Archive for September 2013

Do Execution Photos Serve a Journalistic Purpose?

Posted by on Friday September 13, 2013 | Photojournalism

TIME announced the publication yesterday of “exclusive images taken by a photojournalist of Islamic militants publicly executing, by decapitation, a young Syrian…near Aleppo, on August 31, 2013.” TIME said in the announcement that, “because of the danger in reporting inside Syria,” it cannot confirm the identity or political affiliation of the victim, or the motivation of... More

Are Women Photographers Being Discriminated Against in the Editorial Market?

Posted by on Thursday September 12, 2013 | Business, Media, Uncategorized

A week ago editorial photographer and artist Daniel Shea published a post on his Tumblr, titled “On Sexism in Editorial Photography,” hoping it would “initiate a broader conversation.” Shea began the post with the disclaimer that he is “a white, cis male photographer” who didn’t claim to speak for anyone but himself, before pointing out... More

Sponsored Post: Guide to Breaking into Video

Posted by on Thursday September 12, 2013 | Uncategorized

Still photographers know that keeping pace with the times today includes capturing motion. Brought to you by WPPI, Rangefinder, PDN, PhotoPlus Expo and Panasonic Lumix G, this collection of information-packed articles offers readers both education on technique and excellent recommendations for gear. Topics range from shooting hybrid photography, to marketing and promotion, to how creatives... More

Aftermath Project Accepting Applications for $20K Grant

Posted by on Tuesday September 10, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Aftermath Project Grant, an award of $20,000 that will be given to a photographer working on a project that explores the aftermath of violent conflict. The 2014 Aftermath Project Grant is supported by the Foundation to Promote Open Society. Photojournalist Sara Terry founded the non-profit grant-making organization... More

HP Introduces New Workstations with Thunderbolt 2 Connectivity

Posted by on Tuesday September 10, 2013 | Uncategorized

Today HP announced a new line of workstations that will appeal to photographers and videographers looking for high computing power at an affordable price.  Listing specifications previously only within the reach of computer-intensive industries and research labs, HP’s new Desktop, Mobile and Ultrabook Workstations promise to deliver what can be considered maximum performance in both... More

Olympus Reveals New OM-D E-M1 and Two New Lenses

Posted by on Tuesday September 10, 2013 | Uncategorized

Last night, Olympus announced the new Micro Four Thirds 16-megapixel OM-D E-M1. The new camera is the successor to the OM-D E-M5 and takes the position as the company’s flagship camera. The E-M1, slightly larger and heavier than the E-M5 (but not as hefty as the E-5 DSLR), features a new Dual Fast AF system... More