The Covid-19 corona virus pandemic has great effect on photographers and Adobe offers some help. They offer two free mohth (that can even be three) to use Creative Cloud apps. This can help us feel less of the negative effects of the pandemic already cancelling lots of jobs, assignments and other income sources.
Copyright and personal rights aspects are also interesting and important in this story the Hungarian State Opera House got into drawing photo theft accusations.
The Brazil resident Turkish face of their newest campaign accuses them with unauthorised use of her image. The institute defends itself claiming they have the permission to use the photo from a stock site. The situation is however more complex and unclear.
The well-worn argument of photographers as to why they cannot work for free has been circulating on the web in yet another new form.
Most photographers will know that familiar sinking feeling of clients bargaining down their fees to a level that it becomes simply not worth working for. Most photographers will also know a colleague who they could pass the work on to, someone who for different reasons is happy to take any job any time, even if it means unashamedly undercutting the market price. It can be difficult to be angry with such a colleague, although often such colleagues are difficult to offend!
It’s an eternal problem that no photographer can really escape to meet at least some times is being asked for free photos. It is an international phenomenon that mostly all professional photographers try to fight against. Find out why they do so and join the international movement by spreading the word!