There were speculations, but it wasn’t official yet. Now an announcement confirmed it: only a few journalists and photographerrs can work at the Formula-1 restart this year.
Another instructive court ruling was made about an embeded social media photo. This time a greatly different deciesion was made than in a previous case – but the situation is totally different too, what makes it clear what you may or may not.
EU regulations changed recently that (at least in part) caused still cameras to have limitations on video recording length. Administrative obstacles are gone now. It is up to only the manufacturers whether their cameras will have video recording limits or not.
Hungarian Press Photo Comtest’s results were announced today. There are a lot of winners who were awarded in recent years as well, but this time there were four time as many freelancers among them as were the last year.
The “beauty” of protocol photography when Obama administration lets photographers do their work for a SHORT time. Photographers and cameramen had a ten second opportunity to fight in front of a window for a shot of the president working at his desk.
Interesting social experiment using the tools of photography and model retouching. Everyday women have been transformed into cover girls who in the end turned out not to like the result better. They actually prefer accepting their original look instead of the altered but fake one portrayed by the retouched photos. We just don’t know if they are really honest in this video.
More photographers had to be disqualified from the final of this year’s World Press Photo contest because their creators performed minor alterations despite both contest rules and industry standards forbid this.
The popular photo sharing website has been selling photos before as well, but they now plan to launch a photo agency service. Their slogan is “Accessing Talent” and they claim being the largest photography community of the world. Many of their users however think they joined those who devalue talent and they only want to rip off photographers contributing to the site.
The 65 year old James Nachtwey still goes to the most dangerous places on Earth. At the moment he is pressing his luck in Thailand. This weekend he has been shot by a bullet. The war photographer who has been the subject of the documentary bearing the same title is okay now however and he continued work after his wounds have been taken care of.
Photo editors at Hungarian news website Origo found a photo that seems to be retouched before publication on the website of one of the radio channels operated by BBC. A portrait of one of the musicians has been cropped out from a group shot and some details in the background have been cloned out. BBC claims it is not a faking of the photo because the photo is not used as a news image.