Photography News

Earlier this week, the British Museum made nearly 2 million high-resolution photographs and images of artifacts within their collection available to the public, allowing you to download and use the images under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license. This announcement—part of a broader movement from many major institutions to make their collections available online—was made
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As the coronavirus pandemic brings the world economy to its knees, retail intelligence firm Stackline put together a report identifying the 100 fastest growing and 100 fastest declining industries based on e-commerce data from March. No surprise, the outlook is especially grim for cameras. According to the Stackline infographic—which compared March 2019 to March 2020
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Well-known aerial photographer George Steinmetz—a frequent contributor to National Geographic—has accused the NYPD of ‘petty press intimidation’ after he was given a citation and had his drone confiscated while documenting mass burials on New York’s Hart Island. The incident was made public through Steinmetz Instagram account, where he published a photo he captured before his
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A federal court has tossed a photographer’s claim of copyright infringement against a major online publication that embedded her Instagram photo against her wishes. The court concluded that the photographer signed over the right of embedding by posting the shot to the photo sharing service. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the dispute between professional photographer
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The Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) has released a statement asking that people stop doing ‘porch portrait’ sessions—a kind of social distancing photography that has become very popular as families isolate and photographers find themselves without work. We first featured such a session near the start of the US lockdowns. In a guest post, Wisconsin-based
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