Getty Images Gallery at Westfield Stratford City

Sponsored by Nikon, the stock photo agency Getty Images opened a new Gallery at Westfield Stratford City.

The current exhibition showcases a unique selection of London’s most iconic black and white photographies, reflecting the city’s rich visual history.


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BHF photo contest: Take any picture, as long as it includes something red

Passionate photographers are invited to submit pictures to the annual British Heart Foundation’s “Red for Heart” photography competition. The only rule: Make sure your picture includes something red in it.

Now in its third year, the competition is opened to three categories: Junior, students and adults. The competition closes on 6 January 2012. Winners will have their photographs displayed across British Heart Foundation shops across the UK and a selection of winning photos will be featured in The Independent Sunday in January.

Interested? Visit to enter and for more information about prizes.

Photo: “Little Red Riding (Hood) with Snoop in the woods” by coschda