Is it copyright infringement if someone embeds your tweeted photo into a news article? One UK photographer says “yes,” and he’s taking news company Sky News to court over it in a case photographers should be watching closely.
Venezuela-based photojournalist Meridith Kohut has won the sixth annual $20,000 Getty Images Chris Hondros Fund (CHF) Award for 2017. Non-profit news organization ProPublica has also won the first-ever Domestic Reporting Grant from the Chris Hondros Fund.
It’s a similar story at Twitter, where a shift from chronological posting to algorithmic sorting has been credited with driving a surprising jump in new users
If you’re posting your images online with any sort of regularity, they’re probably being stolen from time to time—it’s an unfortunate reality of the digital age. And so, photographer Anthony Morganti decided to create this video and share 3 basic ways to search for and find your stolen photos online.
When photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur documents life inside a factory farm, she doesn’t touch a thing. She usually doesn’t have permission from the owners, and she enters at night with a security team. She has never broken anything, and she leaves the location exactly as she found it. She’s there to tell the truth, and that truth is worth running the risk of trespassing fines, and in some cases, bodily harm.
Exhausted or relaxed, perhaps both, they are asleep inside the car, caught unawares by the photographer. Filtered grey light, grainy texture, reflections playing off the car windows: everything in the image is soft and tender
When Jamel Shabazz began photographing New York in 1980, the city was recovering from one of its most tumultuous periods. By the late-1970s, New York was facing a faltering economy, a serious drug problem and the physical deterioration of many neighborhoods. New York was ripe for sociological analysis and hand-wringing.
the photographer is standing over the rapist. We see his naked back and the back of his head. We can see the girl’s face. She’s looking away from the camera, obviously distressed, but she is fully identifiable
what is going on in your heads that LensCulture would seek to profit from a picture of a child sex slave being raped?
I’ve never entered a photo contest. In part because I have a fear of not winning and confronting my own mediocrity. But mostly because I have never viewed photography as sport.
The publishing house Phaidon releases Magnum Photobook: The Catalogue Raisonné, the first complete illustrated bibliography of 1,000 iconic photobooks created by members of the renowned photo agency
Meridith Kohut, who has been documenting Venezuela’s downward spiral for The New York Times, has won the fifth annual Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award. The award was created in honor of Mr. Hondros, who was killed in Libya in April 2011 along with the photographer and filmmaker Tim Hetherington.
“I was really amazed by the manufactured landscape, with all the little mountains all over the place with millions of holes,” says photographer Antoine Bruy, who spent a month documenting the town.
The new grant, worth $10,000, is dedicated to the defense of press freedom in the U.S. and will fund two to three stories produced by the non-profit news organization ProPublica.
I spoke with the artist quite a bit about the complications of discussing terrorists, patriots and political violence. She does not condone it, but feels obligated to tell a deeper story about Lolita Lebron other than her footnote and link to terrorism in the annals of our territorial history.
I want to go out and take photographs. I just relax and keep a focused mind and make the photographs. I don’t have any particular goals. I’ve always said that if you define my pictures with words other than enigmatic or mysterious, then the pictures are bad.
Photo trade groups are applauding the House vote on H.R. 1695. ASMP praised the vote on its web site, and has said in the past that the bill would “help ensure that the Register of Copyrights has the voice and resources needed to implement policy, manage its operations, and organize its information technology in a way that brings the Copyright Office into the 21st century.”
Eric Oglander estimates he’s spent 700 hours on Craigslist looking for pictures of mirrors. The New York artist has culled through countless advertisements made by regular people throughout the country, and he’s saved a few thousand of the most special ones.
Just as the world finally figured out why Snap relabeled itself as a camera company, last week Facebook proclaimed it’s not just a camera company, it’s a camera company built on the world’s ambitious augmented reality platform.