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L.A. to get Photo Museum

September 13, 2008 | 1 Comments

DMJM Design Los Angeles will soon be getting a new photography museum, courtesy of the Annenberg Foundation (legacy of the early media mogul Walter Annenberg, who began as the founder of Seventeen Magazine).  Although the...

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Predicting the Visual Future

July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Our very own Denise Waggoner is consulted in this nice article in Slate about the Creative Research department she helms here at Getty Images that helps us and photographers peek into the future so we’ll...

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Magnetic Fields

July 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Ok, I admit – this is barely, tangentially related to photography. BUT – they do say ‘photo’ a lot…and it is really fun to watch (although I can’t say I understood all that much)....

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Feather-ruffling Photography

June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

Bill Henson, from Luminous series  Bill Henson is the latest photographer to be forcibly censored by state authorities (although he appears to have been exonerated). Police in Sydney raided the gallery where the Australian artist...

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The Compassionate Eye Foundation

May 1, 2008 | 1 Comments

In 2006 Getty Images signed a contract with the Compassionate Eye Foundation, founded by photographer Robert Kent in 2005, with the agreement that a majority of the revenue from the sale of images submitted via...

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Photography Timeline

April 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Nicely illustrated history of photography timeline at National Geographic website. I love the first natural-color photograph ever printed in National Geographic magazine (1914). A French cartoon about the popular rush to try photography after Louis...

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The Death of Film

February 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

Tony Linck / Getty Images Polaroid appears to be the next brand of film to go extinct, the company having just announced plans to completely shut down all of its film-making facilities. It seems they...

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Is Appropriation Appropriate?

December 13, 2007 | 0 Comments

Photo: Erik Dreyer As an interesting follow-up to the last post about the copyright issues surrounding the Pop Art show in London, is an article in the NY Times a couple of days ago about...

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Information Serfs

November 28, 2007 | 0 Comments

Insightful take on the Pop Art Portraits show up at London’s National Portrait Gallery by Notable Internet Personality Cory Doctorow on Guardian Unlimited online. It is interesting to think about the evolution of Intellectual Property,...

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Tokyo contributor honored by Art + Commerce

October 12, 2007 | 0 Comments

Motoyuki Kobayashi, a Getty Images contributing photographer in Tokyo, is included in the 2007 Art + Commerce Peek Festival, which recognizes outstanding emerging photographers. The Peek website has video clips relating to each of the...

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Pangea Day – global film event

September 14, 2007 | 0 Comments

Pangea Day is a global event on May 10, 2008, conceived by documentary filmmaker Jehane Nouhaim (“Control Room”), that aims to tap “the power of film to strengthen tolerance and compassion while uniting millions of...

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Changes in Photography

August 31, 2007 | 1 Comments

Interesting discussion yesterday on KQED San Francisco’s Forum with Michael Krasny on “Photography and Its Future”. Photo: FPG via Getty Images...

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Content-aware Image Sizing

August 27, 2007 | 0 Comments

Really cool video of a presentation by Dr. Ariel Shamir at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference where he demonstrates a new image resizing software application Seems like this will give heightened meaning to “photoshopping” an image,...

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Getty Images wins big in PDN Photo Annual

August 17, 2007 | 0 Comments

In the 2007 PDN Photography Annual awards (notice Getty Images contributor Tim Flach‘s bat photos, animated on the cover) 8 of the 24 winners in the stock photography category are from Getty Images, all seen...

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