Archive for October 2015

An Early Look at Footage from the GoPro Drone

Posted by on Thursday October 29, 2015 | Camera, Video

We’ve known since May that GoPro was building its own drone. While we have no new specifics on said quadcopter, we do have some sample footage from the company that purports to show off just how steady the camera stabilization system will be in flight. The footage was captured using a Hero4 attached to an... More

PhotoPlus Expo 2015: The State of Editorial Photography

Posted by on Wednesday October 28, 2015 | Business

The directors of photography at Women’s Health, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Garden & Gun, People and GQ shared stories behind shoots and offered insights into how they work with the photographers they hire in a panel discussion hosted by veteran editorial photographer Art Streiber at PhotoPlus Expo this past week. In “The State of Editorial Photography,” panelists... More

Keeping Your Photo Business Profitable During the Holidays

Posted by on Wednesday October 28, 2015 | Business, Media

Sponsored by Zenfolio The holidays can be a stressful time when you may find yourself spending more money than you’re making. But if you’re a photographer, fear not! You can turn the holidays into a very profitable season. The experts at Zenfolio provide five easy ways to market your photography business during the holidays, because let’s face it:... More

Lucie Awards: George Tice, Kathy Ryan Honored; Sandro and Maxim Dondyuk Share International Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Wednesday October 28, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants

George Tice, Jerry Uelsmann, Danny Lyon, Roxanne Lowitt, Stephanie Sinclair and photo editor Kathy Ryan were among the honorees at the 13th annual Lucie Awards, held last night at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. The International Photography Award was a tie: The honor was split between the Ukraine-based Maxim Dondyuk, honored for his recent work... More

Model Wins Defamation Claim over HIV Awareness Ad

Posted by on Tuesday October 27, 2015 | Uncategorized

A model who was falsely identified as being infected with HIV in a 2013 public service advertisement is entitled to damages for defamation, according to a report in New York Law Journal. State court judge Thomas Scuccimarra said in his ruling that falsely identifying the model in a stock photo as HIV positive was defamatory... More

PhotoPlus Expo 2015: John Keatley on Thriving in Business, Marketing and Style

Posted by on Monday October 26, 2015 | Business, Social Media/Web

In his seminar, “Learning to Thrive as an Artist: Business, Marketing and Style for Photographers,” during PhotoPlus Expo this past week, Seattle-based commercial photographer John Keatley neatly summed up one of the themes of the 2015 PhotoPlus Expo conference: In a market in which technically proficient, beautiful photography can be and is created by the... More

PPE 2015: Mary Virginia Swanson’s Tips on Funding Your Photo Project

Posted by on Saturday October 24, 2015 | Uncategorized

In her seminar “How to Fund Your Long-Term Project” at PhotoPlus Expo, Mary Virginia Swanson shared a variety ideas for researching and securing support from government, corporate and philanthropic entities. Swanson, a consultant, author and the executive director of the LOOK3 festival, encouraged photographers to think about everything they need to finish a project, and to achieve... More

Epson Launches New Fine Art Papers at PhotoPlus Expo 2015

Posted by on Friday October 23, 2015 | Fine Art

Epson trotted out a new line of photo papers at PhotoPlus Expo aimed at photographers and artists seeking to exhibit and sell their output to collectors, museums, galleries and other discerning buyers. Dubbed the Legacy Papers, Epson said they’re manufactured in a pair of European paper mills. The base paper is made in France while the... More