Baltimore To Pay $250K for Videos Deleted by Police: A Vindication of Photographers’ Rights

Baltimore To Pay $250K for Videos Deleted by Police: A Vindication of Photographers’ Rights

By David Walker Christopher Sharp, plaintiff in Sharp v. Baltimore City Police Department (source: ACLU video) The City of Baltimore and its police department have agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a claim of unlawful seizure and destruction of cell phone videos that belonged to a citizen who allegedly recorded police arresting and beating another(…)

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Art Producers Speak: Sean Murphy

Art Producers Speak: Sean Murphy

By A Photo Editor We emailed Art Buyers and Art Producers around the world asking them to submit names of established photographers who were keeping it fresh and up-and-comers who they are keeping their eye on. If you are an Art Buyer/Producer or an Art Director at an agency and want to submit a photographer(…)

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Once Instagram Disappears What’s Next?

By A Photo Editor Once Instagram disappears, and it will, what’s next? I’m already getting bored of it. I think it has served its purpose. We need to find another outlet, especially since in a couple of years we’ll all be on a level playing field in terms of the number of followers, so we’ll(…)

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Pixels.com Gives Photographers Control to Set Their Own Prices for Digital Image Licenses

Pixels.com Gives Photographers Control to Set Their Own Prices for Digital Image Licenses

By Henrik Lehnerer New Image Licensing Model Bucks Trend Set by Established Photo Services SANTA MONICA, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 15, 2014) – Calling all photographers! Pixels.com has launched a new image licensing marketplace, and you’re in control. In an industry dominated by large corporations, low prices, and low commissions, photographers are often left powerless when(…)

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Frere-Jones and Hoefler

By A Photo Editor Sadly, found this amazing video because of this: In January, Frere-Jones filed a lawsuit against Hoefler, saying that their company was not actually a partnership, but a long con in which Hoefler had tricked him into signing over the rights to all of his work, cheating Frere-Jones out of his half(…)

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A camera in every pocket

A camera in every pocket

By Stu Juan Moyano is a Fotolia stock photographer from Spain, one of our dedicated contributors who says he couldn’t live without a camera by his side. We spoke to him about the development of mobile photography and how the images an artist makes reflect their life… Fotolia: Hola, Juan! Can you tell us a(…)

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Nathan Benn: Kodachrome Memory, American Pictures 1972–1990

By Corbis Corbis contributor Nathan Benn shot for National Geographic Magazine from 1972-1991, documenting people and places far and near. In October 2013, Powerhouse Books published a collection of Benn’s images shot during those years, most of which were not published in the legendary magazine. This nostalgia evoking coffee-table book, selected by American Photo Magazine(…)

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Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Announced

By David Walker The International Women’s Media Foundation has announced the creation of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, honoring the Associated Press photojournalist who was slain April 4 while covering preparations for the recent elections in Afghanistan. IWMF, based in Washington, DC, says the award will be given annually “to a woman photojournalist(…)

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