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What We Learned This Week: A Copyright Head Scratcher Gets Appealed

The Brammer v. Violent Hues Productions LLC case is interesting.To say the least.And it may well become seriously interesting, or perhaps …

Judiciary

Best Apps for Landscape Photography - My Top 16 Favorite Apps

This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Cookie information is stored in your browser and …

Apps

Bruce Springsteen. Rock and Roll Future. The Book. by Barry Schneier, Chris Phillips

A photo book about Springsteen's historic 1974 show at the Harvard Square Theatre, the night he was deemed "rock and roll future"

American Photography 2018 Open: A Sunrise, A Moonise, a Sidewalk Stunt, and a Portrait of a Great Actor

Have you entered the American Photography 2018 Open contest?The number of entries we received over the past month has skyrocketed; people from all …

Photography

Kwaku Alston’s “A Great Day in Hollywood”

In 1958, 33-year old Art Kane assembled 57 jazz musicians to the stoop at 17 East 126th Street at an ungodly 10 a.m. and photographed “A Great Day in …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 2018 Audubon Photography Awards Winners

This year, more than 8,000 photos were entered in our ninth annual contest. That's almost 2,500 more than last year, and entrants came from all 50 …

Birds

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » How To: Shoot Razor-Sharp Landscapes, Pro Car Photos, Flying Food ... and More

There’s a reason your landscape photos aren't sharp.<p>In fact, there are six of them, notes landscape photographer Christian Hoiberg in one of the …

Mississippi River

US Postal Service ordered to pay $3.5m after using photo of Statue of Liberty replica

The US Postal Service has been ordered to pay $3.5 million to sculptor Robert Davidson after a mixup resulted in the issuance of a Forever Stamp …

Las Vegas

Putting Out the Capital Gazette, a Week After the Shootings

Joshua McKerrow, a forty-four-year-old from Baltimore, Maryland, has been a photojournalist at the <i>Capital Gazette</i>, in Annapolis, since 2004. McKerrow is divorced, with three children, and directs Shakespearean plays in his down time. On the morning of July 4th this year, McKerrow was at his home, …

Capital Gazette

Photojournalism Roundtable from The Photo Brigade

Visual leaders from the NPPA, ASMP, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and VII Photo Agency gathered for a special Photojournalism …

Photography

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Dispatches: Eric Meola On Capturing Tornadoes, and Stopping Time

I've always wanted to photograph an outbreak of tornadoes, and two weeks ago I got my chance as a swarm of them swept from Montana into northwest …

Weather

What is the state of photojournalism in China?

Reviewing the brief history of photojournalism in China and the challenges facing photographers there today<p><i>By Ye Ming and Yan Cong</i><p>Photojournalism has …

worldpressphotooftheyear

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » What We Learned This Week: Alan Diaz and the Saga of Elian Gonzalez

Today’s immigration stories come from the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>In 2000, there was a different kind of immigration crisis, and it was played out in …

elián

Susan Meiselas: Breaching Boundaries in Photography

<i>Susan Meiselas, who joined Magnum Photos in 1976, is also the president and co-founder of the Magnum Foundation. Born in 1948 and starting as a teacher in the South Bronx, she went on to produce a definitive chronicle of Nicaragua’s Sandinista revolution. More recently, she has led the foundation’s</i> …

Street Photography

Five Inspirational Landscape Photographers You Should Follow That You Probably Aren’t

You probably follow landscape photographers like Daniel Kordan, Max Rive, and Elia Locardi. Their work is phenomenal, but many of the folks that …

Landscape Photography

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Spotlight: How Colin McCrae Rediscovered the Snowfields of the High Sierra

The snowfields of the High Sierra can be disorienting.<p>“On a clear day, if there is no movement, there is no sound,” notes California Bay Area-based …

San Francisco

Is It Okay for Street Photographers to Take Photos of Private Messages?

This week <i>Business Insider</i> ran a story that covered images taken by a street photographer of people’s private phone messages. That photographer was …

Street Photography

The Inventions That Changed Wildlife Photography

Science & InnovationLost & Found<p>From the earliest photo traps to shark-mounted cameras, we've made some wild advances in capturing animals on film.<p>In July 1906, the National Geographic Society dedicated an entire magazine issue to a series of candid wildlife photographs: a snacking raccoon, a …

Inventions

AI-AP | Dispatches from Latin America » Spotlight: Agustin Macarian Documents the Other Buenos Aires

There is Buenos Aires, the city.<p>Argentina’s political and business center, also known as Capital Federal, is a bustling metropolis of 3 million …

Argentina

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Spotlight: At a Beautiful Winery in Switzerland, It's All Work

<i>This article originally appeared here.</i><p>While spending a day among aromatic casks of wine in a countryside vineyard might sound like a vacation to most …

Wine

Winners of the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

The winning images have been selected from this year’s edition of the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year competition, with the grand prize being awarded to Reiko Takahashi for her image of a humpback whale calf swimming near Japan’s Kumejima Island. National Geographic was kind …

Northern Italy

Adobe Using AI to Spot Photoshopped Photos

Adobe’s software has been widely used for many years now as a tool to create fake photos, but now the company is developing software for the other …

Artificial Intelligence

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » What We Learned This Week: Why We're Worrying About Instagram

Instagram continues to roll out new features.<p>Is your professional and personal life getting any better?<p>In May, noted TechCrunch, the platform …

Social Media

Arles: Archive and found photography sweeps the board in the 2018 Prix du Livre

Three winners and one special mention have been announced for the 2018 Prix du Livre at Rencontres d’Arles – and in all four cases, the books use …

Books

Trending: What's New on Instagram, and Why We're Worried About It

Instagram has been introducing new features.No news there: The platform seems to roll out new things every week. Let is review some of the more …

Social Media

Three Decades of Lifeguards at New York’s Jones Beach

“The hard-core lifeguards return decade after decade, like the swallows to Capistrano,” Greg Donaldson, who worked as a lifeguard at New York’s Jones Beach for twenty years, wrote once, in an essay for <i>New York</i>. The same is true of the photographer Joseph Szabo. An avid chronicler of American youth, …

Swimwear

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Spotlight: "What If We Did Pictures of Dancers with Dogs?"

<i>This article originally appeared</i> <i>here</i>.<p>When inspiration strikes, you have to be ready and willing to follow it. One day, photographer Kelly Pratt …

Pets

Instant Magny 35 - An Instant Back for 135 SLR & Rangefinder

• Transforming the traditional film camera into an instant camera without any modifications <br>• An unprecedented instant photography experience using your …

What We Learned This Week: Seeking Gender Parity in Ad Photography with Online Directory

Do women see the world differently from men?Photographer Jill Greenberg thinks so. But, she notes, the way women see the world is largely missing …

Mary Shelley