They say: ‘In 2014, Getty Images’ award-winning photographers covered more than 16,000 news events, 28,000 sports events and 50,000 entertainment events, delivering award-winning imagery to news rooms and media publishers around the world. Year in Focus 2014 captures the best of the best, showcasing 2014’s most important moments in the world of news, sport, entertainment and archive anniversaries and obituaries.’
Featured are powerful news images from the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, Air Malaysia’s passenger jet crash, the ongoing conflict in Syria and the Hong Kong protests. Stunning moments from the Cannes Film Festival, Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and the FIFA World Cup are showcased, alongside poignant imagery remembering the life of comedian Robin Williams and the Fall of the Berlin Wall on its 25th anniversary.’
• Visit: Getty Images Gallery, 46 Eastcastle Street W1W 8DX – 22 January to 11 February – Opening hours are from 10.00am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, 12.00 to 5.30pm Saturday.
• View: If you are not in London here is a selection of the imagery on display