ハッとする一瞬を切り取った作品群、日本の2019年を写真で振り返る_Photos of the Year 2019 by Getty Images

2019.12.21

TOKYO, JAPAN – MAY 04: People wave Japanese flags as Emperor Naruhito of Japan waves to members of the public as his wife, Empress Masako, and other members of the Japanese royal family stand beside him on the balcony of the Imperial Palace on May 4, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. Emperor Naruhito has made his first official public appearance following his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne last week after his father abdicated citing ill health. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

アメリカ・シアトルに本社を置き、画像や映像などデジタルコンテンツを世界200か国以上に提供する Getty Images(ゲッティイメージズ)は、日本国内で2019年に話題となったできごとを写真で振り返る「Photos of the Year 2019 by Getty Images」を発表。

アカデミー賞やラグビーワールドカップ2019といった国際的なイベントから、新天皇が初めて国民の前に登場したようすや、人類初のブラックホール撮影に成功した写真など、2019年のニュースを写真で振り返る。

また、ゲッティイメージズ ジャパン島本久美子 代表取締役社長が選ぶ「今年の一枚」も発表。島本代表が選んだのは、トランプ米大統領がスピーチしたさいの手書きメモを撮影した一枚。ゲッティイメージズならではのユニークな視点から撮影した一枚のひとつ。

ひとつひとつにドキュメントとストーリーが込められた、ハッとさせられるゲッティイメージズの作品群を、ここでじっくり観ていこう。

◆アカデミー賞で世界を驚かせたビリー・ポーターのタキシード・ドレス

HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 24: Billy Porter attends the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/Getty Images)

◆人類初のブラックホール撮影に成功

IN SPACE – APRIL 10: In this handout photo provided by the National Science Foundation, the Event Horizon Telescope captures a black hole at the center of galaxy M87, outlined by emission from hot gas swirling around it under the influence of strong gravity near its event horizon, in an image released on April 10, 2019. A network of eight radio observatories on six mountains and four continents, the EHT observed a black hole in Messier 87, a supergiant elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo, on and off for 10 days in April of 2017 to make the image. (Photo by National Science Foundation via Getty Images)

◆新天皇、初めて国民の前に登場

TOKYO, JAPAN – MAY 04: People wave Japanese flags as Emperor Naruhito of Japan waves to members of the public as his wife, Empress Masako, and other members of the Japanese royal family stand beside him on the balcony of the Imperial Palace on May 4, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. Emperor Naruhito has made his first official public appearance following his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne last week after his father abdicated citing ill health. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

◆43歳タイガー・ウッズ 14年振りのマスターズ制覇

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 14: Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates after sinking his putt to win during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

◆2019年NBAドラフトにて、八村塁選手が日本人初となるドラフト1巡目指名

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 20: Rui Hachimura poses with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted with the ninth overall pick by the Washington Wizards during the 2019 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 20, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

◆2019 FIFA女子ワールドカップ フランス大会 アメリカ代表・ミーガン・ラピノー選手

LYON, FRANCE – JULY 07: Megan Rapinoe of the USA celebrates with teammates Alex Morgan and Samantha Mewis after scoring her team’s first goal during the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 07, 2019 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

◆激化する香港の抗議活動

HONG KONG – AUGUST 25: A protester throws an egg at police during clashes after an anti-government rally in Tsuen Wan district on August 25, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Pro-democracy protesters have continued rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill since 9 June as the city plunged into crisis after waves of demonstrations and several violent clashes. Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized for introducing the bill and declared it “dead”, however protesters have continued to draw large crowds with demands for Lam’s resignation and complete withdrawal of the bill. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

◆ラグビーワールドカップ2019 開幕

CHOFU, JAPAN – SEPTEMBER 20: Former New Zealand captain Richie McCaw leaves after placing the Webb Ellis Cup during the opening ceremony prior to the Rugby World Cup 2019 Group A game between Japan and Russia at the Tokyo Stadium on September 20, 2019 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

◆ラグビーワールドカップ2019 日本 vs ロシア

CHOFU, JAPAN – SEPTEMBER 20: Kotaro Matsushima of Japan touches down for a try under pressure from Vasily Artemyev of Russia, but it is disallowed during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Group A game between Japan and Russia at the Tokyo Stadium on September 20, 2019 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

◆ラグビーワールドカップ2019 準々決勝 日本 vs 南アフリカ

CHOFU, JAPAN – OCTOBER 20: (EDITORS NOTE: THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN CONVERTED TO BLACK & WHITE) Keita Inagaki of Japan (C) reacts on the pitch following defeat during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Quarter Final match between Japan and South Africa at the Tokyo Stadium on October 20, 2019 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Richard Heathcote – World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)

◆ラグビーワールドカップ2019 準決勝 ニュージーランド vs イングランド

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN – OCTOBER 26: England players look on while New Zealand players perform a haka during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Semi-Final match between England and New Zealand at International Stadium Yokohama on October 26, 2019 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Richard Heathcote – World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)

◆トランプ大統領、手書きのメモを持ちながら報道陣にスピーチを行う

WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: U.S. President Donald Trump holds his notes while speaking to the media before departing from the White House on November 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump spoke about the impeachment inquiry hearings currently taking place on Capitol Hill. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

◆2019年ノーベル化学賞を受賞した吉野彰さん

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – DECEMBER 10: Dr Akira Yoshino, laureate of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry acknowledges applause after he received his Nobel Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony at Concert Hall on December 10, 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

◆2019年ノーベル化学賞を受賞した吉野彰さん

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – DECEMBER 10: Dr Akira Yoshino, laureate of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry receives his Nobel Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony at Concert Hall on December 10, 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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