Liberation Day in Rwanda | 20 Years since the Rwandan Genocide

Rwanda is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the country’s genocide, when more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsi and moderate Hutus were slaughtered over a 100 day period. Photographer Chip Somodevilla was there in April to cover the anniversary. July 4th marks Liberation Day.

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Gaby Cove, Head of Photo at Condé Nast picks her Top 10 Cannes Fashion Moments over the years including this one:

“Exquisitely pretty, 21-year-old Brigitte Bardot chats with Picasso at his Cannes Studio during the Festival in 1956. Before ‘And God Created Women,’ propelled her to international fame in 1957, she dazzled in the South of France sunshine in a classic 1950’s sprigged poplin dress. Other fascinating pictures in the set show Pablo creating stunning works of art accompanied by Brigitte throughout the afternoon, and we can only hope that he gave her a priceless keepsake during their day together”.

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Standing in the Footprints of WW1 Photographers

Photographer Peter Macdiarmid has created these incredible composites, matching up his recent photos with archival stills from World War One, 100 years ago. We caught up with him this week to find out what it takes to put a project of this scale together on Getty InFocus

Still Going Strong
One Year later, Boston continues to heal.

April 15th marks one year since the Boston Marathon bombings. Lives were forever changed, but even through tragedy, there remains an incredible amount of strength and resilience. We take a look back at the difficult healing process of a city coping with unspeakable loss, while still staying ‘Boston Strong.’
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Today marks the anniversary of Hugo Chavez death

Venezuelans loyal to former President Hugo Chavez prepare to mark one year anniversary of his death on March 5, 2014. The anniversary has been marred by recent protests against the government of Chavez’ chosen successor Nicolas Maduro. With one of the highest inflation rates in the world, Venezuela has been in turmoil for almost three weeks as opposition protests have virtually paralyzed business in much of the country. Photographer John Moore has been there to capture the continued unrest. See his images on GettyInFocus

The Getty Images European Editorial Photography Awards were held last night in London at the Getty Images Gallery.

Dan Kitwood won European Photographer of The Year and this is one of his award winning images he captured on assignment to cover the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. To see this and all the other winners and runners up, please visit GettyInFocus by clicking on the image.