Based in London, Gareth Cattermole is represented by Getty Images, and has been with the company for over 17 years. Born in Pinner, Middlesex, Gareth attended Nower Hill High School in North Harrow, where he first discovered his love for photography. After school Gareth specialized in photography at West Herts College in Watford, working at Big Pictures for three years prior to joining the Getty Images team.
Specializing in fashion and portraiture, Gareth has considerable experience in the entertainment space, regularly covering major industry events such as Paris and London Fashion Weeks and Film Festivals in Cannes, Rome, Venice, Dubai and London. Gareth has also worked extensively at the MTV Awards, The Brits and the BAFTAs. His favorite event is Couture, part of Paris Fashion Week.
Gareth introduced and developed Getty Images alternative view collection of images, for which he approaches the shoot from a creative angle and uses post production techniques to create a stunning visual product which gives a different insight to the event.
Gareth also covered the London 2012 Olympic Games, which was his third Olympic mission, previously covering the games in Athens and Beijing in 2004 and 2008 respectively. As well as his work with Getty Images Gareth has been commissioned by companies such as Vogue, L’Oreal, Fifa, Paramount, Disney, British Airways, Adidas, Nike, Burberry, Sony, Elle Magazine and Samsung he has also toured and worked closely with artists such as Taylor Swift.