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Getty Images & iStock

Getty Images offers the most exclusive and unique creative and editorial visual content globally, with over 415 million assets including award-winning imagery, video, music, multimedia and premium digital content, all available on Getty Images works with over 340,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 news, sport and entertainment events each year, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world’s deepest digital archive of historic photography.

With our advanced search and image recognition technology, Getty Images serves customers in almost every country in the world bringing the world’s best content to media outlets, advertising agencies and corporations, and direct to consumers as well. The breadth and quality of our content allows our customers and partners to tell their stories with greater creativity and accuracy, eliciting more emotion and enabling more action—whether the goal is commercial or philanthropic, revenue-generating or society-changing, market-disrupting or headline-driving.

Founded by Mark Getty and Jonathan Klein in 1995, Getty Images has embraced disruption and change, turning a fragmented, analog stock photo business into a multi-billion-dollar, global ecommerce industry leader and just as importantly, trusted brand. It was the first company to license imagery via the web, subsequently moving the entire industry online — and has been a core driver in continuing to move the industry forward with breakthrough licensing models, innovative digital media management tools and a comprehensive offering of every kind of visual content possible.

Getty Images’ value offering, iStock by Getty Images, is a leading global source of visual content offering small to mid-sized businesses and individuals a powerful way to make their message stand out to consumers. iStock offers over 125 million premium-quality stock photos, illustrations, vectors and videos sourced from the crowd and available via simple, affordable pricing. Combining iStock’s exclusive global contributor community with Getty Images’ extensive resources and creative trends expertise, iStock further delivers the company’s renowned quality, curating distinct and authentic creative stock content only available at ​

For company news and announcements, visit our Press Room, and for our insights, visual trends and the stories and inspiration behind our content, visit Find Getty Images and iStock on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or download our apps where you can explore, save and share the world’s best imagery.

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