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Ads Reflecting the Times

November 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here we go! We knew it was only a matter of time…With constant talk of recession, “bailouts,” the mortgage and loan crisis, Wall Street’s crazy fluctuations, it’s no wonder there’s a massive trust deficit going...

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Do we still have integrity?

November 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

There is the age old question of photo journalistic integrity… at what point is an image’s integrity compromised by doctoring and where do the lines of doctoring fall? Clearly when you manipulate an image in Photoshop...

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photojournalism or commercialism

October 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

There is the age old question of photo journalistic integrity… at what point is an image’s integrity compromised by doctoring and where do the lines of doctoring fall? Clearly when you manipulate an image in Photoshop...

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Sven Jacobsen This fascinating presentation An Anthropological Introduction to YouTube was forwarded to me the other day. Anthropologist Dr Michael Wesch presented at the Library of Congress on how YouTube has led to the development of new...

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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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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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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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Photographer suing Apple

August 16, 2007 | 2 Comments

Louie Psihoyos, who is a prominent contributor to Getty Images’ image partner Science Faction, is suing Apple for ripping off his photo below for their Apple TV ad campaign.  That Louie’s original photo below probably...

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Photojournalist wins TED prize

April 6, 2007 | 0 Comments

Photojournalist James Nachtwey won one of the 3 TED prizes this year.  The winners get $100K to continue their work and also get to make a wish, that the  influential TED community is then tasked...

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Potty Mouth Creative Part 2

February 15, 2007 | 1 Comments

Subscribers to Creative Review received their February wrapped in a brown paper bag with the coverline “Your Mother is a Whore”. A radical new direction in customer relations, Creative Review aims to gain readers through...

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