Posts Tagged ‘Getty’

Getty Jumps into Virtual Reality Market

Posted by on Wednesday June 8, 2016 | Business

Getty is jumping deeper into virtual reality. The company announced this week that it’s new Getty Images Virtual Reality Group is now live with over 12,000 360 images. It also includes high resolution gigapixel content from key events and venues. High quality VR production is also being offered through Getty Images Assignments. The roll out of 360-degree imaging started... More

Getty and Instagram Announce Winners of $10K Grants For Underreported Stories

Posted by on Thursday September 10, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Getty Images, in partnership with Instagram, have announced three winners of the first annual Getty Images Instagram Grant, which recognizes photographers who’ve used the social media platform to tell underreported stories around the world. The winners, all of whom are experienced professional photographers, have documented communities in Bangladesh, Latin America and Russia. They will each... More

Getty Awards $10,000 Grants to 5 Photographers

Posted by on Friday September 4, 2015 | Photojournalism

The winners of the 2015 Getty Grants for Editorial Photography are Souvid Datta, Salvatore Esposito, Javier Arcenillas, Mojgan Ghanbari and Matt Eich, according to an announcement yesterday from Getty Images. Each of the five photojournalists will receive a grant of $10,000, as well as editorial support from Getty, to pursue “projects of personal and journalistic... More

In TwitPic Copyright Claim, Daniel Morel Seeks $13.2 Million from AFP, Getty

Posted by on Wednesday September 25, 2013 | Copyright/Legal, Photojournalism

Photographer Daniel Morel is seeking as much as $13.2 million from AFP and Getty Images at a trial to determine damages for copyright infringement of his exclusive images of the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, which Morel had posted via Twitter. The trial is scheduled to begin November 12. A federal court determined earlier... More

Twitter Launches Photo-Sharing Feature

Posted by on Wednesday August 10, 2011 | Copyright/Legal, Media, Social Media/Web

Twitter has launched its native photo-sharing feature, allowing Twitter users to post photographs to Twitter without using a third-party service such as TwitPic or yfrog. Images of 3mb or less can now be posted to Twitter by clicking a camera icon in the bottom left of the status update window. The image will only appear... More