Successful Independent Businesswoman Laughing Alone With Salad

The new library of photos shows professional women as surgeons, painters, bakers, soldiers and hunters. There are girls riding skateboards, women lifting weights and fathers changing babies’ diapers. Women in offices wear contemporary clothes and hairstyles and hold tablets or smartphones — a far cry from the typical stock photos of women in 1980s power suits with a briefcase. and Getty will release a special collection of stock photography that seeks to “represent women and families in more empowering ways.” May we finally figure out this water thing. [NYT]