26. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Magnum Apologizes For its Past Failings, Promises to Do Better

Magnum Apologizes For its Past Failings, Promises to Do Better

In August of 2020, concerns were raised about images in Magnum’s archives with relation to how they safeguard the identities and lives of vulnerable children. Magnum has published a public apology for its past failures and vows to d… Read the rest “Magnum Apologizes For its Past Failings, Promises to Do Better”

15. Februar 2021
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für David Yarrow Accused of Feeding Fox for Photo, Denies Wrongdoing

David Yarrow Accused of Feeding Fox for Photo, Denies Wrongdoing

Renowned wildlife photographer David Yarrow has found himself at the center of a new controversy this month after another photographer levied claims that she witnessed his crew feeding and enticing wild foxes in a National Park while Yar… Read the rest “David Yarrow Accused of Feeding Fox for Photo, Denies Wrongdoing”

19. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Magnum Photos Has Finally Published Its Code of Conduct

Magnum Photos Has Finally Published Its Code of Conduct

In the latest in the ongoing saga involving Magnum Photos, the company has made good on its promise to publish its previously-private Code of Conduct. In it, the company specifically bans the publication of images without the subjectR… Read the rest “Magnum Photos Has Finally Published Its Code of Conduct”

5. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Magnum Photos Promises More Investigations in Response to Harrowing Exposé

Magnum Photos Promises More Investigations in Response to Harrowing Exposé

Magnum Photos has continued to come under fire for its response to allegations of the treatment of women by one of its photographers, David Alan Harvey. Today the organization published a letter, promising to reveal its Code of Conduct and … Read the rest “Magnum Photos Promises More Investigations in Response to Harrowing Exposé”

30. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Balancing Photojournalism with the Right of Refusal: The Debate Continues

Balancing Photojournalism with the Right of Refusal: The Debate Continues

A University of Virginia history teacher published a tweet asking what photojournalism and documentary photography would look like, now and in the past, if the photographer’s right to take someone’s image were balanced by … Read the rest “Balancing Photojournalism with the Right of Refusal: The Debate Continues”

4. Dezember 2020
von Phil Mistry
Kommentare deaktiviert für Photographer Gets Death Threats Over Utah Monolith Photo in NYTimes

Photographer Gets Death Threats Over Utah Monolith Photo in NYTimes

Ross Bernards left Vail, Colorado, in June of 2018 to live the #VanLife full time to provide flexibility and more opportunity to “explore the most photogenic and best-kept secrets of North America” and its iconic landscapes… Read the rest “Photographer Gets Death Threats Over Utah Monolith Photo in NYTimes”

30. November 2020
von Dave Koch
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Problem with the Utah Monolith

The Problem with the Utah Monolith

Just the other day, a tall metal “monolith” was discovered in the Utah desert. From what I have learned, this tower of shiny metal was placed in a very out-of-the-way location sometime in 2016 (based on its sudden appearance in Google Earth i… Read the rest “The Problem with the Utah Monolith”

9. November 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Gun-Toting Couple Sues Photographer, Demands Copyright to Viral Photo

Gun-Toting Couple Sues Photographer, Demands Copyright to Viral Photo

The gun-toting couple made who made headlines for waving guns at protesters marching near their home has sued the photojournalist who captured one of the famous photos of them.

St. Louis lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey gained notorie… Read the rest “Gun-Toting Couple Sues Photographer, Demands Copyright to Viral Photo”

26. Oktober 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Instagram to Update Nudity Policy After Plus-Sized Model Controversy

Instagram to Update Nudity Policy After Plus-Sized Model Controversy

After coming under fire for its inconsistencies with how it handled photos of plus-sized model Nyome Nicholas-Williams on its platform, Instagram will update its policy on nudity.

Following a campaign launched in The Observern, the pub… Read the rest “Instagram to Update Nudity Policy After Plus-Sized Model Controversy”

26. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Photographer Called Out for Consent Form that Includes ‘Sexual Arousal’ Clause

Photographer Called Out for Consent Form that Includes ‘Sexual Arousal’ Clause

A Melbourne-based photographer is being called out online after a photo of his model consent form was shared on social media. The form includes several unsavory clauses, including a “sexual arousal” clause and an agreement … Read the rest “Photographer Called Out for Consent Form that Includes ‘Sexual Arousal’ Clause”

21. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Controversial OpEd Calls Candid Street Photography a Form of ‘Gender-Based Violence’

Controversial OpEd Calls Candid Street Photography a Form of ‘Gender-Based Violence’

An opinion piece in the NY Daily News has sparked outrage among street photographers after the author called photography “a vehicle of gender-based violence in public places.” The author believes that all candid—or “… Read the rest “Controversial OpEd Calls Candid Street Photography a Form of ‘Gender-Based Violence’”

16. Oktober 2020
von Dan St Louis
Kommentare deaktiviert für How Yelp Scams Photographers (and Other Business Owners)

How Yelp Scams Photographers (and Other Business Owners)

If you’re a local business owner, you know that your number-one priority, day-in and day-out, is marketing your services and finding new customers. And in this digital age, the available options for marketing are surprisingly limited.

B… Read the rest “How Yelp Scams Photographers (and Other Business Owners)”

16. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Photographer ‘Devastated’ After Her Unsplash Photo Was Used in ‘Crass’ UK Ad Campaign

Photographer ‘Devastated’ After Her Unsplash Photo Was Used in ‘Crass’ UK Ad Campaign

Atlanta photographer Krys Alex is speaking out after a portrait she took and posted to Unsplash was used in a controversial UK ad campaign. The government campaign has been widely criticized for discouraging and devaluing artists, and Al… Read the rest “Photographer ‘Devastated’ After Her Unsplash Photo Was Used in ‘Crass’ UK Ad Campaign”

6. Oktober 2020
von Allen Murabayashi
Kommentare deaktiviert für Did President Trump Stage Photos While Being Treated for COVID-19?

Did President Trump Stage Photos While Being Treated for COVID-19?

On Saturday, while President Donald Trump was being treated for COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the AP distributed two handout photos taken by White House photographer Joyce Boghosian.

Jon Ostrower, the Edito… Read the rest “Did President Trump Stage Photos While Being Treated for COVID-19?”

21. September 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Twitter’s Photo Cropping Algorithm Draws Heat for Possible Racial Bias

Twitter’s Photo Cropping Algorithm Draws Heat for Possible Racial Bias

Back in January of 2018, Twitter introduced an auto-cropping AI that detects the most interesting part of your image and crops the ‘preview’ photo to match. This works with everything from airplane wings to people, but as one … Read the rest “Twitter’s Photo Cropping Algorithm Draws Heat for Possible Racial Bias”

15. September 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Audi Apologizes for Ad Photo Showing Little Girl Holding Banana

Audi Apologizes for Ad Photo Showing Little Girl Holding Banana

Audi recently stirred up controversy after launching a new ad campaign that included a photo of a little girl leaning against the front of the car while holding a banana. The photo was met with sharp criticism on social media, and Audi respon… Read the rest “Audi Apologizes for Ad Photo Showing Little Girl Holding Banana”

12. September 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Artist Invites Skaters to Destroy Photos of Women, Sparks Outrage

Artist Invites Skaters to Destroy Photos of Women, Sparks Outrage

Dutch photo artist Erik Kessels has sparked outrage with his latest art installation, titled “Destroy My Face.” Kessels covered the ground of a skate park with portraits of women who have had plastic surgery and then invited … Read the rest “Artist Invites Skaters to Destroy Photos of Women, Sparks Outrage”

9. September 2020
von Allen Murabayashi
Kommentare deaktiviert für Folded Map Project’s Tonika Johnson Confronts Alec Soth and the NY Times

Folded Map Project’s Tonika Johnson Confronts Alec Soth and the NY Times

On September 5, 2020, The New York Times published “The Great Divide” – the latest entry in their “The America We Need” Times Opinion series – which examined neighborhoods on Chicago’s North Side and South Side and the enormous disparities … Read the rest “Folded Map Project’s Tonika Johnson Confronts Alec Soth and the NY Times”

25. August 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für Whitney Slammed for Buying Black Photographers’ Art Indirectly for Exhibition

Whitney Slammed for Buying Black Photographers’ Art Indirectly for Exhibition

The famous Whitney Museum of American Art in Manhattan is being accused of “predatory” and “exploitative” behavior after it purchased artwork by Black photographers indirectly (and at a steep discount) thro… Read the rest “Whitney Slammed for Buying Black Photographers’ Art Indirectly for Exhibition”