History of photography: why Fox Talbot is photography’s most important pioneer

History of photography: why William Henry Fox Talbot is photography's most important pioneer

This year marks the 175th anniversary of Sir William Henry Fox Talbot’s formal documentation of the photographic process in 1839. To celebrate this landmark achievement we will be running a series of special articles tracing the history of photography over the past 175 years and examining some of its finer moments.

Getty opens archive to bloggers for free with new embedding tool

Getty opens archive to bloggers for free with new embedding tool

Bloggers and editors of ‘non-commercial websites’ can now use photos from Getty Images’ archive for free.

The world’s largest photo agency has announced a new embed tool that will allow people to embed and share Getty’s images at no cost on non-commercial websites, blogs and social media channels.