK LAB #3. Get inspired !

July 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

And improve your French ! France, land of better wine in the world, beautiful women, Tour de France, bling-bling president, Art of living. France which as a country can give birth to the better or...

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FANTASIZING

May 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

Frank Schwere/Getty Images I recently saw The Fall, a stunning film by Tarsem Singh. Like The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The Princess Bride, Pan’s Labyrinth, and countless others before it, it is essentially an epic...

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Green Me Up Scotty – It’s Earth Day 2008

April 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Matthias Clamer/Getty Images Beijing has raced to improve its air quality before August 8, crude oil just hit a new high at $117 a barrel, and a huge chunk of Antarctic ice just fell off...

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Take a Vacation in an Image

April 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Escape. What an engaging word…especially in relation to vacation – root word vacate, meaning to leave, to cease to occupy. The lure to step out of one’s everyday life, even if only for a day,...

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What is “real”?

April 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

Lars Borges/Getty Images When we talk about making commercial imagery that feels more “real,” what is it we’re actually saying? There’s no question that imagery you once would have only found in an editorial context...

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Operation Snowflake

April 2, 2008 | 1 Comments

Setting up shop I just returned from completing one of the most fun and rewarding shoots I can remember in Park City, UT. This project is the latest in a series of Olympic shoots I’m...

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