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Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday August 19, 2016 | Media

Simon Cocks | Flickr

“Some people call reading an escape, but it’s not – it’s embracing the true reality of the best parts of who we are.” ― Sean Gibson **** How Natural Are Nature Documentaries?– The Verge Film’s Stunning Comeback – EuropeanCEO Through the Lens, North Korea Is a Sci-Fi Film Set – CNN What It’s Like to Photograph... More

500px’s New Splash Tool Finds Images Through Rough Sketches

Posted by on Thursday August 18, 2016 | Media, Social Media/Web

We’ve seen a flurry of technological innovation centered around image search, particularly in the form of artificial intelligence algorithms that can automatically tag images to make them more discoverable. After all, it’s no good to have a massive collection of digital assets if no one can find what they’re looking for. Now 500px is getting... More

Survey: Why is the Editorial Market Unfair to Photographers?

Posted by on Wednesday July 20, 2016 | Business, Media

In the current editorial photography market, budgets are shrinking as contract terms become less favorable for photographers. As a follow-up to our story “What Lawyers See When They Look at Editorial Photography Contracts,” we surveyed photographers who shoot editorial assignments about the financial challenges of the editorial photography market. A total of 142 photographers responded.... More

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

Posted by on Friday July 8, 2016 | Media

Josue Goge | Flickr

“The world belongs to those who read.” ― Rick Holland **** Cindy Sherman: Why Am I In These Photos? – The Guardian Why the Times Went After Peter Lik – AFT How We Spot Altered Photographs – National Geographic Animals Sly Enough to Surprise David Attenborough – NYT Not Everyone’s Happy with Digital Photography –... More