Archive for May 2015

Google Photos Puts Dropbox, Box on Notice with Unlimited Photo Storage, Pushes Deeper into VR

Posted by on Friday May 29, 2015 | Uncategorized

Google is rapidly pushing cloud storage into commodity territory with a new Photos app that gives users unlimited photo storage for images with a resolution of 16-megapixels and under. The app was announced at Google’s I/O developer conference. Photographers shooting images at higher resolutions can opt to have Google automatically resize their images to stay... More

Photographer Cotton Coulson Dies in Diving Accident on National Geographic Expedition

Posted by on Thursday May 28, 2015 | Obituary, Photojournalism

Photographer Cotton Coulson, a former National Geographic contributor and Baltimore Sun DOP, died yesterday as a result of a diving accident last Sunday, according to NPPA‘s News Photographer magazine. He was 60 years old. Coulson was participating as an instructor in a 17-day National Geographic adventure photography workshop in Norway when the accident occurred. According... More

“SuicideGirls” Deliver Cleverest Response to Richard Prince’s Instagram Appropriation

Posted by on Wednesday May 27, 2015 | Copyright/Legal

Today the adult lifestyle brand SuicideGirls issued an applause-worthy response to artist Richard Prince’s appropriation of their images: The brand’s founder, Missy Suicide, also known as Selena Mooney, announced the brand would sell for $90 the same images Prince and his gallery, Gagosian, are alleged to have sold for $90,000 at the Frieze Art Fair... More

New App Saves Your Video Even If Police Try To Delete It

Posted by on Tuesday May 19, 2015 | Video

A new app promises to help citizen journalists record police actions. Mobile Justice CA, a new mobile app from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of California, allows users to automatically send recordings of police activity to the ACLU. By using the app, citizens who record incidents involving police are assured that their videos will... More

An Apple Camera Makes No Sense, But This Does

Posted by on Friday May 15, 2015 | Camera, Photo Gear

Over on LinkedIn, Sean White argues that with the Watch, Apple is now in the business of disaggregating pieces of the iPhone so it only makes sense for Apple to launch a standalone digital camera next. “The watch is an obvious step for Apple because it’s a familiar device that benefits from ensemble integration…. An Apple Camera... More