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West London is the home of Getty Images Archive — the world’s biggest commercial photo library with 80 million images, 1,500 collections and 25 km of racking, which is everything captured from the birth of...

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Powerful Puppy Love

April 15, 2009 | 1 Comments

WASHINGTON – APRIL 14: U.S. President Barack Obama walks his new Portuguese water dog Bo on the South Lawn of the White House April 14, 2009 in Washington, DC. The six-month-old puppy is a gift...

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Four Funerals, No Wedding

April 8, 2009 | 1 Comments

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Sgt. Joe Flannagan of the Alhambra police department wipes his eyes he watches funeral services for four Oakland police officers March 27, 2009 in Oakland, California. Thousands of police officers from across...

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Preparing for the Big Day

January 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Justin Sullivan (l) and Mark Wilson (r) along with Special Events Technology Manager, Bob Covington pose and posture in front of the US Capitol West Front, site of the 44th Inaugural, following successful tests of...

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Getty Images Podcast Featuring Mario Tama

January 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Mario Tama/Getty Images Mario Tama details the stories behind his powerful images of 9/11, the US presidential election and pre- and post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans. Click here to watch and listen....

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Finishing the Workshop

December 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

Starting can be a challenge, especially when it’s a start to an end. Today was the last day of the workshop where we experienced yet another gift. Phil took us through an inspiring presentation of...

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Putting the Pieces Together

December 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

It’s day eight out of nine of the Bridges to Understanding workshop. The kids have received lessons in Premier and Photoshop Elements. The credits have been designed. The footage and stills stoically edited by saintly...

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Getting One Side of the Story

December 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

The view of the front gardens of our hotel from the boat on Lake Atitlan. The boat dock leads up to the pool and outdoor hot tub, the sauna and the restaurant. The sun beat...

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Researching and Reflecting

December 8, 2008 | 0 Comments

Evelyn, a teacher from Fotokids in Guatemala City, conducts a brief impromptu interview with Delores, the mother of newborn baby Surama Concepcion Angelica Vanessa, outside of Santiago Atitlan Hospital It’s been a big day. We’ve...

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Attending B2U Workshop in Guatemala

December 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

The plane has landed and I am officially in Guatemala and ready to dive into my Bridges to Understanding journey and participate as a youth mentor in a unique twelve-day digital story telling workshop. I...

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Saying Goodbye

December 4, 2008 | 1 Comments

Today I woke up and realized with sadness that it is our last day here. The TCV, a quiet oasis in the chaos of India, has quickly become our home and our students have become...

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Experiencing the Dalai Lama

December 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Today is the 48th anniversary of TCV, and the Dalai Lama is the guest of honor. All of the Bridges to Understanding mentors and staff were invited to attend as VIPs. Over 5,000 people attended...

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What do computers teach us? Patience.

December 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

This morning is our last working session. We have not been too worried as we only have a bit of finessing to do on our Bridges to Understanding digital story. However, after yet another poorly...

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Finishing Our Project

November 20, 2008 | 0 Comments

Today we are completing the final edit of our project. I have spent most of my morning working in the Peace Center on the computer with the girls Dadon and Phunima. I have been helping...

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